Real Madrid beat Real Sociedad to go top of LaLiga table
Real Madrid were able to take advantage of Barcelona's 0-0 slip up against Sevilla on Friday, beating Real Sociedad 2-1 to put themselves level on points with El Blaugrana at the top of the table.
Sergio Ramos nailed a Vinicius-won penalty not long after the break, before Karim Benzema doubled Madrid's lead in the 70th minute.
The hosts managed to claw one back through Merino on 83', but Los Blancos hung on until the end to ensure a hard-fought victory. Eight games to go and all to play for as the battle between Madrid and Barca look sets to go down to the wire.