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La Liga: Top Three Win in Tightening Race
ESPN FC, April 28th, 2014 2:31PM
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TAGS:  barcelona, cristiano ronaldo, lionel messi, real madrid, spain


The La Liga title race in Spain remained tight over the weekend as Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Barcelona all won their respective games. Atleti earned its first win at the Mestalla in nearly 11 years when a solitary goal from Raul Garcia was enough to see off Valencia, 1-0. Second-place Real thumped Osasuna 4-0 at the Bernabeu in a game that featured a pair of thunderbolt strikes from 2013 Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo. Third-place Barca kept its title hopes alive after coming from 2-0 down to beat Villarreal, 3-2, with Lionel Messi hitting home the decisive third goal.

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