Vinicius Junior comes off the bench to score winning goal for Real Madrid

Luka Jovic failed to make his mark against Real Valladolid as his replacement Vinicius Junior struck Real Madrid’s winner.

Vinicius scores the opener against Real Valladolid's Spanish goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez

The Brazilian winger has struggled for goals over his last two seasons and so for all his youthful brilliance Zidane has overlooked him for big games including last season’s Champions League defeat by Manchester City.

Substitute Vinicius Junior finished well on 65 minutes and although he was offside the goal stood because the ball had reached him after hitting Valladolid defender Bruno Gonzalez.

Vinicius is surrounded by Real Madrid team-mates after scoring what turned out to be winner

Real have maintained their undefeated streak in the new season. Zinedine Zidane’s team have four points in the first two games of the league.

Valladolid goalkeeper Roberto defended Federico Valverde and Luka Jovic’s excellent shots to frustrate Real.

Vinicius Junior scores Real Madrid's winner on Wednesday night with a close-range finish

In other match of La Liga, Villarreal beats Deportivi Alaves by 2-1 and Elche beats Eibar by just 1 goal.

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