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Las Palmas 1-2 Real Madrid

Casemiro celebrates his winner with fellow scorer Sergio Ramos
Casemiro celebrates his winner with fellow scorer Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid survived a scare to beat Las Palmas through Casemiro's late winner.

The Portugese midfielder headed the decisive goal with a minute remaining, two minutes after Willian Jose had equalised for the hosts.

Captain Sergio Ramos had given Real Madrid the lead in the first half, but was later sent off.

Victory leaves third-placed Real four points behind Atletico Madrid in second and 12 behind leaders Barcelona.

Real were frustrated for much of the first half by determined Las Palmas defending, but the hosts could not stop Ramos opening the scoring in the 24th minute.

The defender met Isco's corner and glanced a header past goalkeeper Javi Varas.

Willian Jose levelled for the hosts with three minutes remaining after Real squandered possession from a free-kick, but the visitors responded immediately as Casemiro headed home a corner.

Ramos was sent off in stoppage time after picking up a second yellow card.

Sergio Ramos and Isco of Real Madrid
Sergio Ramos celebrates with Isco after opening the scoring
Cristiano Ronaldo and Las Palmas's Angel Montoro
Cristiano Ronaldo and Las Palmas' Angel Montoro went down after a clash of heads in the second half, but both were able to continue

Line-ups

Las Palmas

  • 13Varas Herrera
  • 5García SantanaSubstituted forAraujoat 84'minutes
  • 3LemosBooked at 55mins
  • 17BigasBooked at 60mins
  • 22GarridoSubstituted forCastellano Betancorat 45'minutes
  • 15Mesa Quevedo
  • 29Perdomo BorgesSubstituted forEl Zharat 72'minutes
  • 18Montoro SánchezBooked at 38mins
  • 20Viera RamosBooked at 75mins
  • 11Figueroa Cabrera
  • 8Da Silva

Substitutes

  • 1Lizoain
  • 6Lopez Ruano
  • 10Araujo
  • 16Artiles Oliva
  • 21Valerón
  • 23Castellano Betancor
  • 25El Zhar

Real Madrid

  • 1Navas
  • 15Carvajal
  • 3PepeBooked at 61mins
  • 4RamosBooked at 90mins
  • 17Arbeloa
  • 19ModricSubstituted forMarceloat 90'minutes
  • 14CasemiroBooked at 16mins
  • 22IscoBooked at 55minsSubstituted forKovacicat 60'minutes
  • 18Vázquez
  • 7Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 11BaleSubstituted forRodríguez Ruizat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Varane
  • 6Nacho
  • 12Marcelo
  • 13Casilla
  • 16Kovacic
  • 20Rodríguez Ruiz
  • 29Mayoral Moya
Referee:
David José Fernández Borbalán
Attendance:
25,846

Match Stats

Home TeamLas PalmasAway TeamReal Madrid
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home15
Away12
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Las Palmas 1, Real Madrid 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Las Palmas 1, Real Madrid 2.

Attempt missed. Sergio Araujo (Las Palmas) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

Attempt blocked. Pedro Bigas (Las Palmas) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jonathan Viera with a cross.

Hand ball by Álvaro Arbeloa (Real Madrid).

Attempt saved. Jonathan Viera (Las Palmas) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) for a bad foul.

Foul by Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid).

Momo (Las Palmas) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Marcelo replaces Luka Modric.

Goal!

Goal! Las Palmas 1, Real Madrid 2. Casemiro (Real Madrid) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jesé with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Pedro Bigas.

Goal!

Goal! Las Palmas 1, Real Madrid 1. Willian José (Las Palmas) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Momo.

Mateo Kovacic (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Willian José (Las Palmas).

Attempt missed. Sergio Araujo (Las Palmas) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Pedro Bigas.

Substitution

Substitution, Las Palmas. Sergio Araujo replaces David García.

Foul by Casemiro (Real Madrid).

Dani Castellano (Las Palmas) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jonathan Viera (Las Palmas).

Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Jesé replaces Gareth Bale.

Attempt missed. Pedro Bigas (Las Palmas) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jonathan Viera with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Las Palmas. Conceded by Casemiro.

Attempt blocked. Momo (Las Palmas) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jonathan Viera.

Booking

Jonathan Viera (Las Palmas) is shown the yellow card.

Back pass by Keylor Navas (Real Madrid).

(Las Palmas) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Las Palmas. Nabil El Zhar replaces Nili.

Foul by Lucas Vázquez (Real Madrid).

Montoro (Las Palmas) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Mateo Kovacic.

Hand ball by Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid).

Attempt blocked. Jonathan Viera (Las Palmas) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Momo.

Attempt saved. Nili (Las Palmas) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Momo.

Lucas Vázquez (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dani Castellano (Las Palmas).

Attempt missed. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Mateo Kovacic.

Booking

Pepe (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Pepe (Real Madrid).

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 13th March 2016

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barcelona29243284226275
2Atl Madrid29214445123367
3Real Madrid29196483285563
4Villarreal29158635231253
5Sevilla29139743311248
6Ath Bilbao291451047371047
7Celta Vigo29136104151-1045
8Eibar29107124141037
9Malaga2999112828036
10Real Sociedad2998123740-335
11Real Betis29810112739-1234
12Valencia29810113334-134
13Dep La Coruña2961583742-533
14Espanyol2894152854-2631
15Las Palmas2986153142-1130
16Rayo Vallecano2969143961-2227
17Getafe2976162751-2427
18Granada2875162953-2426
19Sporting Gijón2966173051-2124
20Levante2966172752-2524
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