Real Madrid thrashed Elche 4-0 in the match that closed the 21st. date of LaLiga of Spain played at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium and which was postponed over the weekend due to Madrid’s participation in the World Club Championship.
The goals were scored by Marco Asensiothe French Karim Benzema on two occasions, both from penalties and by the Croatian Luka modric. With this double Benzema has nine goals and is the persecutor of the Pole Robert Lewandowski, from Barcelona, who has fourteen. But he is also the second all-time goalscorer for Real Madrid, surpassing Raúl, who had the mark of 228 goals. The maximum gunner of the “meringues” is the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo with 311 goals.
With this victory, Real Madrid has 48 points and is eight behind leader Barcelona. while Elche, in which Argentines Lisandro Magallán and Ezequiel Ponce started, is in the relegation zone with just nine units.