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With both teams reduced to 10 men, Gonzalo Higuain slid Ronaldo’s through ball past Carlos Kameni and inside the near post in the 78th. Karim Benzema replaced Higuain and shook off the defense inside to score in the 88th.

Madrid (3-0-1) moved into first place, one point ahead of Valencia (3-0).

Athletic Bilbao kept up its good start with a 3-0 victory over Mallorca, while Osasuna got its first victory, 3-1 win over Real Sociedad.



FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) _ Daniel van Buyten’s goal one minute into second-half stoppage time gave Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.

Bayern fell behind when Vedad Ibisevic scored after just 36 seconds, but Thomas Mueller tied it in the 62nd minute,

Bayern’s Franck Ribery limped off with an injured right ankle in the 64th minute.

Bayern (2-1-2) is seventh in the league with eight points, seven points behind surprise leader Mainz (5-0), which beat Cologne 2-0 on Lewis Holtby’s goals in the 72nd and 91st.

Hannover (3-1-1) is third with 10 points after a 4-1 victory at home over struggling Werder Bremen (1-3-1), which has just four points.