Raphaël Varane and Karim Benzema scored, while Ferland Mendy saw red as Real Madrid beat Espanyol 2-0.
It was the French, who took central roles in the key actions, as the Real Madrid on Saturday afternoon shot himself to the top of Spain's best superliga with a 2-0 win at home over Espanyol.
Thus were both hjemmeholdets goal scored by the French, while a third Real-frenchman saw red in the final stage.
Real Madrid's French player, Zinedine Zidane, can be satisfied with both his countrymen's actions in the fight and with the other Real Madrid players ' efforts.
If Zidane wish for something more besides the three points, so it was enough that the tension had been punctured before.
There were, however, go 79 minutes, before Karim Benzema made it 2-0-goals, that really gave the league leaders quiet on and effectively secured the fourth ligasejr on the strip.
At the end of the first half had the defender Raphaël Varane opened målscoringen, when he was listed at forward and in the best angribermanér sent the ball into the goal with venstrebenet, when a great opportunity suddenly arose.
Real Madrid had to play the last eight minutes of a man outnumbered. Venstrebacken Ferland Mendy received his second yellow card, as the frenchman clumsy came too late in a tackle.
FC Barcelona can reclaim first place on Saturday night with a home win over Mallorca.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 07 December 2019, 19:00