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Jul 2, 2020 at 9pm UK at Santiago Bernabeu
Real MadridReal Madrid
1-0
GetafeGetafe
Ramos (79' pen.)
Carvajal (15'), Ramos (26'), Modric (45+4'), Militao (47'), Mariano (90+4')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Timor (1'), Nyom (47'), Suarez (52'), Mata (72'), Arambarri (83')

European roundup: Sergio Ramos fires Real Madrid four points clear at top

European roundup: Sergio Ramos fires Real Madrid four points clear at top
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The captain scored from the spot to strengthen his side's position at the summit.

Sergio Ramos hit a late penalty as Real Madrid moved four points clear at the top of the LaLiga table with victory over Getafe.

After Barcelona were held by Atletico Madrid earlier in the week, Real won 1-0 on Thursday night to pull further clear of their two nearest rivals at the summit.

Getafe more than held their own at the Bernabeu for much of the evening until the hosts were awarded a penalty 12 minutes from time.

Dani Carvajal was tripped by Mathias Olivera after cutting back inside the box and Ramos made no mistake from the spot, scoring his 21st successive penalty to earn Zinedine Zidane's side a hard-fought three points.

Espanyol remain rooted to the foot of the table after losing at Real Sociedad.

David Lopez put the visitors ahead with a stooping header after Willian Jose had seen a similar effort ruled out by VAR for offside.

He did turn home the equaliser for Sociedad, who wrapped up a 2-1 win courtesy of substitute Alexander Isak's effort.

Ruben Garcia hit both goals as Osasuna won 2-0 at Eibar in the other LaLiga fixture of the night.

In Serie A, Atalanta took a firmer hold of fourth place and the final Champions League qualification spot following a 2-0 home win over Napoli.

The visitors lost goalkeeper David Ospina to injury before a Mario Pasalic header and a drilled strike from Robin Gosens secured a seventh straight win for Gian Piero Gasperini's side.

Atalanta's top-four ambitions were further boosted as fifth-placed Roma lost at home to Udinese.

Kevin Lasagna put the visitors ahead early on before Roma had Diego Perotti sent off just shy of the half-hour for fouling Rodrigo Becao.

Ilija Nestorovski secured a 2-0 victory, coming off the bench to score at the end of an Udinese counter-attack.

Meanwhile, the first leg of the Bundesliga relegation play-off ended goalless as Werder Bremen's 39-year stay in the top flight remains in doubt.

Facing promotion hopefuls Heidenheim at home, the 0-0 draw leaves the tie wide open, with Bremen playing the final three minutes with 10 men following Niklas Moisander's red card.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CReal Madrid39279371254690
2Barcelona38257686384882
3Atletico MadridAtletico391816551282370
4Sevilla381913654342070
5Villarreal381861463491460
6Real Sociedad38168145648856
7Granada37167145043755
8Getafe381412124337654
9Valencia381411134653-753
10Osasuna381313124654-852
11Athletic Bilbao381312134138351
12Levante38147174753-649
13Real Valladolid38915143243-1142
14EibarEibar38119183956-1742
15Real Betis371010174658-1240
16AlavesAlaves38109193459-2539
17Celta Vigo38716153749-1237
RLeganes38812183051-2136
RMallorca3896234065-2533
REspanyol38510232758-3125

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