Real Madrid crush Deportivo 8-2, Ronaldo scores hat-trick
September 21 , 2014
Real Madrid crushed Deportivola Coruna 8-2, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring thrice and Gareth Bale finding the net twice at the Municipal de Riazor stadium.
Ronaldo, the World player of the year, scored his 23rd hat-trick for the team. James Rodriguez, the star of the Brazil World Cup, scored a brilliant left-footer goal.
Real led 3-0 at halftime but Deportivo managed to convert a penalty after the break. A pass from Rodriguez helped Ronaldo score his third goal.
Real coach Carlo Ancelotti later told the media that the team had “combined very well together”.