Carlo Ancelotti’s side will be happy with having returned to the summit of the league, when sweeping aside Granada on the weekend.
Marco Asensio and Nacho ensured comfortability for his or her side, as their goals place Real Madrid ahead by 2 within the primary 25 minutes. Granada’s Luiz Suarez, to not be confused with Atletico Madrid’s striker who has the identical name, pulled one back for the Andaluces on the thirty fourth minute, but it had been never visiting be enough.
Los Blancos’ two goal cushion was restored in the second [*fr1] with a goal from Vinicius Junior, before Rodríguez Jiménez was sent off for Granada, that all however crushed any hopes that they had of obtaining into the game.
Madrid’s fourth came in the 76th minute through Ferland Mendy, topping off a result that sees Ancelotti’s side leapfrog Real Sociedad to travel high of the table. The early pace setters from San Sebastian solely managed a 0-zero draw at home to Valencia.
Sevilla additionally dropped two points in their two-a pair of draw with Alaves whilst Atlético Madrid bagged three points during a one-0 win over Osasuna.
Barcelona beat local rival Espanyol by the same little margin with a penalty from Memphis Depay being the only thing to separate the sides. The win gives new manager and former player Xavi his first victory since taking charge.
Off the pitch, it has been reported that Manchester United have approached Real Madrid’s former player and manager Zinedine Zidane over the vacant manager position that displayed following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Soskjaer.
Despite Zidane initially being created the bookmakers favorite to require the work, a lot of recent reports recommend that he has told sources shut to him that he's not interested. The Frenchman left his managerial role at Real Madrid last May to finish his second spell at the club as the man in the dugout.