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La Liga News: 16 April 2017; Real Madrid Survive Sporting Gijon Scare, Atletico Madrid Hammer Osasuna

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Real Sporting de Gijon v Real Madrid CF - La Liga Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images

Isco strikes late to keep Real Madrid in control of title race | ESPN
A last-minute goal from Isco saw La Liga leaders Real Madrid snatch a dramatic 3-2 win at relegation battlers Sporting Gijon, where manager Zinedine Zidane had made some nine changes to his team. Sporting, who started the day five points adrift of safety, had gone ahead on 14 minutes through a volley from Croatian forward Duje Cop, but Real were soon level when midfielder Isco drilled the ball into the top corner.

Real Madrid to play in MLS All-Star Game in August at Soldier Field | ESPN
Real Madrid will provide the opposition for this summer's Major League Soccer All-Star Game, the league confirmed on Saturday. In a long-expected matchup, the defending UEFA Champions League winners will play a team of top MLS players on Aug. 2 at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Yannick Carrasco scores twice as Atletico Madrid beat Osasuna | ESPN
Atletico Madrid kept themselves ahead in the battle with Sevilla for third place after a 3-0 win over bottom club Osasuna at the Vicente Calderon, but missed two late penalties. Coach Diego Simeone opted to leave Antoine Griezmann on the bench, cautious ahead of next week's Champions League quarterfinal second leg at Leicester.

Valencia want Leon, Munir | Football Espana
Valencia are readying a move for Osasuna forward Sergio Leon and want talks with Barcelona over the permanent signing of Munir El Haddadi. Munir has been on loan at Mestalla this season and Sport says Los Che want to take the Spain international on a full-time basis, but don’t want to pay the €12m called for in the loan agreement.

Tony Adams dances his way through Granada training session | ESPN
Granada caretaker coach Tony Adams has said he is going to try to inspire "a miracle" by steering the strugglers, seven points adrift of safety, to La Liga survival. The former Arsenal and England defender said he would "try some things in training to liven up the team," but what did he have in mind?