The dominance of Real Madrid continues in La La Liga after one more huge victory on Saturday night. The vikings registered another big win over their rivals by 5–1 at Santiago Bernabeu. The El Clasico rivals Barcelona also tasted hardcore victory over Almeria. Some games yet to be played on Sunday, but Real have confirmed their top spot in current standings with 2 points ahead of their El Clasico rivals. Check out Saturday match results of 8 November 2014 in full reports & highlights video.
La Liga 8 Nov 2014 Saturday Match Results
The current champions of Europe dominant the game at their home ground against Rayo Vallecano. Coach Carlo Ancelotti took risk of letting Gareth Bale to start in place of Isco. The Welshman scored the opening goal in 8th minute after an assist from World Cup winner Toni Kroos.
Madrid continued their attack with decent possession. Sergio Ramos, the captain netted his 50th goal for Real Madrid after corner taken by World Cup Golden boot winner James Rodrigues. All was going well for Real Madrid, but James made a horrible mistake when he made back pass to goalkeeper Navas. Just before half time, Bueno netted first for Rayo Vallecano.
It was a great game for Toni Kroos also who not only provide assist, but also scored his first goal for Real Madrid. Four minutes later, Karim Benzema added another goal before Cristiano Ronaldo’s strike in 83rd minute. Overall, it was a decent performance of Los Blancos. Watch Video highlights of Real Madrid vs Rayo Vallecano below.
Almeria vs Barcelona
Despite having one of the best team squad, Barcelona struggled hard to win over Almeria. A woeful fist half showing saw Almeria take the lead following a counter attack which started when Lionel Messi of all people lost the ball deep in his opponent’s half.
Having possession of 72%, Barca took 18 shots to score 2 late goals. With Alves left out, the midfield desperately poor and both Suarez and Neymar inexplicably excluded, Messi missed the target twice and only the half time introduction of the two South American forwards saved Barcelona from 3rd defeats in a row. That was the first win of Barca in La Liga after El Clasico. Video highlights of Almeria vs Barcelona available here.
Results of Other Games
|Home team||Result||Away team|
|Real Madrid||5–1||Rayo Vallecano|
Note: These are the results of Saturday games [8 November 2014].