Real Madrid came back from being 2 – 0 down to beat Villarreal 3-2.Thus they remain on top of the table.
Cristiano Ronaldo broke a La Liga all-time record.He scored his 57th penalty in the La Liga – breaking the record of club legend Hugo Sanchez.( Messi incidentally is currently on 43 penalties)
Zidane has more to cheer about.Real Madrid also equalled Barcelona’s 73-year old record of 44 games in a row in which they have scored.
One more goal in their next game against Las Palmas on wednesday will give them a new La Liga record.
Highlights of a brilliant win.
Earlier in the day Barcelona had beaten Atletico Madrid 2 -1 thanks to a late goal from Messi.They had briefly taken pole position but are back now to languishing in second place.
Highlights of that game..