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Ronaldo delivers win for Madrid

Published: Sunday 19 September 2010, 0.40CET
Cristiano Ronaldo's deflected free-kick took Real Madrid CF top in Spain as they won 2-1 at Real Sociedad de Fútbol, with victories celebrated elsewhere by RCD Mallorca and RCD Espanyol.
Ronaldo delivers win for Madrid
Madrid's players enjoy Ángel Di María's opener ©Getty Images
Published: Sunday 19 September 2010, 0.40CET

Ronaldo delivers win for Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo's deflected free-kick took Real Madrid CF top in Spain as they won 2-1 at Real Sociedad de Fútbol, with victories celebrated elsewhere by RCD Mallorca and RCD Espanyol.

Real Madrid CF maintained their winning form by posting a 2-1 triumph at Real Sociedad de Fútbol, earning themselves three points along with RCD Mallorca and RCD Espanyol.

Victorious against CA Osasuna last Saturday and AFC Ajax in midweek, José Mourinho's side put themselves top of the pile in the Spanish Liga thanks to a pair of second-half goals. Summer signing Ángel Di María opened his Madrid tally with an exquisite swerving shot six minutes after the break, but it took Cristiano Ronaldo's deflected free-kick 18 minutes from the end to earn the spoils after Raúl Tamudo had restored parity.

Elsewhere on Saturday, Athletic Club recovered from two goals down to draw 2-2 away against Real Sporting de Gijón. Spanish international striker Fernando Llorente sealed a share of the points in the 58th minute after Carlos Gurpegi had halved the early lead established by Miguel de las Cuevas and Gaston Sangoy.

There was no comeback for CA Osasuna, on the other hand, as they were left still looking for a first win this season after succumbing 2-0 at Mallorca, where coach Michael Laudrup celebrated his maiden success at the helm. Lastly, Espanyol saw off UD Almería 1-0.

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Spanish Liga 2010/11

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Last updated: 05/05/2011 10:20 CET
HérculesHércules1-2ValenciaValencia

Trezeguet 43 (p)

Mata 2, Pablo Hernández 23

Venue: Alicante
LevanteLevante1-2VillarrealVillarreal

Caicedo 90

Nilmar 16, 43

Venue: Valencia
RacingRacing2-0ZaragozaZaragoza

Henrique 76, Nahuelpán Osten 90+1

Venue: Santander
AtléticoAtlético1-2BarcelonaBarcelona

Raúl García 25

Messi 13, Piqué 32

Venue: Madrid
MálagaMálaga1-2SevillaSevilla

Rondón 14

Alfaro 20, Martín Cáceres 45+2

Venue: Málaga

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