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Villarreal vs. Real Madrid: Highlights from the Liga Clash at El Madrigal

Sean Fay@@Sean_FayUK Staff WriterDecember 13, 2015

Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas reacts after Villarreal's Roberto Soldado, center, scored a goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Madrigal stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Alberto Saiz/Associated Press

Villarreal took on Real Madrid in La Liga on Sunday night, and the hosts raced out to an early lead. 

Premier League fans might be surprised by the goalscorer, as Tottenham flop Roberto Soldado opened the scoring:

It could have been even worse for Real, but this nice passage early on saw Jonathan hit the post after great play from Cedric Bakambu:

Real Madrid had a chance to move to within two points of joint-leaders Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in La Liga with a win, but the match finished 1-0. 

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FT: Villarreal 1-0 Real Madrid https://t.co/4ZOs8hJGa2

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