Santiago Bernabeu

Next Game

R Madrid v A Madrid

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 19:45

Champions League Quarter Final

Municipal de Riazor

Last Game

Deportivo 1 - 2 A Madrid

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 17:00

Spanish Primera BBVA

Real win, Atletico close gap

Real Madrid produced an emphatic display to crush Valencia, while Atletico Madrid closed the gap on Barcelona.

Last Updated: 20/01/13 at 21:54 Post Comment

Cristiano Ronaldo: Bagged a brace

Cristiano Ronaldo: Bagged a brace

Real were supposed to be a team in disarray under Jose Mourinho but there were no signs of that as Valencia were humbled 5-0 in the Mestalla on Sunday night.

All five goals came in a sensational first half for the visitors as Gonzalo Higuain opened the scoring before Cristiano Ronaldo and Angel Di Maria helped themselves to two goals each.

But Atletico also claimed three points to ensure Real remain seven points adrift of their city rivals in third place.

Diego Simeone's side ran out comfortable 2-0 winners over Levante to stretch their unbeaten record at the Vicente Calderon stadium to a remarkable 18 games and move within eight points of Barcelona.

Perhaps the only surprise was that Radamel Falcao was not on the scoresheet as goals from Adrian Lopez and Koke secured the victory for the home side.

It wasn't all good news for Atletico though as their Colombian talisman limped off the field with what appeared to be a hamstring injury and could rule him out for a number of weeks.

Elsewhere, Osasuna moved off the bottom of La Liga and left Deportivo La Coruna there instead as they saw off the Galician side 2-1 in Pamplona.

Goals from Kike Sola and Nino inside an hour effectively sealed the points for Osasuna but they were forced to endure a nervy finish when Javier Camunas scored in injury time.

And finally, there were three points for Real Valladolid as they moved into the top half of the table with a 2-0 victory at home to Real Zaragoza.

Goals from Javi Guerra and Oscar Gonzalez either side of the break were enough for Valladolid to get the win in the heavy rain.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

Y

ou can win five in a row or lose five in a row... Or in Carver's case you can win one in a row or lose five in a row.

black_waltz
Carver: I'm up to the job

C

AMPAIGN, CAMPAIGN it's a clearly a CAMPAIGN

mario for pm
Chelsea's poor 'respect' rating

S

epp Blatter really is very, very good at this isn't he? Terrible human being, but really good at it.

megabrow (cufc)
Blatter 'like Jesus and Mandela'

Footer 365

Everton 1-0 Swansea: Roberto Martinez insists Romelu Lukaku is the club's designated penalty taker

Everton boss Roberto Martinez insisted Romelu Lukaku is the only penalty taker after his side's 1-0 win over Burnley.

Reading 1-2 Arsenal: Adam Federici's extra-time gaffe sends Arsenal to FA Cup final

Adam Federici's extra-time error gifted Arsenal a 2-1 victory over Reading and a place in the FA Cup final.

Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United: Eden Hazard winner sends Blues 10 points clear

Eden Hazard scored the only goal as Chelsea beat Manchester United 1-0 to move 10 points clear at the top of the table.

Mail Box

Wenger's Titles Down To United Woes...

Well, it's certainly one theory. Man United fans are out in force - decrying Wenger and defending FFP. We have mails on Coquelin, Coutinho and Mediawatch...

Mailbox: The Pros And Cons Of FFP

The mailbox has gone a little bit serious as they debate the pros and cons of FFP. Does it create a closed shop or opportunity? Plus, POTY nominations and...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company