Posted: Monday August 6, 2012 1:35AM ; Updated: Monday August 6, 2012 1:35AM

Real Madrid holds off Santos Laguna in exhibition

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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Xabi Alonso and Sami Khedira scored in each half to give Real Madrid a 2-1 win over Mexican club Santos Laguna in a friendly on Sunday.

Alonso opened the scoring for Madrid in the 14th minute with a 30-yard strike off an Alvaro Arbeola pass. Santos Laguna equalized in the 25th minute when Cristian Suarez scored from inside the box after collecting a Daniel Luduena pass.

Khedira scored the winner when Santos keeper Oswaldo Sanchez lost control of a shot that eventually bounced off Khedira's face and into the net in the 72nd minute.

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