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La Liga News: 7 November 2016; Gareth Bale Leads Real Madrid Past Leganes, Celta Vigo Edge Valencia

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Gareth Bale scores twice as Real Madrid see off Leganes - ESPN
Gareth Bale scored two first-half goals as Real Madrid dispatched minnows Leganes 3-0 to record their first clean sheet in 11 matches. Bale struck his six and seventh goals of the season in the last seven minutes of the first half and Alvaro Morata added the game-clinching third in the second period to help lift Zinedine Zidane's side five points clear at the top of La Liga.

Cristiano Ronaldo agrees new deal with Real Madrid until 2021 | Sky Sports
The three-time World Player of the Year will sign the new deal, which will keep at the Bernabeu until he is 36, on Monday at an event alongside club president Florentino Perez. The news comes a week after team-mate Gareth Bale signed a bumper new contract which will keep him at Real until 2022.

Villarreal on the rise as pressure increases on Real Betis boss Gus Poyet - ESPN
Villarreal moved up into third place in LaLiga with a 2-0 win over Real Betis at El Madrigal to increase the pressure on Los Verdiblancos boss Gus Poyet. Goals from Manu Trigueros and Roberto Soriano condemned Betis to a fourth defeat in five LaLiga matches.

Espanyol 0-0 Athletic Bilbao - ESPN
Athletic Bilbao are without a LaLiga win at Espanyol for 18 years following a goalless draw at RCDE Stadium. Bilbao may have beaten Genk 5-3 in the Europa League on Thursday night but they could not find the net here and had to settle for a second consecutive league stalemate.

Celta Vigo rally to leave Valencia just above the relegation zone - ESPN
Celta Vigo came from behind to beat Valencia 2-1 at Balaidos as the visitors slid further towards the drop zone. Dani Parejo's penalty had put Valencia ahead after 33 minutes, but Facundo Roncaglia levelled just before the break and John Guidetti headed in the winner with 14 minutes remaining.

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