LaLiga Essentials: The Essien midfield masterclass

Published on: 11 March 2021

In this week's #LaLigaEssentials episode, we relive an iconic moment from Ghanaian legend Michael Essien as he clinched his first goal for Real Madrid.

Essien produced a masterclass in the middle of the park to help Real to an emphatic 4-0 win against Real Zaragoza.The Ghana international notched his first goal for Madrid and also provided an assist.

It was an outstanding all-round performance from the midfielder, who scored two goals in 21 appearances in the famous white shirt during his season-long loan from Chelsea.

Watch Essien's first goal for Real Madrid below: