Free-Scoring Real Madrid Go top of La Liga

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 22nd goal of the season as Real Madrid beat Granada 4-0.

updated: November 01, 2014 23:37 IST
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Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after smashing his 22nd goal of the La Liga season.


Real Madrid moved to the top of La Liga for the first time this season as goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and a James Rodriguez double handed them a 4-0 win at Granada.

It took Ronaldo just 100 seconds to register his 22nd goal of the season when he swept home Benzema's cut-back to punish some lax Granada defending.

There was nothing the hosts could do as Rodriguez doubled Madrid's lead nine minutes before half-time, though, as the Colombian unleashed a sumptuous dipping volley into the far corner.

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