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La Liga News: 27 November 2016: Real Extend Unbeaten Record, Sevilla Move Into Second

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Real Madrid 2-1 Sporting Gijon - BBC Sport
The European champions looked in control when Ronaldo scored twice in the first 18 minutes. His opener was a penalty and his second was a header from Nacho's cross - his eighth La Liga goal in four games. But Carlos Carmona pulled one back and Duje Cop missed a penalty for the visitors with 13 minutes left.

Ronaldo scores 2 as Real Madrid equals Ancelotti's run
Zinedine Zidane has matched another feat by Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid. With two first-half goals by Cristiano Ronaldo, Zidane's Madrid defeated Sporting Gijon 2-1 in the Spanish league on Saturday to equal the 31-game unbeaten run by Ancelotti's team in the 2013-14 season.

Real Madrid | Record-breaking Zidane pips Madrid great Miguel Muñoz -
After 13 weeks of the new season, Zidane has eased into top spot in terms of Liga managers as a whole with 86 points gained in his first 33 games in charge (27 wins, five draws and one defeat). The Frenchman has exceeded even the great Miguel Muñoz, who in his first 33 games at the Bernabéu racked up 84 points (27 wins, three draws and three defeats).

Sevilla FC vs. Valencia - Football Match Report - November 26, 2016 - ESPN
Sevilla moved up to second place in LaLiga with a 2-1 win over Valencia at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday evening. A sterile first half gave way to a much more open second as an Ezequiel Garay own goal put Sevilla ahead in the 53rd minute, but Valencia substitute Munir El Haddadi drew the visitors level 12 minutes later. Sevilla, who lacked their usual fluency without the playmaking talents of Samir Nasri, had enough about them to grab a winner when Nico Pareja restored their lead in the 75th minute and Jorge Sampaoli's men just about hung on to move six points behind league leaders Real Madrid.

Espanyol vs. Leganes - Football Match Report - November 26, 2016 - ESPN
Espanyol secured their first home win of the season at the seventh attempt as two goals early in the second half set them up for a 3-0 victory at home to Leganes. Quickfire goals from Gerard Moreno and Pablo Piatti did the damage as Leganes failed to build on their win over Osasuna, with the defeat their fifth in six matches.

Bacca attends Sevilla game | Football Italia
Milan striker Carlos Bacca sparked transfer speculation after attending a Sevilla game while his teammates played Empoli. The 30-year-old Colombia international has failed to score in his last six games for the Rossoneri. He has a slight injury and was therefore rested for tonight’s trip to Empoli.

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