Real Madrid tighten their grip on La Liga title with a 2-0 win over Alaves at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium on Friday evening as the Los Blancos take a further step to clinch the title.
Real Madrid found a way to hurt Alaves and it came in the 11th minute of the clash after Ferland Mendy outpace an opponent and the Real Madrid defender was fouled in the process and fortunately for Los Blancos the referee award a penalty for the home team.
Karim Benzema made no mistake from the spot to give Real Madrid the lead, the visitors played offensively and caused a lot of issues for Real Madrid shaky defence that has lack the presence of Dani Carvajal and Sergio Ramos.
Thibaut Courtois was kept on his toe and was forced to make some decent saves to ensure Real Madrid maintain the lead in the opening 45 minutes of play.
Real Madrid scored the second goal from a good combination between Benzema and Asensio after the Frenchman brilliantly beat the offside trap to set up Asensio for the second goal of the match.
The home team played better in the second half with the beauty of their rewarded with excellent pressing and pinpoints pass ushered by Toni Kross.
Real Madrid made a good account of their selves with a 2-0 win over Alaves as Zinedine Zidane’s men tighten grip on the La Liga title.
With the victory against Alaves Real Madrid has restored the four points lead over Barcelona on the La Liga table.
Up next for Real Madrid is the trip to Los Carmenes to face Granada on Monday.