The Real Madrid players took advantage of Barcelona’s mistake, and they escaped the Catalan giants by two with a minimal 1-0 victory against Espanyol.
The “Royal Club” is a lot harder than anticipated to beat ‘lantern player Espanyol, who on Saturday was replacing the third coach this season.
Abelardo Fernandez was terminated before the match against Barcelona, following David Gallego and Pablo Machino.
Espanyol offered great resistance against Real Madrid, and Carlos Casemir ‘s goal tackled the victor’s inquiry in the 44th moment after Karim Benzema ‘s fifth huge assist.
Villarreal celebrated with 2-0 at home against Valencia in an earlier match, and in this way proceeded with their phenomenal structure after the crown break, posting four successes and a draw.
Paco Alcácer (14) and Gerard Moreno (44) were the scorers for Villarreal, each of whom scored goals with a volley. Right now, Villarreal is only three points away from the fourth-placed Seville, or Champions League.
Levante beat Betis 4-2 at home on Sunday, in a duel of teams who don’t have to battle for survival however are way off the mark to the position leading to Europe.
The scorers were Borja Mayoral (21), Enis Bardhi (35), José Luis Morales (50), and Rubén Rochina (59) for the hosts, and Sergio Canales (70) and Juanmi (87) scored consolation goals for the visitors.
Real Madrid took the top of the table with 71 points, two more than Barcelona, who lurched at Celta Vigo 2-2 on Saturday, playing away. With 58 points, Atletico Madrid is third.
Mallorca (26), Leganes (25), and Espanyol (24) occupy the last three positions leading to the lower level of the opposition. Celta has 34 points in 17th position, last to guarantee salvation.