The 20-year-old English midfielder scored a goal and provided an assist last night, helping Real Madrid leapfrog their arch-rival FC Barcelona to claim the top position in the Spanish La Liga. Jude Bellingham has proven to be the best signing of this latest transfer window so far.
Masterclass vs. Girona
Girona had a flying start to the 2023/24 season, leading the La Liga table ahead of favorites like Real Madrid and FC Barcelona until the completion of the seventh round with 19 points. Going into the match against Real Madrid, Girona remained undefeated. They were high on confidence, playing against Madrid at their home ground and hoping to snatch points from Real Madrid, but Jude had other plans.
Jude Bellingham provided a superb assist to Joselu in the 17th minute of the game to give Real Madrid the lead. This was Jude’s second assist in La Liga 2023/24. Aurélien Tchouaméni doubled Real Madrid’s lead just four minutes later. Jude Bellingham further increased Madrid’s lead to 3-0 in the 71st minute of the game to secure all three points. This was Bellingham’s 7th goal of the season. He received a rating of 9.0 in the match for his goal and assist in 74 minutes of playtime.
Top scorer of the league
When Jude Bellingham first signed for Real Madrid, no one would have believed that he would score this many goals for Madrid.
Fast forward three months, he is now the main man for Real Madrid, scoring seven goals and providing 2 assists in just 8 starts for Real Madrid. With six of the seven goals coming in La Liga, Jude Bellingham is currently the top scorer in La Liga, outscoring elite goalscorers such as Lewandowski, Morata, etc.