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Cristiano Ronaldo struck early for Real Madrid on Saturday, sending in an impressive goal in the third minute to give his team a 1-0 lead over Athletic Bilbao.

By SI Wire
February 13, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo struck early for Real Madrid on Saturday, sending in an impressive goal in the third minute to give his team a 1-0 lead over Athletic Bilbao.

Athletic would strike back just seven minutes later, evening the score at 1–1 on a goal from Javier Eraso.

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Ronaldo also scored Madrid’s fourth goal in the 4–2 victory.

Madrid currently sits third in the La Liga tables, four points behind division leading Barcelona.

– Brendan Maloy

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