Real Madrid opened up a scoring clinic in Santiago Bernabeu as they went on to defeat Racing Santander 6-1. Cristiano Ronaldo played another tremendous game as he went on to score a total of 4 goals for Los Blancos – “The last time I scored four goals in a game was when I played in juvenile league,” said Ronaldo to Canal Plus TV.
Mourinho is started to show just how well Madrid will play under his control as he continues his unbeaten streak to 11. On top of their impressive showing, Real Madrid has registered 16 goals in just the past 3 games.
Gonzalo Higuain would open the scoring for Real Madrid in the 10th minute in the game as Ronaldo followed the opening with 4 of his own in the 15th, 27th, 47th and 55th minute. Mesut Ozil also got a piece of the action as he was able to score the last goal for Madrid in the 63rd minute, right before being subbed off.
“I am very happy because I have never scored four goals but today was just important for the team. This would not have been possible without my team-mates. I must congratulate the team. I am a team player. Some of my colleagues are even better than me. We should not be elated as the coach told us. There is still a long way to go in the league and today was important.” said Ronaldo to Marca after the game.
It was a great game for Real Madrid who just were dominate throughout the whole match and General director, Jorge Valdano, praised Madrid for their performance as he went on to say the following on Madrid’s official webpage:
“We played a very good game. The team showed all its potential. It is strange for such a young squad to adapt so soon. We should still expect highs and lows, but this is a rich squad with great capacity to improve. The team is very ambitious. It uses Di Maria, Ozil, Cristiano and two offensive full backs. It keeps possession practically as much as it did last year and it has great goal-scoring skills. Di Maria has great sense of responsibility. He was brilliant tonight and made sacrifices. He participated in many of the efforts that ended in a goal. He is only 22 years old and he has needed no time time to adapt. We have a large squad and it has great potential. There’s no reason for us to give up one of the titles we aspire to win.”
Real Madrid is just continuing to grow and with Kaka yet to get in on the action, I can only imagine how much more of an impact he will have on the game, once the chemistry is built.
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