Real Madrid avoided a setback in the La Liga Santander title race as Isco's late winner saw them beat Sporting Gijon 3-2 to maintain their lead atop the table.
Real Madrid took another step towards La Liga glory after a double from Isco ensured a comeback to beat Sporting Gijon by 3 goals to 2.
Sporting Gijon host Real Madrid on Saturday night in the Spanish La Liga
Sporting Gijon host Real Madrid in the La Liga on Saturday night at El Molinon
Before Luis Enrique's post-match press conference announcement became the center of media attention, his side smashed six goals past Sporting Gijon with ease and took a temporary lead at the summit of the La Liga.
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Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane said that the points taken from the game against Sporting Gijon was the only positive and that he would be happy to move from the disappointing performance.
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Sporting Gijon's position looks a bit better off with regards to La Liga survival, when compared to the rest of the teams around them, as they are yet to play one game more that the rest of the teams around them. But, that one match is against FC Barcelona, where a big defeat could well be on the cards. However, a result would go a long way in hauling them out of the vicinity of the relegation zone.