la liga matchday 15 roundup

La Liga Matchday 15 Roundup: Ramos Keeps Madrid on Top

Real Madrid was very nearly beaten by Deportivo in the weekend, but a spirited comeback in the late stages of the tie saw the Madrid outfit secure a 3-2 win.

Zidane’s side extended their unbeaten run to 35 games as Alvaro Morata, MarianoMejia and Sergio Ramos got their names on the scoresheet.

Ramos’ goal came in dramatic fashion as he scored in the last minute of extra-time to render Joselu’s brace for Deportivo meaningless in the game’s outcome.

The win saw Madrid maintain their six-point gap over Barcelona who secured a 3-0 win over Osasuna thanks to a goal from Suarez and Messi’s brace.

The first-half endedgoalless, but Luis Enrique’s team talk must’ve certainly had a positive effect on Barca for the remainder of the game.

Sevilla closed in on Barca with a 3-0 win over Celta Vigo; thefirst-half was drab in a similar vein as Barcelona, but Vincente Iborra’s second-half hat-trick saw Sevilla pick up the win.

Elsewhere, Athletic Bilbao failed to climb to fifth place following a 1-0 defeat against Real Betis as Ruben Castro scored a goal in the 18th minute to give his side the win.

Espanyol’s fine runoff form continued as they extended their unbeaten run to 9 games following a 2-1 win over Sporting Gijon. The first-half was relatively boring, but the goals started pouring in during the second 45.

Felipe Caicedo headed home in the 54th minute before Leo Baptistao doubled Espanyol’s lead. Gijon’s consolation goal came courtesy of Duje Cop while Eibar and Alaves played out a goalless draw.
Real Sociedad kept their mini-run going with a 3-2 win over Valencia.

Willain Jose opened the scoring with a brace before Dani Parejo clawed one back for Valencia through a penalty.

Juanmi then extended Sociedad’s lead in the final minute of play before Zakaria Bakkali scored what turned out to be a consolation goal.

Granada played out a 1-1 draw with Granada with goals from Ignacio Camacho and Artem Kravetscancelling each other out.

The shock result of the match day was witnessed as Villarreal secured a 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid. Miguel Trigueros opened the scoring in the 28th minute, Jonathan Dos Santos doubled the lead 10 minutes later.

The final blow was delivered by Roberto Soriano in the 90th minute. Villarreal moved up to fourth place and Atleti dropped to sixthon the standings.

League Table after Matchday 15​

la liga matchday 15 table

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