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Benzema misses two penalties as Real Madrid beat Osasuna to continue title march

Osasuna ought to have gone forward when Ante Budimir bumped into the penalty field, however his shot lacked any accuracy.

That early scare made Real sit up, and so they took the lead within the twelfth minute when David Alaba tapped the opener after the Osasuna goalkeeper saved his preliminary shot.

Though it seemed like Madrid was going to coast to a different victory, the house facet had different plans. Budimir made up for his earlier miss when he levelled the rating two minutes after Alaba’s opener. Chimy Avila discovered house for himself and squared the ball throughout the face of the purpose for Budimir who made no mistake this time.

Within the thirty second minute, the house followers roared to life when their group took the lead. Following a poor clearance from the Real Madrid defenders, Avila floated the ball into the field, and Budimir controlled a flick-on earlier than blasting the ball into the online.

The celebrations stopped when the VAR dominated the purpose out for offside.

Eduardo Camavinga discovered Dani Ceballos with a gorgeous go. The previous Arsenal man fired a shot that was saved, and Marco Asensio tapped within the rebound.

5 minutes into the second half, Avilla who had been having an excellent sport up until then, put his group in a troublesome place when he conceded a penalty for a handball within the field.

Karim Benzema stepped up, however the normally scientific striker couldn’t beat Sergio Herrera, who flew to his right-hand facet to disclaim the French ahead.

Three minutes later Osasuna defender Nacho Vidal was left bemused because the referee pointed to the spot for shirt pulling within the field.

Benzema stepped as much as redeem himself, however Herrera repeated his heroics to disclaim the striker for the second time in lower than 5 minutes.

Second-half substitute Vinicius Jr came on and upped the tempo along with his direct working and trickery. The Brazillian got here near grabbing a goal after skipping previous Osasuna defenders solely to overlook the underside nook by a number of inches.

The speedy winger led a counterattack before laying up Lucas Vazquez , who rounded up the scoring with an emphatic low shot into the underside nook of the goal.

Real Madrid wants simply 4 factors from their last 5 games to win a record thirty fifth league title. Ancelotti’s males know that if Barcelona drop factors tomorrow, a draw of their match towards Espanyol on April 30 might clinch the title.

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