Result: Real Madrid move to within two wins of title with Alaves victory

    The capital club need two more wins to seal the crown.

    Real Madrid extended their lead at the top of LaLiga to 4 points with a 2-0 home win against Alaves.

    Karim Benzema transformed an early penalty and later on offered the assist for Marco Asensio‘s second-half tap-in as Zinedine Zidane‘s side edged more detailed to clinching the title.

    Real, who registered their 8th straight league victory, need two more wins to protect their 3rd LaLiga crown in 9 years.

    Matchday35 ✅

    That’s 8 wins in a row for @realmadriden! #LaLigaSantander

    — LaLiga English (@LaLigaEN) July 10, 2020

    Real were provided an early scare when Alaves’ former Stoke and Newcastle striker Joselu headed against the crossbar.

    However Benzema transformed an 11 th-minute penalty– his 18 th goal of the season– after Ximo Navarro was adjudged to have actually made contact with Ferland Mendy in the area.

    Benzema then turned supplier by establishing Asensio for Real’s second goal, with video footage revealing the Frenchman was onside when getting the ball after it had actually been referred to VAR.

    Domingos Duarte struck a late winner for Granada, who stepped up their quote for European football next season with a 3-2 win at Real Sociedad.

    That smile is back! ⚽ @marcoasensio10 #RMLiga|#RealMadridAlaves

    — Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) July10,2020

    Duarte headed home in the 88 th minute after Sociedad had actually battled back from 2-0 down at half- time.

    Antonio Puertas and Roberto Soldado put Granada in control prior to Mikel Merino and Mikel Oyarzabal transported the home side briefly level.

    Granada, promoted to the leading flight last season, climbed up to within one point of seventh-placed Sociedad, who inhabit the final Europa League berth.

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