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Madrid strike late, Barça overwhelm Elche

Published: Saturday 24 January 2015, 22.02CET
Gareth Bale struck a late penalty as Real Madrid CF saw off Córdoba CF despite Cristiano Ronaldo's dismissal; FC Barcelona responded with an emphatic victory.

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Published: Saturday 24 January 2015, 22.02CET

Madrid strike late, Barça overwhelm Elche

Gareth Bale struck a late penalty as Real Madrid CF saw off Córdoba CF despite Cristiano Ronaldo's dismissal; FC Barcelona responded with an emphatic victory.

• Ten-man Real Madrid CF win 2-1 at Córdoba CF thanks to Gareth Bale's late spot kick.
• Nabil Ghilas scores hosts' opener with second-minute penalty; Karim Benzema equalises.
• Cristiano Ronaldo sent off eight minutes from time; Córdoba's Fede Cartabia also dismissed.
• Los Merengues remain one point clear at Liga summit.

• Lionel Messi and Neymar score two apiece as FC Barcelona record 6-0 win at lowly Elche CF.
• Gerard Piqué marks 200th Liga game with the opener and the visitors hit five after interval.
• The Blaugrana record sixth consecutive victory in all competitions.
• Antoine Griezmann hits two as Club Atlético de Madrid beat Rayo Vallecano de Madrid.
• Luciano Vietto scores as Villarreal CF extend unbeaten run to club record 17 games.
• Xabi Prieto's first goal of the season earns Real Sociedad de Fútbol victory over SD Eibar.

Elsewhere
FA Cup: City, Chelsea stunned
Ligue 1: Monaco's fine form continues
Serie A: Lazio overcome Milan

Last updated: 24/01/15 23.58CET

Results

Spanish Liga 2014/15

Matches
HomeAway
Last updated: 24/01/2015 23:52 CET

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Real SociedadReal Sociedad1-0EibarEibar

Xabi Prieto 55

Venue: San Sebastian

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VillarrealVillarreal1-0LevanteLevante

Vietto 56

Venue: Castellon

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AtléticoAtlético3-1Rayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano

Griezmann 12, 22, Manucho 56 (og)

Trashorras 35

Venue: Madrid

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ElcheElche0-6BarcelonaBarcelona

Piqué 35, Messi 55 (P), 88, Neymar 69, 71, Pedro Rodríguez 90+3

Venue: Elche

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CórdobaCórdoba1-2Real MadridReal Madrid

Ghilas 3 (P)

Benzema 27, Bale 89 (P)

Venue: Cordoba

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