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Real Madrid defeated Real Valladolid 1-0 Tuesday in an away match, jumping to first place in the Spanish La Liga.

Playing at Jose Zorrilla Stadium, Spanish defender Nacho Fernandes’ header goal brought victory for the Whites.

Valencia meanwhile defeated Barcelona 2-0 with Maximilian Gomes’s two goals while Sevilla also beat Granada with the same score.

These results helped Real Madrid jump to first place with 46 points.

Barcelona slipped to second place with 43 points while Sevilla is in third place with 38 points.

In Italian Serie A, league leaders Juventus lost to Napoli 2-1 at San Paolo Stadium

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