Real Madrid returned to the LaLiga summit and opened up a two-point title lead over rivals Barcelona with a narrow win at Espanyol on Sunday.
Casemiro scored the only goal of the game on the stroke of half-time after a phenomenal assist from Karim Benzema as Los Blancos notched a fifth successive post-lockdown victory at RCDE Stadium.
Zinedine Zidane’s side now have the clear upper hand in an exciting title race, with Barcelona’s hopes of retaining their championship dealt a blow on Saturday when Iago Aspas’ late free-kick consigned them to a 2-2 draw against Celta Vigo at Balaidos.
The Blaugrana have a tough game in store against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night, while Real Madrid are next in action against Getafe on Thursday.
Here is how the table looks today…
LaLiga table: 2019/20 latest standings
LaLiga table correct as of June 28, 2020.
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