La Liga Overview: Madrid get back to winning methods
Genuine Madrid secured a 3-1 victory away at Levante as nearest rivals Villarreal could only handle a scoreless draw against Celta Vigo.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored 1 and setup yet another as True Madrid recorded a 3-1 victory away at bottom club Levante in Wednesday’s La Liga action.
The Portuguese forward broke the deadlock using a 34th-minute penalty ahead of an own target by Levante goalkeeper Diego Marino doubled the away side’s lead in Valencia.
A purpose from Deyverson halved the deficit ahead of the break, but Madrid made certain in the victory in the closing minutes when Isco swept dwelling Ronaldo’s cut-back in the appropriate byline.
The outcome sees Zinedine Zidane’s side move 4 points clear in third place soon after nearest rivals Villarreal have been held to a 0-0 draw away at Celta Vigo.
Fifth-placed Sevilla triumphed 1-0 win more than Eibar, Fernando Llorente grabbing the only objective on the game when he turned inside the region to fire property a shot soon after 11 minutes. Lillo was sent off for Eibar inside the closing minutes.
Aritz Aduriz hit a hat-trick as Athletic Bilbao defeated Deportivo La Coruna 4-1 at San Mames.
Iker Muniain opened the scoring for the hosts following 13 minutes ahead of Aduriz took more than proceedings. The forward’s treble – completed just soon after the hour mark – takes his tally for the season in La Liga to 17 goals.
Oriol Riera scored within the 51st minute for Deportivo, that are nevertheless however to register a win in 2016 in any competitors.
Valencia recorded a third win in their last 4 La Liga outings as they battled back from an early deficit to triumph 2-1 at Malaga.
Duje Cop gave the home side a 14th-minute lead, only for team-mate Carlos Kameni to gift Valencia an equaliser. The goalkeeper came off his line to take care of a cross from the proper, only to palm it into his own aim when stretching backwards.
Denis Cheryshev scored the winner for Gary Neville’s side within a game that saw referee Jose Luis Gonzalez hand out a total of 11 yellow cards, even though nobody was sent off.