Real Madrid ease past Las Palmas; Villarreal jump to fifth with win

Real Madrid remained third place in La Liga with a comfortable 3-0 defeat of Las Palmas at the Bernabeu on Sunday. Goals from Casemiro, Marco Asensio and Isco saw the defending champs sail past Pako Ayestaran’s side and stay within eight points of early leaders Barcelona. It took nearly a half for Real to breakthrough before Casemiro did the honours just…