Alaba came off the bench to send home the game-winner.
Carlo Ancelotti suggested the pressure of playing for Real Madrid might have got the better of two of his young players against Almeria.
MADRID (AP) — Substitute David Alaba needed one touch to help Real Madrid rally to victory in its Spanish league opener on Sunday. Alaba came off the bench and immediately scored from a 75th-minute free kick to give defending champion Madrid a 2-1 come-from-behind win at promoted Almería. Alaba sprinted from the bench and went straight to the free kick spot, then curled a well-struck shot that went over the wall and hit the post before going in. Almería, the Saudi-owned club promoted after seven
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