Real Madrid defeat Celta Vigo 4-1 to go top of the La Liga table

Real Madrid defeat Celta Vigo 4-1 to go top of the La Liga table

- Real Madrid have gone to the top of the La Liga table on Wednesday night, May 17, 2017

- This comes after beating hosts Celta Vigo in their match day 37 encounter

- A point for Real in their last game at Malaga will make them dethrone Barcelona

Spanish giants Real Madrid have given themselves awesome chance of winning the La Liga title after beating hosts Celta Vigo 4-1 on Wednesday night, May 17, 2017.

Real Madrid knew before the match the a win will take them to the top of the La Liga standings, and Zinedine Zidane's men did themselves a lot of good as their destiny of winning the League now lie in their hands.

Man of the moment, Cristiano Ronaldo scored the first goal in the 10th minute after a bad clearance from Celta Vigo left back Johny in which the hosts' goalie Sergio Alvarez was left helpless.

Ronaldo on fire as Real Madrid hammer Celta Vigo to go top on the La Liga table

Ronaldo on fire as Real Madrid hammer Celta Vigo to go top on the La Liga table

Celta Vigo had the chance to restore parity before the break after Lago Aspas superbly set up John Guidetti, but his shot was saved by Real goalie Keylor Navas.

Isco made a wonderful cross in the 48th minute for Cristiano Ronaldo to score the second goal for Real Madrid, but the hosts reduced the scoreline in the 69th minute through John Guidetti before Frenchman Karim Benzema and Kroos scored the winning goal for Real in the 70th and 88th minute.

Real Madrid have now moved to the top of the La Liga standings with 90 points, and a point for them in their last match of the season will make them become champions regardless the outcome of Barcelona's encounter with Eibar on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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