Real Madrid Wins To Sustain Pressure On Barcelona

Real Madrid survived an early scare against Real Sociedad to sustain the pressure on La Liga leaders, Barcelona.

Real Madrid players jubilating a goal
Real Madrid players jubilating a goal

Real Sociedad’s forward, Willian Jose intercepted Sergio Ramos’ weak back pass and rounded goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to put the away team in the lead.

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However, Real’s Karim Benzema fifth goal in three matches cancelled out Willian Jose’s second-minute opener.

Second-half goals from Luka Modric and Federico Valverde then sealed victory for Zidane.

Earlier on Saturday, reigning champions Barcelona edged past Leganes to move three points ahead of Real.