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Ronaldo’s savior for Real Madrid just came in nick of time

Ronaldo, Real Madrid, Getafe, La Liga

Ronaldo missed couple of sitter, but end up grabbing savior for Real Madrid in the end

Cristiano Ronaldo savior for Real Madrid just came at nick of time against Getafe to hand 2-1 victory for Los Blancos. Ronaldo has scored many careers defining goal in his career and this one is certainly not going to add to his resume, but it really helped Real Madrid to find their place on La Liga table where they belongs.

Los Blancos were sitting out of top four at the start of eighth La Liga match day and they needed a victory to find their place in top four. It shouldn’t have been tough for Madrid to get past lowly Getafe, but host makes life difficult for the defending champions.

Ronaldo wasn’t at his best before finally finding himself on the scoresheet in 85th minute. He missed couple of scoring chances and in the way Real Madrid also suffered due to absence of key players. Luka Modric and Isco were on bench, and Gareth Bale was injured. It was difficult for Real to go ahead against the team who can defend all day long.

Karim Benzema gave Real their first half lead, but Getafe equalized with Molina’s effort in second half. Hosts finds their little room to success as the match goes close to ending, but Ronaldo rescues Real Madrid from losing another two points with his composed finished in 85th minute.

Isco served the purpose coming from the bench in second half and Ronaldo doesn’t need another invitation to go on the scoresheet. It was Portuguese first league goal of the 2017/18 season, whereas his counterpart Lionel Messi already has 11 goals to his name.

Sevilla 1-0 defeat against Athletic Bilbao allowed Real Madrid to jump on second at points table with a gap of four points from league leader Barcelona. Although, Barcelona still have to play against Atletico Madrid later tonight to complete their eighth match day.

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