Raul hands Real fifth straight success

Raul's glancing header just before the break was all that separated the sides in a game with few sights of goal, though Iker Casillas pulled off a spectacular save to deny Angel Lafita before a late rally from Real at the end.

The champions made it five consecutive wins under Juande Ramos, and moved clear in second place with 41 points, 12 short of Barca after 20 games.

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