Real Madrid 3-1 Las Palmas: Ronaldo on target in routine win

The Portuguese netted a diving header as Rafael Benitez’s men continued their unbeaten start to the season

Cristiano Ronaldo went joint-top of La Liga’s scoring charts following his goal during Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Las Palmas on Saturday.

Los Blancos opened up a three-point lead at the top of the table with a result that never looked in doubt once Isco opened the scoring with a wonderful left-footed finish in the fourth minute.

Ronaldo then capitalised on slack defending from Las Palmas to meet Marcelo’s cross with a diving header, though the visitors halved the deficit from a corner.

Nevertheless, Jese Rodriguez continued his impressive form of late to seal Madrid’s win with an excellent drive before the break.

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