Real Madrid beat hosts Athletic Bilbao at San Mames Stadium by 1-0. Ramos only goal as he scored from the spot in the 73rd minute of the game.
Madrid made five changes for this fixture – centre-back Militao in for injured Varane, Marcelo replaced Mendy while Asensio, Valverde and Rodrygo – all were included in the Zidane’s team XI against Bilbao.
Madrid are unbeaten in the last 10 games that they played against Bilbao. Madrid failed to create critical chances in the first half despite more per centage of possession over the ball.
Both Spanish teams started the opening minutes with high intensity and aggression. Madrid had more of the possession share however the Bilbao side had their best chance in the 18th minute of the game as Lopez crosses towards Raul Garcia who heads it towards the Belgian keeper. Courtois making a crucial save denying the Spanish midfielder.
Sergio Ramos finally breaks the dead-lock as he stepped up for the penalty and scoring in the 29th minute of the second half. Sergio Ramos has now scored 10 goals in the La Liga this season – his most in a single season.
Real Madrid claimed a 1-0 victory after a tight game against Bilbao. The result means that Los Blancos lead the league table with 7 points ahead of Barcelona.
Real Madrid will host Alaves in their upcoming La Liga fixture at Alfredo de Stefano stadium on 11th of July.