Real Madrid smashed Elche 5:1 at the Santiago Bernabeu in the 5th round Spanish La Liga …
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The game marked a debut of Keylor Navas on Real Madrid’s goal instead of Iker Casillas, four goals of Cristiano Ronaldo and a several controversial refereeing decisions. The first one happen already in the 15th minute when the Portuguese , Cristiano Ronaldo tried to clear the ball, but his the Elche’s player leg. Edu Albacar converted a penalty into 0-1 lead. Three minutes later Gareth Bale converts Rodriguez’ cross with header to 1-1.
Another doubtful situation comes in the 27th minute, when the ref points to another penalty. Marcelo was “fouled”. Ronaldo steps in and scores for 2-1. In the 32nd minute, Ronaldo again. This time Marcelo whips a fantastic cross into the box which Ronaldo heads for 3-1. In the 81st minute another penalty for Real Madrid. It’s hard to say was it 100% penalty, but on the first look, it looks like a good dive of Ronaldo.
Cristiano again steps in and converts it to 4-1. In the 92nd minute, Ronaldo sealed the final 5-1 on Gareth Bale’s assist who slides in a lowely pass. With this 4 goals, Ronaldo now has scored 7 goals in only 4 days, as he scored a hat-trick against Deportivo in a 8-2 win of the Los Blancos.