clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

La Liga News: 16 January 2017; Sevilla End Real Madrid Run, Cristiano Ronaldo Equals Penalty Record

Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images

Real Madrid unbeaten streak ends at 40 after 2-1 defeat at Sevilla - ESPN
Sevilla striker Stevan Jovetic struck in added time to end Real Madrid's record-breaking unbeaten run with a dramatic 2-1 victory in La Liga. Cristiano Ronaldo's 67th-minute penalty looked like extending Real's sensational run without losing in all competitions to 41 matches, but two goals in the closing stages handed the visitors defeat for the first time since April 2016.

Cristiano Ronaldo equals Hugo Sanchez's La Liga penalty record in Sevilla loss - ESPN FC
Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty in Real Madrid's 2-1 loss to Sevilla at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Sunday saw him equal Hugo Sanchez's record for most spot kicks scored in La Liga with 56. Despite Vitolo's attempt to distract the Portuguese forward, Ronaldo still put the ball past goalkeeper Sergio Rico to make it 56 penalties scored in his time with Madrid.

Sevilla admit Monchi may leave | Football Espana
Sevilla president Jose Castro has hinted sporting director Monchi may leave the club by stating 'you can not force someone to be where they don't want to'. Speculation has been rife that the much-famed Monchi will leave his position after 17 years this summer with Italian giants AS Roma strong linked.

Santi Mina scores decider as Valencia end winless streak - ESPN
Valencia ended an eight game winless spell as they beat Espanyol 2-1 at the Mestalla to move away from the relegation zone. Martin Montoya scored from close range after 17 minutes and Santi Mina sealed the victory in the 73rd, with David Lopez pulling a goal back five minutes from the end.

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Barca Blaugranes Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Barca news from Barca Blaugranes