Gareth Bale’s second goal of the game sealed the deal for Real Madrid on Saturday, completing a 3–2 comeback win over Rayo Vallecano.
Bale intercepted a pass and burst into the attacking third, taking just three touches to get into the box and create space for his winning shot.
The 81st-minute strike would go unanswered.
Madrid trailed 2–0 when Bale scored his first goal with an impressive header.
The crucial victory keeps Madrid in step with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in La Liga as the final stretch of the season continues.