Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo to stay alive in La Liga title race

Marco Asensio netted one and assisted another as Real Madrid easily defeated Celta Vigo2-0 in the Spanish La Liga
Asensio opened the scoring with a first-time finish after Brazilian  striker Vinicius Junior’s cutback into the box.
A bullet header by Eder Militao from Asensio’s corner three minutes after the start of the second half capped victory for Carlo Ancelotti’s side.
Barcelona, who are eight points ahead of second-placed Real Madrid at the top of the table, entertain Atletico Madrid on Sunday.
Iago Aspas had Celta’s best chance of the match when he just had goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to beat but the Belgian saved at full stretch.
Los Blancos had a couple of half-chances before making the breakthrough, with Aurelien Tchouameni heading wide and Karim Benzema firing over from 25 yards.
Asensio’s goal in the 42nd minute came from their first shot on target, while Militao’s headed second effectively ended the game as a contest early in the second period.

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