A Cristiano Ronaldo led Real Madrid eased past Elche to open a 4 point lead over Barcelona
Real Madrid have a golden opportunity to extend their lead at the summit of La Liga after the shocking defeat of FC Barcelona at the hands of Malaga. And Carlo Ancelotti has urged his players to not to take the challenge of Elche lightly.
Nymar and Leo Messi scored a brace to help FC Barcelona thrash Elche by six goals to nil and give a perfect birthday gift to Luis Suarez, who was dropped from the starting XI for this match. Coach Luis Enrique was very pleased with the performance of his players and said after the game that it is what we should expect from his players in future.
FC Barcelona players will be confident ahead of their visit to Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero as they have already beaten Elche three times this season.
Real Madrid made a miserable start to their new season by losing very important points against relatively modest opponents but they registered two back to back wins against FC Basel and Deportivo La Coruna respectively
This yearai??i??s La Liga, the title is still up for grabs. FC Barcelona travel to face Elche as look to build pressure on their rivals.
As we go into the 25th La Liga gameweek, Real Madrid play host to Elche. Will Elche be able to beat Real Madrid at the Bernabeu and end their 25-match unbeaten streak?
Real Madrid travel to newly promoted Elche, and there has always been a historic connection between both the clubs since the time of Santiago Bernabeu.