Real Madrid matches Barcelona’s record unbeaten run (video)

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Isco’s exceptional game moved Real Madrid to the brink of Spanish history.

Real’s 5-0 win over Granada on Saturday saw the Merengues remain unbeaten in 39-straight matches, joining Barcelona as the only clubs to reach the precipice of 40. (video)

Isco scored twice, while Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Casemiro netted in the win, which moved Real six points clear of Barcelona on the La Liga table.

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Real last lost in April, a Champions League leg defeat against Wolfsburg. Next up is Sevilla in the second leg of their Copa del Rey match.

With Real leading 3-0, Zinedine Zidane would normally tempted to rest his stars. That’s likely not going to happen with a Barcelona record to break.

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