• James Rodriguez goal helps keep Real Madrid perfect

    James Rodriguez goal helps keep Real Madrid perfect

    Real Madrid didn’t need Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale to maintain their perfect start to the La Liga campaign on Sunday.

    The Galactico pair could only watch as James Rodriguez and Karim Benzema fueled the 11-time European champions to a 2-0 defeat of Espanyol in Barcelona.

    Real boss Zinedine Zidane had confirmed Ronaldo and Bale were out with minor fitness problems, and one of their replacements, Rodriguez, opened the scoring just before the break.

    The Colombian superstar nutmegged a defender and fired an […]