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Osasuna 1-4 : Visitors pull six points clear at top of La Liga after comeback victory at Los Rojillos as Gareth Bale makes rare league start won 4-1 at Osasuna on Sunday to move six points clear of Barcelona Unai Garcia gave the hosts a deserved 14th-minute lead with a powerful header Isco hit the equaliser 19 minutes later and Sergio Ramos scored before the break Substitutes Lucas Vazquez and Luka Jovic added late efforts in an emphatic win Vazquez came on for Gareth Bale after the Wales star's second Liga start of 2020

By Pete Jenson for MailOnline

Published: 16:55 GMT, 9 February 2020 | Updated: 17:05 GMT, 9 February 2020

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turned an awkward away fixture against battling Osasuna into a routine win as they took another step towards regaining the title.

Zinedine Zidane's side knew this was a potential slip-up and after 14 minutes they were behind. Unai Garcia dive-headed a corner past Thibaut Courtois from the 12 yards out. But Madrid kept their heads and were soon level.

Gareth Bale was in the team for his first start in the league since January 4 and on 33 minutes he was involved in the equaliser. His shot was half blocked and when it ballooned up to the impressive Isco he volleyed it past Sergio Herrera to make it 1-1.

Unai Garcia nods midtable Osasuna into a 14th-minute lead at home to Real Madrid on Sunday

Unai Garcia nods midtable Osasuna into a 14th-minute lead at home to on Sunday

Luka Modric looks despondent as the hosts enjoy their well-earned opener at El Sadar Stadium

Luka Modric looks despondent as the hosts enjoy their well-earned opener at El Sadar Stadium

It was Sergio Ramos who put ahead. Luka Modric's deep corner was headed back across the face of the goal by Casemiro and Ramos headed in from close range.

Osasuna's fiery fans were irate. Ramos had got away with an awful challenge on Ruben Garcia earlier. The captain should have been carded and the card could have been red, but the

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