FOOTBALL- Pablo Fornals guided Villarreal to their first ever victory at the Santiago Bernabeu after winning 1-0.
Real Madrid fell further behind leaders Barcelona at fourth position with a whopping 16 points deficit.
“We did everything we could and there is no explanation for why the ball didn’t go in,” said Real coach Zinedine Zidane. “I can’t criticise my players for anything. This is a bad spell, nothing more.”
Atletico Madrid moved within six points of Barcelona at second position after winning 1-0 at Eibar thanks to Kevin Gameiro’s 27th-minute strike.
Valencia secured a 2-1 win at struggling Deportivo La Coruna to remain at third place in the overall standings.