Ronaldo Scores Hat-Trick As Real Thrash Sociedad


The LaLiga holders move above Valencia into third following their win, but they are 16 points behind leaders and rivals Barcelona, leaving the Champions League as their main focus. The goals kept coming as Ronaldo converted Marcelo's pull-back, Toni Kroos curled to the top corner from 20 yards, and before half-time Ronaldo had made it 4-0 by heading in Luka Modric's corner.

But Ronaldo played the full 90 minutes as Zidane instead took off youngsters Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez, who headed a first-minute opener from Ronaldo's left-wing cross. There have been some times this season when he hasn't been able to get on the scoresheet but he is there when needed. Ex-Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi volleyed home from close range late on.

The Portuguese forward completed his treble after Geronimo Rulli beat away substitute Bale's long-range effort.

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"Everything positive was what we wanted from the start".

"Today from the first minute the team came out to play football, to keep the ball, to press the opponent and steal it high up, and there was a big difference", Real captain Sergio Ramos said. But they have been poor domestically this season. "Yesterday I was asked if we are anxious that he does not score - today he got three goals".

"Then in front of goal we were more accurate (than in recent games)".

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In Malaga, second-placed Atletico went ahead nearly instantly when Antoine Griezmann capitalised on Saul Niguez's deflected strike falling at his feet close to goal. Real are now fourth in the league table with 39 points after 21 games.

"You asked me if I was anxious about [Ronaldo] and then you have three goals, we know he always wants to score, PSG will have to be careful with him".

"It's a very hard game, I am a Real Madrid ambassador and obviously I want them to win, but on the other hand, I like PSG and my great friend Neymar is there, and everyone loves him".

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Victory was PSG's 10th on the road in Ligue 1 this season, while Toulouse went down to their fifth defeat at home. Ivan Ramis scored in stoppage-time to give surprise package Eibar a 1-0 victory at Leganes that leaves them sixth.