La Liga: Four Goals for Cristiano Ronaldo as Real Madrid Thrash Elche 5-1

Cristiano Ronaldo recorded his second hat-trick in four days with two of his goals Tuesday night coming from the penalty spot.

updated: September 24, 2014 09:46 IST
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Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga match vs Elche.


Madrid: Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas enjoyed a comfortable debut as his side enjoyed a 5-1 home win with Cristiano Ronaldo bagging four against Elche in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium here.

The Costa Rican was named in the side ahead of veteran Spanish keeper Iker Casillas, but one of his first actions was to pick the ball out of the net after Elche Tuesday took a shock lead following a Paco Albacar penalty in the 16th minute, reports Xinhua.

Elche's lead didn't last for long as Gareth Bale scored with a header.

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