Real Madrid Ease Past Sociedad To Open Eight-Point Lead At Top Of La Liga

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Real Madrid won convincingly against Real Sociedad, extending their lead at the top of La Liga to eight points.

For the visitors, the brilliant Vinicius Jr scored first, combining well with Luka Jovic inside the area before finding the bottom corner.

Jovic, who came on in the first half to replace the injured Karim Benzema, then scored his first goal of the season, heading in from close range after a corner. In reaction, the hosts didn’t do much.

Atletico now sits in fourth place with 29 points, with Sevilla in second place with 31 points and a game in hand on the leaders.

Real Sociedad suffered their second consecutive defeat after going 13 games unbeaten in La Liga, putting them in fifth place, level on points with Atletico Madrid despite having played one more game.

Source: BBC Sport

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