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Getafe vs Real Madrid, La Liga LIVE: Follow all the action as it happens

Getafe 0-3 Real Madrid, La Liga RESULT: Zinedine Zidane’s men go top after an own goal from David Soria and strikes from Raphael Varane and Luka Modric seal derby win

  • Real Madrid have beaten local rivals Getafe 3-0 at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez
  • An own goal from David Soria gave Real the lead in the first half on Saturday
  • Raphael Varane and Luka Modric then scored in the second to wrap up the points
  • The win puts Zinedine Zidane’s men temporarily top of the table in Spain 
  • Getafe starting XI: Soria, Suarez, Dakonam, Cabrera, Nyom, Fajr, Arambarri, Maksimovic, Cucu, Mata, Angel
  • Real Madrid starting XI: Courtois, Carvajal, Militao, Varane, Mendy, Kroos, Modric, Casemiro, Benzema, Bale, Isco
  • READ: Win puts Real back on top of La Liga table in scrappy Madrid derby victory

Raphael Varane filled Sergio Ramos’ shoes for Real Madrid, scoring a header and being heavily involved in another goal in the captain’s absence, as Zinedine Zidane’s team won 3-0 away at Getafe.

With Ramos suspended, Varane took over responsibilities bossing the Madrid defence and twice getting forward to contribute to goals with headers.

Luka Modric added a spectacular third in injury time. His finish was simple enough but it came from a brilliant pass on the turn from Gareth Bale and a lightning sprint from substitute Fede Valverde.

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Real Madrid’s quest to win La Liga resumes on Saturday afternoon when they travel to local rivals Getafe. 

A victory for the visitors will see them move top of the table ahead of Barcelona’s trip to Espanyol later that evening (8pm kick-off). Getafe are flying high in sixth though – meaning it’ll be a tough match for Zinedine Zidane’s side. 

Follow all the action from the Coliseum Alfonso Perez as it happens with Sportsmail’s SAM MCEVOY. Kick-off is at 3pm.

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