Video: Toni Kroos fires Real Madrid ahead vs Athletic Bilbao with a fine finish from distance

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Real Madrid knew they could go level on points with the top sides with a victory tonight, so Raul Garcia earning a red card for two quick bookings was a very welcome start.

They’ve struggled to break Bilbao down and it looked like they were heading into the break at 0-0, but Toni Kroos stepped up with a nice strike to break the deadlock:

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Atleti still have a couple of games in hand so you have to think of them as the title favourites for now, but Real Madrid are slowly starting to turn their season around.

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