Real Madrid continued their impressive run as they defeated Athletic Bilbao 3-1 to move joint top of the La Liga table on point with Real Sociedad and Atletico Madrid.

The clash was marred with Raul Garcia being sent off for a foul on Toni Kroos and from that point, the game went to Real Madrid’s favour.

Toni Kroos scored the opener for the home team before Athletic Bilbao equalised to make it 1-1.

Karim Benzema scored a brace to ensure Los Blancos earn the three points from the clash. Real Madrid created some chances but they were a bit wasteful in front of goal.

Isco was introduced to the clash after Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane withdrew Federico Valverde to bring in another dimension to the game.

Asensio was thrown in for Vinicius Junior and the Spanish attackers had an impact in the build-up of the goal.

The Los Blancos will face Eibar in their next La Liga outing in the Ipurua Municipal Stadium on Sunday.

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