Real Madrid 2-1 Sporting Gijon as Ronaldo braceput Madrid in commanding position, Real Madrid started the game against Sporting Gijon in flying colours as Ronaldo scored twice in first 20 minutes to put the home side in commanding position. However Sporting Gijon found themselves back into the game with a goal coming from Carlos Carmona in 35th minute. Madrid couple stretch their lead at top of the table to 7 points with a win but they have alot to do in second half.
Real Madrid today wore a one-off shirt partly made from plastic waste found in the ocean and Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice but Real Madrid rode their luck to beat Sporting Gijon and go seven points clear at the top of La Liga – for a few hours.
The European champions looked in control when Ronaldo scored twice in the first 18 minutes.
His opener was a penalty and his second was a header from Nacho’s cross – his eighth La Liga goal in four games. But Carlos Carmona pulled one back and Duje Cop missed a penalty for the visitors with 13 minutes left. The Croatia international, who appeared to check his pulse just before taking the kick, fired high and wide after Nacho was penalised for fouling Victor Rodriguez.
Real Madrid 2 – 1 Sporting Gijón Spanish BBVA La Liga Match Highlights
- 05′ 1 – 0 Cristiano Ronaldo scores from penalty just in 5th minute of the game to put Real Madrid ahead.
- 18′ 2 – 0 Cristiano Ronaldo found himself at at the scoresheet again in 18th minute and made it 2-0.
35′ 2 – 1 Carlos Carmona brought Sporting Gijon back in the game.
78′ 2 – 1 (Penalty Missed) Duje Cop missed golden oppertunity to put Gijon back on level terms.
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