Alex Fernandez wins sibling rivalry in Cadiz victory over Actual Madrid | Soccer Information

MADRID: Cadiz midfielder Alex Fernandez was lastly the happiest member of his footballing household when his aspect loved a shock 1-Zero win over Actual Madrid – and older brother Nacho – on Saturday.
Alex, 28, and Nacho, 30, each joined Actual Madrid’s youth staff as youngsters however whereas Nacho went on to spend his whole, silverware-laden profession at Madrid, Alex represented the primary staff for under 47 minutes, again when Jose Mourinho was in cost.
Whereas Nacho performed alongside the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos and gained 4 Champions League titles and three La Liga crowns, Alex launched into a much less glamorous journey, enjoying at Croatian aspect Rijeka, English outfit Studying and Spanish golf equipment Espanyol and Elche with restricted success.
He lastly discovered his toes after a transfer to Cadiz in 2017 and scored 13 targets in final season’s marketing campaign, when the aspect earned promotion again to La Liga for the primary time in 14 years.
Nacho in the meantime has seen his standing at Madrid fall lately and he wouldn’t have anticipated to face his youthful brother had it not been for accidents to Actual’s two fundamental rightbacks, Dani Carvajal and Alvaro Odriozola.
As Madrid toiled in one among their worst first-half performances in current reminiscence, Alex acquired the higher of his brother and his aspect earned their first ever away victory towards Madrid due to Anthony Lozano’s first-half strike.
Alex mentioned Nacho had provided him his congratulations however added that the household was avoiding discussing the sport. “Past the match and end result he’s my brother. He was very annoyed with the defeat however he congratulated me and gave me a kiss and mentioned we had had a terrific sport and had earned an important victory,” Alex advised Cope radio station.
“My father was prudent as a result of he is aware of how a lot the defeat hurts my brother, and we’ve not talked about it an excessive amount of as a household as a result of whereas I am very pleased, Nacho may be very unhappy.”

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