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Ronaldo hat-trick inspires Madrid to Athletic win

Published: Sunday 5 October 2014, 21.00CET
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick and set up another as Real Madrid CF beat Athletic Club 5-0 to close within four points of the Liga summit, after Sevilla FC climbed to third.
Ronaldo hat-trick inspires Madrid to Athletic win
Cristiano Ronaldo enjoys his first goal of the match ©AFP/Getty Images

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Published: Sunday 5 October 2014, 21.00CET

Ronaldo hat-trick inspires Madrid to Athletic win

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick and set up another as Real Madrid CF beat Athletic Club 5-0 to close within four points of the Liga summit, after Sevilla FC climbed to third.

• Real Madrid CF beat Athletic Club to go fourth, four points behind Liga leaders FC Barcelona.
• A third hat-trick in four Liga games from Cristiano Ronaldo and a double from Karim Benzema secure 5-0 home victory.
• The Portugal forward has 26 trebles to his name for Madrid in all competitions.
• Athletic, in 18th, suffer fifth reverse in seven league fixtures this term.

• Sevilla FC go third with dominant 4-1 win against RC Deportivo La Coruña.
• Stéphane Mbia scores two as Deportivo remain bottom.
• Moi Gómez pounces twice in a minute as Villarreal CF end ten-man RC Celta de Vigo's unbeaten start.
• Marcelino's side move seventh and within a point of the Galicians after the 3-1 win.
• Lucas and Cristian Stuani earn RCD Espanyol a 2-0 success against Real Sociedad de Fútbol.

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Results

Spanish Liga 2014/15

Matches
HomeAway
Last updated: 05/10/2014 22:50 CET

05/10/2014

Real MadridReal Madrid5-0AthleticAthletic

Ronaldo 2, 55, 88, Benzema 41, 69

Venue: Madrid

05/10/2014

EspanyolEspanyol2-0Real SociedadReal Sociedad

Lucas 7, Stuani 90+2

Venue: Barcelona

05/10/2014

CeltaCelta1-3VillarrealVillarreal

Larrivey 44

Moi Gómez 32, 33, Mario Gaspar 90+1

Venue: Pontevedra

05/10/2014

SevillaSevilla4-1DeportivoDeportivo

Mbia 24, 57, Bacca 39, Vitolo 63

Medunjanin 31

Venue: Sevilla

04/10/2014

MálagaMálaga2-1GranadaGranada

Santa Cruz 60, Antunes 80 (P)

El Arabi 1

Venue: Malaga

04/10/2014

AlmeríaAlmería2-2ElcheElche

Verza 37 (P), Hemed 84

Rodríguez Romero 6, Jonathas 56

Venue: Almeria

04/10/2014

EibarEibar3-3LevanteLevante

Pedro López 46 (og), Berjón Pérez 70, Piovaccari 90+3

Morales Nogales 2, Camarasa 43, Victor Casadesus 79

Venue: Eibar

04/10/2014

Rayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano0-2BarcelonaBarcelona

Messi 35, Neymar 36

Venue: Madrid

04/10/2014

ValenciaValencia3-1AtléticoAtlético

Miranda 6 (og), André Gomes 7, Otamendi 13

Mandžukić 29

Venue: Valencia

03/10/2014

GetafeGetafe1-1CórdobaCórdoba

Baba Diawara 88

Ekeng Ekeng 78

Venue: Madrid

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