Madrid, Spain (SportsNetwork.com) – Cristiano Ronaldo produced four goals at
the Bernabeu on Tuesday, helping Real Madrid come from one goal down to get a
resounding 5-1 victory over Elche.
The visitors had taken the lead after only 15 minutes with Edu Albacar
converting a penalty kick.
But the lead was short-lived as Gareth Bale netted the equalizer just five
Ronaldo then took over the match, putting Real Madrid in front with two goals
before the halftime interval.
The Portuguese continue
Munich, Germany (SportsNetwork.com) – Bayern Munich cruised to a 4-0 victory
over Paderborn at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday to move to the top of the
Newly-promoted Paderborn entered the weekend at the summit of the table with
eight points from four games, but Bayern jumped out to an early lead in
Tuesday’s affair with two goals coming in the opening 14 minutes.
Mario Gotze put the hosts in front after only eight minutes continue
Getafe, Spain (SportsNetwork.com) – Valencia climbed to second place in La
Liga on Monday with a 3-0 drubbing of Getafe at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez.
Coming off a comfortable 3-1 win over Espanyol at the Mestalla last time out,
Valencia was in control from the outset and opened the scoring after just
seven minutes through Francisco Alcacer.
The visitors then doubled their advantage in the 20th minute through Andre
Gomes and Rodrigo converted a penalty kick in the 72nd minute to make it 3-0.
Dortmund, Germany (SportsNetwork.com) – Borussia Dortmund’s injury list
continues to grow as it was confirmed that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will
miss up to four weeks with a foot injury.
The 25-year-old suffered the injury in Dortmund’s 2-0 defeat to Mainz on
Saturday after he came on for the final 25 minutes of the contest to replace
Mkhitaryan was injured in a collision in front of goal late in the match, and
his injury could prevent him from continue
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) – Six different players found
the back of the net on Sunday as Goias rolled to a 6-0 thrashing of Palmeiras
at the Estadio de Haile Pinheiro.
Coming off two consecutive losses in league play, Goias was determined to get
off to a good start in front of the home fans and did just that when Ramon
struck after eight minutes.
Four minutes later Esquerdinha doubled the advantage and Erik made it 3-0
three minutes prior to continue