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Real Madrid on verge of long-awaited title

Real Madrid on verge of long-awaited title

Barcelona have won their last six La Liga games, the current best run in the competition. Kudos must go to Zidane, who has somehow managed to persuade the record-breaking, ultra-competitive victor that is Ronaldo to only play in the games he is needed, and the result has been phenomenal.

Ronaldo and Isco celebrate after taking Real to the UCL final.

Once again Ronaldo made the difference as he blasted into the top corner after just 10 minutes and then added a second with a composed finish early in the second half.

Zinedine Zidane's side are now top of the table, three points ahead of Barcelona heading into the final batch of fixtures.

Celta had eliminated Zinedine Zidane's team from the Copa del Rey quarterfinals this year, beating Madrid 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and drawing 2-2 at the Balaidos. It'll be a great story if we win the league there.

Karim Benzema, however, restored Madrid's two goal cushion a minute later and Toni Kroos completed the rout with a fine strike.

Controversy erupted in the 62nd minute, as Referee Juan Martinez Munera showed Celta's Iago Aspas a second yellow card for diving when he appeared to have been tripped by Sergio Ramos inside the area.

While he started off by admitting that it was more a hope rather than a genuine possibility, he singled out Winks as he has clearly seen enough of him to suggest that his technical ability and all-round quality would see him excel at Barcelona or Real Madrid.

"Where we are is thanks to Zidane's work", he said. After losing away to Deportivo de La Coruna midway through April, Malaga are now unbeaten in their last five domestic fixtures, having picked up four wins and a draw.

United, criticized for playing cautiously under Mourinho, has scored just two goals in its last five games. Real play Juventus in the Champions League final on June 3 in Cardiff.

"We have one game left but today was very important".

"We remained relaxed and delivered the goods to claim an emphatic win".

However, against a side that has undergone a stunning revival of late, Zidane is taking nothing for granted.

The way in which Zidane has managed his star player has been very impressive, and who knows how long Ronaldo could continue at this level with this type of game-management?