Cristiano Ronaldo double sees Real Madrid past Celta Vigo

Jose Mourinho again rested a number of first-team regulars as he made seven changes from the side that defeated Manchester United in midweek.

updated: March 11, 2013 08:51 IST
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Madrid: Real Madrid registered their sixth consecutive victory in all competitions as two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo led them to a 2-1 win over Celta Vigo.

Despite dominating for long spells in the first-half, Madrid couldn't find a way past Celta goalkeeper Javi Varas until just after the hour mark when Ronaldo swept home a loose ball from close range.

The lead lasted barely two minutes as Iago Aspas' deflected effort wrong-footed Diego Lopez to bring Celta level.

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