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La Liga Round Up – Rodrygo Hits Double In Real Madrid’s League Summit Rise, Bellingham Marks Injury Return In Style As Sadiq Umar Strike For Real Sociedad, Villarreal, Real Betis Pick Big Win

Written by Olaleye Oluwadamilola

Real Madrid secured a comfortable 0-3 win yesterday against Cádiz to claim LaLiga top spot with Brazilian star Rodrygo hitting a double and Jude Bellingham marking his return from injury in big boost to Carlo Ancelotti ahead of their UEFA Champions League game against Serie A defending champions Napoli.

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Real Madrid were back in action following the international break with another win and currently sit top of La Liga, pending Girona’s result against Athletic Club later today.

Two great goals from Rodrygo and another from summer arrival Jude Bellingham who now has 11 La Liga goals to his name gave Los Blancos the three points in Cádiz.


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heir win came in Cádiz in a game that saw plenty of chances and a solid defensive display. Rodrygo scored either side of half-time to ensure Ancelotti’s side’s superiority counted. Bellingham scored the third goal, with a left-footed effort following an assist from the Brazilian. The Englishman has now scored 11 goals in the competition.

Meanwhile…

Villarreal face a crucial Europa League clash against Panathinaikos in midweek and they warmed up for it with a first La Liga win under the returning Marcelino.

Marcelino is aiming to steer Yellow Submarine in a positive direction in the coming weeks and veteran star Jose Luis Morales was once again the hero.

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Real Sociedad have already secured their spot in the Champions League last 16 and Imanol Alguacil is set to field a rotated team against RB Salzburg however, they produced a performance not mirroring a team with a key box already ticked, to edge past 10-man Sevilla in San Sebastian with Sergio Ramos seeing red.

La Real were on the front foot right from the off at the Estadio Anoeta, as Marko Dmitrovic fumbled Ander Barrenetxea’s free kick into his own net after just two minutes and their advantage was doubled before the break as Umar Sadiq cannoned home a spectacular long range effort for his first club goal in over 14 months.

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