La Liga

Real Madrid vs. Celta Vigo: Goals and Highlights from 2016 La Liga Game

MADRID, SPAIN - MARCH 05:  Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid is challenged by  Jonny Castro Otto of Celta Vigo during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Celta Vigo at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on March 5, 2016 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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Tom WebbUK Staff WriterMarch 5, 2016

Real Madrid hosted Celta Vigo on Saturday looking to build on a 3-1 win over Levante in midweek.

They had to wait 41 minutes for a breakthrough at the Santiago Bernabeu, when Pepe made it 1-0 with a powerful header:

Five minutes into the second half it was 2-0, Cristiano Ronaldo smashing in a stunning effort from long range:

But Ronaldo wasn't done there. Eight minutes later, he made it 3-0 with a superb free-kick:

Iago Aspas got Celta back in it after 62 minutes with a delightful finish over Keylor Navas:

But Real hit straight back, Ronaldo completing his hat-trick from close range:

Hat-trick de Cristiano #RMAvCEL #LigaBBVA

— Últimopartido (@futbol_ataca) March 5, 2016

And the Portuguese forward had a fourth after 76 minutes, powering home a head from a corner:

Jese got on the scoresheet a minute later, cutting inside and drilling a strong finish past the near post:

Real weren't finished yet, as Gareth Bale scored on his return from injury with an accurate shot from the edge of the box:

Final score: Real Madrid 7-1 Celta Vigo


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