Real Madrid Defeats Deportivo, Keeps Pace with Barcelona at La Liga

  • FC Real Madrid defeated Deportivo by 6-2 at Estadio Municipal de Riazor, Galicia, Spain on Wednesday, maintaining its position at the top of La Liga along with Barcelona.

    Barcelona had recently taken the lead by defeating FC Osasuna by 7-1. James Rodriguez of Real Madrid struck two goals and turned the tide for Real Madrid which was followed by goals by Isco, Casemiro and Lucas Vazquez.

    Both Real Madrid and Barcelona maintain the top spot at La Liga with 78 points although Barcelona defeated Real Madrid on April 24.