This weekend must be described as liberating for me, not only is an american finally proving his worth abroad, Landycakes at Everton, but we are finally seeing some fantastic football by Real Madrid, guided by its galacticos.
We start at the Santiago Bernabeu, Manuel Pellegrini was under a lot of pressure after the Lyon loss, and it seemed that Villareal was finally rising up the tables in La Liga, but a spectacular free kick by Ronaldo in the 18th minute seemed to put the game to bed, and only 2 minutes later Kaka' put a penalty away. Then Marcos Senna scored a fantastic free kick to keep Villareal in the match, but Higuain promptly puts away a goal after halftime. Nilmar scores for Villareal, but the game was definitely over after Higuain scored another in the 71st minute, and Kaka' and Xabi Alonso followed soon after making the final score, 6-2.
In Spain, Barcelona had no trouble facing Racing Santander who recently had their young starlet, Sergio Canales, bought by Real Madrid, Barca scored four to keep themselves five points ahead Real Madrid. Mallorca's fantastic run ends against Sevilla, a 3-1 victory, but the talking points were the two red cards to Sevilla's Alvaro Negredo and Zokora, and Mallorca's Ramis. David Villa scores two to make sure Valencia get past Getafe 2-1, and Almeria beat a disappointing Atletico Madrid.
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