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Real Madrid reclaim top spot as Joselu double earns win at Getafe

GETAFE, Spain — Spanish forward Joselu scored twice to give Real Madrid a 2-0 win at local rivals Getafe on Thursday, propelling them back to the LaLiga summit, two points ahead of surprise packages Girona.

Real dominated from the start and Joselu netted a towering header from Dani Carvajal’s cross in the 14th minute to put the visitors ahead.

He secured the points in the 55th minute, slotting home a low strike from just inside the box assisted by a fine pass from Vinicius Jr.

Real moved to 57 points, two ahead Girona and 10 clear of Atletico Madrid and Barcelona. – Reuters