La Liga: Real Madrid extend lead with over Athletic Bilbao

Real Madrid extended their lead at the top of the La Liga to eight-point, with a 2-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao.
A quick-fire brace from Karim Benzema after seven minutes of play, put the visitors in front, bringing the Frenchman’s goal tally to 20 so far, this season.

Three minutes later, Oihan Sancet pulled one back for the home side.

Missed chances and brilliant saves from both sides, saw the game end that way, stretching Madrid’s dominance into head the Christmas break. 

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