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23rd Aug 2015

Real Madrid lucky to avoid going behind against La Liga minnows Sporting Gijon…


Real Madrid’s season may only be 45 minutes old, but the Spanish giants are still getting all the big decisions in La Liga.

Rafa Benitez’s side travelled to newly-promoted Sporting Gijon on Sunday expecting to pick up all three points.

But the hosts looked set to spring a shock when Roma loanee Antonio Sanabria headed the ball against the cross bar before it appeared to bounce down over the line.

Fortunately for Real Madrid, it was missed by the officials…