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La Liga News: 27 February 2017; Real Madrid Win Amid Controversy, Sergio Asenjo Ruptures ACL

Villarreal v Monaco: UEFA Champions League Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images

Real Madrid reclaim top spot with come-from-behind defeat of Villarreal | ESPN
Real Madrid came from two goals down to swiftly reclaim top spot in LaLiga with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Villarreal.Having been displaced at the summit a few hours earlier when Barcelona won at Atletico Madrid, Real were facing up to the prospect of two defeats in five days when the home side went 2-0 up before the hour through Manu Trigueros and Cedric Bakambu.

Bruno blasts penalty decision | Football Espana
Referee Jesus Gil Manzano controversially awarded the penalty to Real Madrid in the 74th minute with the Yellow Submarine leading 2-1 at the time, with Villarreal boss Fran Escriba sent to the stands after vehemently protesting against the decision.

Season over for Villarreal’s Asenjo | Football Espana
Asenjo was forced off in just the 34th minute of Villarreal’s 3-2 defeat to Madrid on Sunday, and Villarreal have since reported on their website that the Spain international “ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament [ACL] in his left knee”.

Depor sack Garitano | Football Espana
Deportivo La Coruna have announced that they have parted company with Coach Gaizka Garitano after a dreadful run of form. Garitano met with Depor’s board on Sunday, less than 24 hours after the Galicians were hammered 4-0 by fellow strugglers Leganes in La Liga, where he was relieved of his duties.

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