Real Madrid And Cristiano Ronaldo Smash Records In Santiago Bernabeu

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored a record-breaking 23rd Primera Division hat-trick while Real Madrid equalled the Spanish record of 18 successive victories after beating Celta Vigo 3-0 on a memorable night at the Bernabeu.

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring with a penalty that he won himself in the 36th minute before netting twice more in the second half as he moved onto 200 La Liga goals.

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Ronaldo’s hatrick saw him go clear of Telmo Zarra and Alfredo di Stefano for the most La Liga hat-tricks, while also taking him to 23 goals in just 14 league games this season.

The victory also saw Madrid move a step closer to another berth in the record books.
Having last weekend broken their club record of 16 successive wins, the European champions have now equalled the all-time record by a Spanish team of 18 successive victories, set by Frank Rijkaard’s Barcelona side in 2005 and 2006.

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Madrid will now be expected to claim that record outright on Tuesday when they host Ludogorets – who prop up Group B – in the Champions League.

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