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La Liga News: 1 May 2016; Madrid Duo Edge Opponents, Granada Move Out of Relegation Zone

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Gareth Bale keeps Real Madrid in title hunt with winner at Real Sociedad - ESPN FC
Gareth Bale was Real Madrid's hero for the second week running as the Wales international headed home the only goal in a 1-0 win at Real Sociedad late on to keep his side in the Primera Division title race. Bale nodded in Lucas Vazquez's cross with 10 minutes remaining to decide a tense game at Anoeta against a Sociedad side who had beaten Barcelona earlier in the month.

Real Madrid: Gareth Bale can match Ronaldo, says Zidane - Goal.com
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has backed Gareth Bale to put his injury problems firmly behind him and emulate the consistency of Cristiano Ronaldo . Bale headed home a late winner against Real Sociedad on Saturday to keep Madrid's league title hopes alive, just a week after he scored twice to seal a 3-2 win over Rayo Vallecano.

Real Madrid News: Ronaldo needs rest or risks missing Euro 2016 - doctor - Goal.com
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo should miss at least three weeks due to his hamstring injury or risk aggravating it, a former Portugal team doctor said. Ronaldo has been sidelined since late April but the Liga giants remain hopeful he may be fit to face Manchester City on Wednesday.

Atletico Madrid battle to 1-0 win over Rayo Vallecano - ESPN FC
Atletico Madrid kept their Primera Division title bid going with another 1-0 win but they were made to work hard for the victory by a stubborn Rayo Vallecano side battling for their lives at the other end of the table.

Granada 3-2 Las Palmas - ESPN FC
Granada climbed out of the relegation zone with a spirited fightback to win 3-2 against Las Palmas in a hugely entertaining encounter at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes. Two goals from Jonathan Viera quickly put Las Palmas in control but Ruben Rochina and Youssef El-Arabi struck to bring the hosts back on level terms at the midway point of the first half.