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Real Madrid maintains 8-point lead over Barca in LaLiga

Real Madrid maintained its eight-point lead in La Liga after a tough 1-0 victory over Mallorca. Aurelian Tchouameni’s deflected goal secured the win for Madrid, while Barcelona rested key players in preparation for their Champions League clash. Atletico Madrid also secured a 3-1 comeback win over Girona.

In a game dominated by strong defense, Real Madrid struggled against Mallorca in the first half. Despite a few chances, it was Tchouameni’s fortunate strike early in the second half that sealed the victory for Madrid. Mallorca fought hard for an equalizer, but Madrid held on for the win.

Barcelona made significant changes to their lineup and earned a narrow victory over Cadiz, with Joao Felix scoring a spectacular overhead kick. Atletico Madrid staged an impressive comeback against Girona, with Antoine Griezmann netting a brace to secure the 3-1 win.

Rayo Vallecano and Getafe played out a goalless draw in the south Madrid derby, with both teams unable to find the breakthrough. Betis ended their losing streak with a 2-1 win over Celta Vigo, with Joan Miranda and Nabil Fekir on the scoresheet for Betis. Celta Vigo remains in a precarious position in the league standings.

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