La Liga game week 4: Roundup, results, team of the week

Bengaluru, Sep 19: Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona were the highlights of game week 5 in La Liga as they scored repokers in their individual matches.

Atletico Madrid thumped 5 goals past Sporting Gijon. Antoine Griezmann and Fernando Torres scored 2 goals each to guide their team to a comfortable win.

James Rodriguez (left), Lionel Messi celebrates with Luis Suarez (Image courtesy: Real Madrid and FC Barcelona Twitter handle)

Reigning champions FC Barcelona continued their fiery form as they routed Leganes 5-1. Lionel Messi once again was at his very best scoring two goals. Luis Suarez, Neymar and Rafinha were the other scorers.

Real Madrid too created record by beating Espanyol 2-0. James Rodriguez and Karim Benzema were on target to guide the Los Blancos to glory in the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.

Real Madrid under manager Zinedine Zidane have now won 16 consecutive La Liga matches on a trot equalling FC Barcelona's streak under Pep Guardiola.

Here are all the results from game week 4:

Real Betis 2-2 Granada

Leganes 1-5 FC Barcelona

Atletico Madrid 5-0 Sporting Gijon

Eibar 1-1 Sevilla

Las Palmas 1-0 Malaga

Osasuna 0-0 Celta Vigo

Athletic Bilbao 2-1 Valencia

Villarreal 2-1 Real Sociedad

Alaves 0-0 Deportivo

Team of the Week

Goalkeeper: Kiko Casilla

Defenders: Rafinha, Diego Godin, Gerard Pique, Dani Carvajal

Midfielders: James Rodriguez, Koke, Antoine Griezmann, Neymar

Strikers: Fernando Torres, Lionel Messi

La Liga game week 4 team of the week

OneIndia News

Story first published: Monday, September 19, 2016, 11:31 [IST]
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