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La Liga News: 14 March 2016; Real Madrid Survive Las Palmas Scare, Sevilla Edge Villarreal

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Real Madrid overcome Las Palmas thanks to late Casemiro goal - ESPN FC
Brazilian midfielder Casemiro's late header gave Real Madrid a 2-1 victory at Las Palmas where Sergio Ramos was sent off for the 20th time in his career. Captain Ramos had put Madrid in front midway through the first half by heading home a corner from Isco, but Las Palmas looked to have grabbed a point when top scorer Willian Jose pounced on an error from Mateo Kovacic after 87 minutes.

Real Madrid Comment: Casemiro papers over the cracks, but Madrid's midfield needs a new leader -
Zinedine Zidane was furious. The Real Madrid coach watched his side beat Las Palmas with a last-minute winner from Casemiro on Sunday, but the Frenchman was in no mood for celebration. Because on this evidence, his entire midfield needs a major rethink - and a new leader as well.

Madrid won't win titles playing like this - Navas -
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas has warned his teammates that they must change their style of play if they want to be winning silverware anytime soon. A late goal from Casemiro spared Madrid's blushes on Sunday as they scraped to a 2-1 win away to Las Palmas.

Sergio Ramos shown 20th career red card as Real Madrid beat Las Palmas - Liga 2015-2016 - Football - Eurosport British
Sergio Ramos picked up the 20th red card of his career as Real Madrid claimed a dramatic 2-1 win over Las Palmas in a match controlled, for the most part, by the hosts. Indeed, Zinedine Zidane’s side were second best for much of the contest in Gran Canaria, with the home side dictating possession and play in front of their own fans. They were unfortunate to fall behind in the first half when Ramos angled a magnificent glancing header into the top corner from a corner kick.

Sevilla FC 4-2 Villarreal - ESPN FC
Yevhen Konoplyanka scored a brilliant long-range goal as Sevilla beat Villarreal 4-2 win in a thrilling game to keep Unai Emery's side's hopes of a top-four finish alive. Vicente Iborra put Sevilla ahead midway through the first half but Cedric Bakambu gave the visitors the lead before the break with two impressive finishes.

Banega deal extended to 2017 | Football Espana
Despite no official confirmation of the renewal, Estadio Deportivo reports Banega satisfied the condition of 30 games, all of which he played for more than 45 minutes, in the 4-2 victory over Villarreal, although his performance was marred by a late red card.

Athletic Bilbao maintain bid for Champions League place - ESPN FC
Athletic Bilbao kept up their impressive run of form by beating Real Betis 3-1 at San Mames to stay in the fight for the fourth Champions League place in the Primera Division. Sabin Merino scored either side of half-time to compensate for the absence of top scorer Aritz Aduriz, who started on the bench.

Gonzalo Escalante strikes to earn Eibar a point - ESPN FC
Gonzalo Escalante's equaliser secured Eibar a point from a 1-1 draw at Rayo Vallecano and halted his side's four-game losing run. Escalante headed Eibar level before the break after fellow defender Ze Castro's header had given Rayo an early lead.

Gary Neville Valencia lose to Levante as Rossi scores - ESPN FC
The Italy international pounced on slack defending by the visitors from a throw in to volley into the far corner midway through the second half to give struggling Levante a deserved lead, although they remain bottom of the Primera Division in spite of the win.

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