Ronaldo sets the tone as Real top La Liga table

London, Oct.25 (ANI): Real Madrid stretched their unbeaten run to 12 games as they thrashed 10-man Celta de Vigo 3-1 to move three points clear of the second-placed rival at the top of La Liga table.

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in the eighth minute before Brazilian full-back Danilo doubled the lead to give Real a commanding 2-0 lead by 23rd minute.

Celta’s hopes of staging a fightback suffered a heavy blow in the 57th minute when the centre back Gustavo Cabral was given marching orders after earning a second yellow card, the Guardian reported.

Although Nolito pulled one back for Celta through with a stunning drive five minutes from time, Marcelo scored in the final minute to make it 3-1. (ANI)

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