Cristiano Ronaldo opens scoring for Real Madrid as he returns from injury.
Ronaldo scored the opener in today’s game as Real Madrid thrashed newly promoted side Osasuna 5-2
at the Bernabéu.
Madris has now equalled the club’s 1960-61 record of 15 successive La Liga wins.
Ronaldo opened the scoresheet by hitting home an inviting cut-back from Gareth Bale in the 6th minute.
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Danilo and Sergio Ramos later netted a second and a third for Madrid, sending them 3-0 up before half time.
Shots by Pepe and Luka Modric although on target, were not converted for Madrid.
Osasuna pulled back 2 goals courtesy of headers from Oriol Riera and David Garcia providig the visitors some consolation.
They also missed a clean chance as Roberto Torres missed a 73rd-minute penalty kick.
The game took a turn for the worse for Osasuna as Cayetano Bonnín got sent off in the 80th minute.
Today’s win over Osasuna is Real’s 15th consecutive La Liga win under Zinedine Zidane.
This has now matched the club record set by Miguel Muñoz’s side in the 1960-61 season.
Then Alfredo Di Stéfano, Ferenc Puskas and Francisco “Paco” Gento were in the Madrid team.
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Another win from Real Madrid would equal Barcelona’s 2010-11 La Liga record of 16 wins in a row.
In the 40th minute, goal keeper Pérez was caught out of position when he ran out to flap away the ball.
Only for it to find the Brazilian defender Danilo, who scored from a deflected strike.
Ramos got a close a header from a corner and found the back of the net shortly before the interval.
Pepe added the fourth from another Kroos corner in the 56th minute.
Modric made it 5-0 for Madrid with a fine finish in the 62nd minute, curling the ball into the far corner from outside the penalty area.
Ronaldo had been off the pitch for Madrid for over 60 days following an injury he sustained on the knee.
Now that CR7 is back, Madrid look set for an awesome season of winnings.