Deportivo 0-3 Real Madrid: Ramos sees red as Los Blancos win
La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 20/08/2017
Los Blancos begin the title defense against Deportivo La Coruna at Riazor on Sunday in their first La Liga game of the season as they continue their good run of form by defeating Super Depor 3-0 in their opening Encounter as captain Sergio Ramos was sent off in the dying minute of the game after receiving his second booking of the night.Gareth Bale and Casemiro scored for Real Madrid in the 19 minutes and the 26 minutes respectively, to set the ball rolling for the Spanish Champions, in their first half of the game, and in the second half Toni Kross scored in the 69th minute from a Bale assist to Real Madrid Madrid the third of the night and put the Los Blancos in control of the game.Florin Andone missed from the spot-kick to deny Deportivo a consolation goal in the dying minute of the game.
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SETTING THE SCENEDeportivo La Coruna lined up a 4-4-4-2 formation for their first La Liga game against the Champions Real Madrid, Pepe Mel is without Carles Gil and Colak for the encounter Gareth Bale and Benzema partnered upfront in a formation of 4-4-2 in an with Isco, Luka Modric, Casemiro and Toni Kross in the midfield and the Defense line was made up Of Marcelo, Nacho, Sergio Ramos and Dani Carvajal.Real Madrid top the La Liga table on a goal difference ahead Barcelona who defeated Real Betis 2:0 at the Camp Nou.Real Madrid will face a resurgent Valencia without Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo in their next fixture at the Santiago Bernabeu while Deprtivo will face Levante at Ciutat de València, Valencia.