LaLiga champions Real Madrid moved within five points adrift of league leaders Barcelona and one point behind second placed Valencia after a 3-0 win over Eibar at the Bernabeu on Sunday night, Newslegend.com.ng reports.
An own goal by Paulo Oliveira, with Sergio Ramos thought to have nodded the ball, and goals from Marco Asencio and Marcelo, sealed the win for Madrid.
Madrid who were held to a 1-1 draw by Tottenham Hotspur in the UEFA Champions League last week went 1-0 up in the 18th minute after Eibar’s Oliveira turned the ball into his own net.
Ten minutes later, Asencio got on the score sheet to make it 2-0 in favour of Madrid.
And in the 82nd minute Marcelo added a third to make it 3-0 against Eibar.
The win took Madrid to third on 20 points from nine games. Eibar are 16th on seven points in the league table.
Barcelona lead the the LaLiga pack on 25 points, while Valencia are second on 21 points.IB