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La Liga News: 19 April 2015; Real Madrid Win Against Malaga Marred by Injuries to Luka Modric, Gareth Bale

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Fifty up for Cristiano Ronaldo | Sky Sports Football
Real will at least go into that game on the back of a victory as goals from Sergio Ramos, James Rodriguez and Ronaldo cancelled out a reply from Juanmi. Ronaldo's strike saw him bring up 50 goals in all competitions for the fifth successive year, although he should have reached the milestone earlier than stoppage time having seen his 67th-minute penalty come back off the post when the score was still 1-0.

Madrid's season on the brink after Modric and Bale blows -
Just when coach Carlo Ancelotti was getting used to having a fully fit squad at his disposal once again, he received some ominous news. Injury has struck down two of his most important players at the worst possible time. Gareth Bale went down after two minutes against Malaga and was withdrawn shortly afterwards with a calf problem. Later, on the hour mark, his former Tottenham teammate Luka Modric limped off with suspected ligament damage in his knee which could keep the Croatian midfielder out for the rest of the season.

La Liga title will come down to season's final day, says Carlo Ancelotti - ESPN FC
Ancelotti's side managed a 3-1 La Liga victory over Malaga at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday evening, while Barcelona defeated Valencia 2-0 to maintain their two-point advantage over Los Blancos. "I expect it will be decided in the last game," Ancelotti said. "We want to stay alive in La Liga, and the two teams have difficult games, because now there is so much in play."

Real Madrid reeling as Modric ruled out for six weeks -
The midfielder hobbled off 60 minutes into Saturday's Primera Division clash with Malaga at the Santiago Bernabeu and the capital club subsequently revealed that he had sprained a ligament in his right knee. However, the Croatian Football Federation announced on Sunday that Modric will be sidelined for six weeks, meaning he will play no part in the conclusion of the Spanish season, which wraps up on May 24.

Antoine Griezmann at the double yet again to give Atletico Madrid a 2-1 win | Sky Sports Football
Antoine Griezmann was at the double yet again to give Atletico Madrid a 2-1 win over Deportivo La Coruna. The Frenchman opened the scoring with just five minutes played with a stunning bicycle kick, then extended the visitors' lead midway through the first half with another impressive first-time finish to move on to 20 league goals in his first season for the Rojiblancos.

Aduriz brace seals Bilbao win over Getafe | Sky Sports Football
Aritz Aduriz scored either side of half-time, the first coming from the penalty spot after Emiliano Velazquez was sent off for the visitors. Ibai and Markel Susaeta then completed the scoring as Athletic moved up to eighth while Getafe are eight points clear of the relegation zone.

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