Gareth Bale’s Real Madrid grab important 3-1 win against Sociedad

Real Madrid have earned themselves a key win today as Los Merengues triumphed 3-1 against Real Sociedad away from home, without Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo. This fixture was quite an important one. Real Madrid, who had already disappointed in the past couple of weeks, with draws against Levante and Valencia, needed this win in order to come back in the title race and to increase their hopes of catching up to FC Barcelona, who had maintained a splendid record this season. Real Madrid started the game with the absences of Cristiano Ronaldo, Marcelo, Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos, and victory was far from certain at this point. Real Madrid’s first goal would come from a long cross to Sergio Ramos.

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Ousmane Dembélé injured as Barcelona win over Getafe

Despite Barcelona being onto what many may call a perfect start with 4 wins already in La Liga, today’s 2-1 win over Getafe, along with Paulinho’s first Barcelona goal were outshone by Ousmane Dembélé’s hamstring injury. Barcelona’s starting eleven featured the lineup that everyone expected, with the exception of Sergi Roberto being placed at the right-back spot ahead of Benfica signing Nelson Sémédo, who impressed many in his first couple of games for Barcelona (whether that be in the Real Madrid clash, or in the early La Liga fixtures). Ousmane Dembélé’s injury would come right after a successful backheel, nearly thirty minutes into the game. The player performed his back-heel flick successfully, before the receiving player to be dispossessed; Dembélé

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Messi scores twice, leads Barça to 3-0 win on Juventus

Lionel Messi’s stellar performances have not stopped; in fact, the Argentinian winger has been noted as man of the match yesterday as Barcelona faced Juventus in one of the most anticipated clashes of this season’s UEFA Champions League. Many knew that this game would be quite an interesting one, though the prestige of both teams had decreased in the past season. Despite being Champions League finalists, Juventus had already lost a sizeable amount of key players in the transfer window, whereas Barcelona was also plagued by exits as their star Neymar left to join PSG (his replacement Ousmane Dembélé made his debut last week-end). Nonetheless, for many experts, this was a game to watch if anyone was to evaluate the

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