Real defeat Alavés and extend lead at the top

Madrid (dpa) – After the 0-1 defeat in the Champions League against Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid has ensured clear conditions in the league.

At home, the leaders of the highest Spanish football class won 3-0 (0-0) against the table-19. Deportivo Alaves. The Madrilenians built their cushion at the top of the table in front of the approaching Sevilla FC.

After an unspectacular first half, the team, which did not have German world champion Toni Kroos on the bench, turned up the heat and scored 1-0 through Marco Asensio (63rd minute). Vinicius Junior scored the second goal (80th) after a nice combination. Striker Karim Benzema then made it 3-0 shortly before the end of the game.