Real Madrid extended their lead atop the La Liga table to five points as they ran out 3-0 winners over Alaves at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.

Real Madrid won a fourth game on the bounce when they hosted Alaves on Sunday, and the match saw them create a five-point lead over bitter rivals Barcelona, who play later on Sunday.

Karim Benzema broke the deadlock at the half-hour mark, as he scored from a sweetly struck left-footed volley after meeting Dani Carvajal’s pull back.

Isco doubled the advantage five minutes from the end of regulation time, thanks to a fine finish from an acute angle, before Nacho headed off the win after Gareth Bale’s fiercely struck free-kick was rebounded off the cross bar.

Here are the best tweets emerging in the aftermath of a hard-fought win for La Liga leaders Real Madrid.

Real Madrid fans were elated as Los Blancos continued their winning run, on course to claim the La Liga title:

Isco was the toast of the town, as he produced a scintillating performance before capping off his outing with a well deserved goal:

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