La Liga: Real Madrid returns to the top after beating Getafe – News India Live

Madrid, February 2 (HS). Striker Joselu scored twice as Real Madrid returned to the top of La Liga by beating Getafe 2-0 on Thursday night.

The match was rescheduled due to their participation in the Spanish Supercup in early January, and Real Madrid achieved their sixth consecutive league win.

Real Madrid started brightly, gaining immediate control of the ball and putting Getafe under pressure in the first half. In the 14th minute of the match, Joselu gave Madrid the lead by scoring a header after a cross from Lucas Vazquez.

Madrid maintained its lead till the first half. The bad news for Getafe was the injury to central defender Antonio Rudiger after a collision with Mason Greenwood. Eduardo Camavinga had to replace the German in the second half.

Greenwood created Getafe’s first two chances after the break, but could not convert them. In the 56th minute of the match, Joselu doubled Madrid’s lead with his second goal of the match. Real Madrid maintained their 2–0 lead until the final hooter and registered their sixth consecutive win.

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