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La Liga 2019-20 Update: Real Madrid, Levante, Valencia, Osasuna register wins; Eden Hazard scores for Los Blancos

Hazard’s goal had made the score 2-0 and it left the home crowd celebrating, who still await a new superstar after the departure of former Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo.

SNS | New Delhi |

La Liga giants Real Madrid bagged home a hard-fought 4-2 win over Granada in La Liga matchday on Saturday.

With their win on Saturday night, the Los Blancos have now strengthened their position at the top of the points tally with as many as 18 points at the board. They are hence four points ahead of second-placed Granada side and third-placed Atletico Madrid. Atletico Madrid will play a game against Valladolid on Sunday.

The match was a crucial one for Eden Hazard who was making his comeback after being ruled out because of a thigh injury sustained earlier. Hazard finally opened his goal-scoring count with his new team when he placed the ball over the head of the Granada goalie Rui Silva and the ball kissed the back of the net in the first-half injury time.

Hazard’s goal had made the score 2-0 and it left the home crowd celebrating, who still await a new superstar after the departure of former Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo. Prior to his goal Karim Benzema had scored the opening goal for Real Madrid.

After the match, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane stated, “We need Eden to be like that, playing well and scoring goals. He was happy at the end of the match in the locker room. We’re pleased about his goal, and I hope it’s the first of many.”

Despite the defeat, Granada are currently placed second at the points tally.

In other matches of the day, Real Betis and Eibar produced a 1-1 draw, Levante defeated Leganes 2-1, Valencia edged past Alaves 2-1 and Osasuna beat Villarreal 2-1.