Vinicius Junior is on track again. If you remember last season, the Brazilian youngster was playing very well, and he was an essential player in Real Madrid.
Not a good start of the season
Real Madrid brought another Brazilian youngster in the summer of 2019. Since then, Rodrygo and Vinicius have had a competition with each other. Along with Rodrygo, Real Madrid bought Eden Hazard, and Vinicius became more distracted from reality.
Brazilian player had a terrible start to the season. He could score a goal in late October, but it was not a game-changing moment. At the same time, Rodrygo had a perfect hat-trick on his debut of Champions League, and everyone hailed him. Vinicius became not active in the Los Blancos squad, and everything changed.
Vinicius started playing differently in 2020
Zinedine Zidane saw the progress of Vinicius Junior from the start of the year. Eden Hazard is still injured and can’t help the team, so Real Madrid needed someone ready to attack differently. Real Madrid lacks attacking options after the injury of Eden Hazard. Belgian player was making a difference on the field; he was the primary influencer along with Karim Benzema
At the same time, Rodrygo and Vazquez could not do the work of Eden Hazard. As it seems, Vinicius is in good shape, and he changed the way he works on training.
Match against Atletico Madrid
Zidane decided to use Vinicius Junior frequently in 2020. Brazilian players have changed the style and have become the most significant impact on Real Madrid’s latest success. As you know, Real Madrid won the Madrid derby in La Liga at Bernabeu after seven years. Since 2012, Los Blancos could not win a home match against Simeone’s Atletico. Vinicius made an appearance during the Madrid derby, and everything changed. It seems Vinicius is getting wise and more impactful in the attacking line. Let’s see how a player can handle the competition with Eden Hazard after Belgian is back in action.