La Liga: Real Madrid end Atletico Madrid’s unbeaten run with 2-0 win 

  • Casemiro put Real Madrid ahead in the derby by heading home at the near post following Toni Kroos’ corner 
  • The hosts doubled their advantage after a Dani Carvajal thunderbolt went in off goalkeeper Oblak’s back

Real Madrid cut the gap to leaders Atletico Madrid after beating their city neighbours at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium.

Atletico turned up with a six-point advantage over their neighbours and having conceded only two goals in ten games.

After an hour had been played they had conceded two more and were well beaten.

Midfielder Casemiro gave the hosts the lead when he rose highest to head home a corner from the right from Toni Kroos.

The hosts doubled their advantage after a Dani Carvajal thunderbolt went in off goalkeeper Oblak’s back

Thomas Lemar had the visitors’ best chance as Simeone took off a furious Joao Felix in the second half

The defeat was Atletico’s first defeat in LaLiga since losing to Real Madrid at the Bernabeu in February.