Kroos nets winner for Real Madrid

Kroos nets winner for Real Madrid
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The European champions now lead their opponents in May\'s Champions League final by four points after just two games as Atletico Madrid were held 0-0 at newly promoted Leganes.Alvaro Morata looked to have Real on their way to another three points when he eventually broke Celta\'s resistence by smashing home on the hour mark.

Madrid : Real Madrid shrugged off the absence of the injured Cristiano Ronaldo to extend their perfect start to the season with a 2-1 win over Celta Vigo thanks to Toni Kroos's late winner.

The European champions now lead their opponents in May's Champions League final by four points after just two games as Atletico Madrid were held 0-0 at newly promoted Leganes.Alvaro Morata looked to have Real on their way to another three points when he eventually broke Celta's resistence by smashing home on the hour mark.

Fabian Orellana curled home a spectacular equaliser 24 minutes from time, but Kroos's sublime low strike in off the inside of the post secured all three points for the hosts 10 minutes from time.

Ronaldo was still sidelined by the knee ligament injury that forced him off during Portugal's Euro 2016 final victory over France.
Atletico's slow start to the campaign continued as they have now managed just two points from their opening two games, both against newly promoted opposition.

Euro 2016 top scorer Antoine Griezmann missed the best chance of the first-half, whilst Leganes goalkeeper Jon Serantes saved from Kevin Gameiro and Fernando Torres after the break.

Valencia have endured an even more disastrous start to the campaign as they lost 1-0 at Basque minnows Eibar to follow-up a 4-2 thrashing at home by Las Palmas on Monday.Pedro Leon scored the only goal of the game with Valencia missing captain Paco Alcacer ahead of his expected move to Barcelona.

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