Cristiano Ronaldo scored a third league hat-trick in four games as Real Madrid moved into the top four of La Liga with a 5-0 win over Athletic Bilbao this evening.Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao highlights.
Ronaldo almost doubled his tally five minutes later when he fired a low shot on target after a number of step-overs had taken him inside the penalty area.Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao match report.
Full time in Santiago Bernabeu. Cristiano Ronaldo claims his 26th Real Madrid hat trick is some style as Los Blancos claim a 5-0 win over Athletic Bilbao. The Portuguese kicked off the scoring just two minutes in before Benzema netted just before the break to make it 2-0. Athletic were powerless to resist and that duo added more goals to succumb the Basque side to a damaging defeat. Carlo Ancelotti’s men are back in the top four! I’m Martin Macdonald, thanks for joining us, see you next time!
88′Goal Cristiano Ronaldo
GOOOOOOAAAAAAAAALLLLL FOR REAL MADRID! YOU’VE GUESSED IT! RONALDO HAT-TRICK! He won’t get many as lucky as this! A melee inside the box eventually sees the ball cannon off the hip of the Portuguese before going into the corner! He won’t mind though!
69′Goal Karim Benzema
GOOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLL FOR REAL MADRID!!! AND ITS BENZEMA WITH HIS SECOND! Modric threads a lovely pass through the middle for Ronaldo who gallops towards goal. The Portuguese unselfishly finds his team-mate inside the box, who passes home! Four-nil!
55′Goal Cristiano Ronaldo
GOOOOOAAAAAAAAALLLLL FOR REAL MADRID!!! THAT’S THREE! Bale bursts forward and exchanges a delicious one-two with Benzema before galloping down the right channel! The former Tottenham man then finds Ronaldo inside the box, who slots past Iraizoz! Three-nil!
41′Goal Karim Benzema
GOOOOOAAAAAAALLLLLLLL FOR REAL MADRID! THEY TAKE THAT OPPORTUNITY! Modric whips a corner into the six yard box and Benzema rises above everyone to send a bouncing header into the top corner! Two-nil!
2′Goal Cristiano Ronaldo
GOOOOOAAAAAAAAALLLLLL FOR REAL MADRID!!! LOS BLANCOS OFF TO A FLYER! Bale links up cleverly with Carvajal down the right and the ball comes back to the Welshman who whips a cross to the back post. Ronaldo is on hand to nod over the line past Iraizoz! One-nil!