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LaLiga: Real Madrid Beat Athletic Bilbao, Extend Lead Over Barcelona

LaLiga: Real Madrid Beat Athletic Bilbao, Extend Lead Over Barcelona

Real Madrid moved closer to clinching this season’s LaLiga title with a hardfought 1-0 away win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

The win stretch Madrid’s lead to seven points over title rivals Barcelona as they took their tally to 77 with four games remaining.

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Skipper Sergio Ramos was the hero for Madrid as his 73rd minute penalty sealed the win for Los Merenguez.

It is now back-to-back games that Ramos will be scoring from the penalty spot which secured victory for his team.

He converted from the spot in Madrid’s 1-0 home win against Getafe on Thursday.

He is now the first defender to reach 10 goals in a single La Liga season since Mariano Pernia for Getafe in 2005/06 campaign.

Madrid have now won seven straight games since football returned in Spain after suspension over coronavirus outbreak.

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