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Real Madrid: Zinedine Zidane's side misses chance to set new La Liga record

Published 2041 GMT (0441 HKT) September 21, 2016
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Real Madrid missed the chance to set a new record of consecutive La Liga wins, after a 1-1 draw against Villarreal at the Bernabeu. Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Casemiro celebrates scoring an 89th minute winner away at Las Palmas on March 13, the first of four late goals Real Madrid would score during its 16-game streak. Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The second late victory was certainly the sweetest. Cristiano Ronaldo struck an 82nd minute winner against bitter rival Barcelona on April 2 in El Clasico, sealing a comeback win. PAU BARRENA/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Gareth Bale was the man of the moment less than a month later, striking late to give Real Madrid a vital win against Real Sociedad on April 30. Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Toni Kroos celebrates with Lucas Vazquez after the German scored the winning goal in Real's win against Celta Vigo August 27. Denis Doyle/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The 16-game winning run is equal to the record set by Pep Guardiola's all-conquering Barcelona team of 2010/11. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images