Lucas Vazquez’s goal sends Real Madrid to the top of the LaLiga table

Real Madrid secured a dramatic victory against Alaves as Lucas Vazquez scored an injury-time winner, propelling Carlo Ancelotti’s side to the top of the LaLiga table just in time for Christmas. Girona’s earlier draw created an opportunity for Real Madrid to claim the top spot, and they capitalized on it despite playing most of the second half with 10 men after Nacho was sent off. Vazquez’s last-minute header secured a 1-0 victory, placing Real Madrid at the summit of the league standings.

The match initially seemed to be heading towards a goalless draw before Vazquez’s decisive late goal, which was celebrated by Real Madrid’s official Twitter account with the message, “Aaaand…top of the league at Christmas!”.

Elsewhere in LaLiga, Real Betis managed to snatch a 1-1 draw against Girona, thanks to German Pezzella’s late strike. Girona had initially taken the lead with Artem Dovbyk’s first-half penalty, putting them on track for another victory. However, Pezzella’s sensational goal in the dying minutes denied Girona the win they had been aiming for.

In another exciting match, Mallorca emerged victorious with a 3-2 win over Osasuna at the Iberostar Stadium. The thrilling contest saw Mallorca claim their second consecutive home win, providing an entertaining display for the fans in attendance.

This weekend’s LaLiga action has caused a shift in the league standings, with Real Madrid ascending to the top spot following their dramatic victory over Alaves. The competition at the summit of the table has intensified, setting the stage for an intriguing battle for the championship as the season progresses.


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