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La Liga: Real Madrid thump Deportivo La Coruna 6-2 to keep title challenge on track

La Liga: Real Madrid thump Deportivo La Coruna 6-2 to keep title challenge on track

The victory on Wednesday night, achieved without stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, puts Real level on points with Barcelona with one game in hand, reports Efe.

La Liga:  Zinedine Zidane rests Cristiano Ronaldo for Deportivo la Coruna clash

La Liga: Zinedine Zidane rests Cristiano Ronaldo for Deportivo la Coruna clash

Gareth Bale and captain Sergio Ramos are unavailable through injury and suspension respectively.

WATCH: Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres suffers sickening head injury

WATCH: Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres suffers sickening head injury

The former Liverpool and Chelsea player crashed heavily to the turf, with his head slamming into the ground.

La Liga: Cristiano, Modric, Benzema rested Real Madrid's game against Deportivo

La Liga: Cristiano, Modric, Benzema rested Real Madrid's game against Deportivo

Ahead of the Club World Cup, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has rested three main players of the team, viz. Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Luka Modric for the game against Deportivo La Coruna.

Lionel Messi ready to make comeback from injury against Deportivo La Coruna

Lionel Messi ready to make comeback from injury against Deportivo La Coruna

The Argentina captain also missed his country`s World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Paraguay.

Arsenal finally complete signing of a striker, rope in Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna

Arsenal finally complete signing of a striker, rope in Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna

Perez, who is uncapped, scored 19 goals for Deportivo last season, including 17 in La Liga.

La Liga: Luis Suarez hits four in 8-0 rout; Cristiano Ronaldo injured

La Liga: Luis Suarez hits four in 8-0 rout; Cristiano Ronaldo injured

Rakitic, Messi, Bartra and Neymar were also on target as Barca reasserted their control on the Spanish title race. 

Zinedine Zidane: Gareth Bale's hat-trick savours Real Madrid legend's first game in charge

Zinedine Zidane: Gareth Bale's hat-trick savours Real Madrid legend's first game in charge

Zidane's victory in his first game has kept the pressure on Barcelona and Atletico.

Atletico Madrid misses chance to move to top of La Liga standings

Atletico Madrid misses chance to move to top of La Liga standings

Atletico Madrid was forced to settle for a 1-1 draw against Deportivo La Coruna.