- Real Madrid vs Leganes saw Zidane's men record a vital 5-0 win to tighten the La Liga race
- Rodrygo and Kross' early goals gave the host side the lead before Ramos and Benzema added to the score sheet through penalties
- Los Blancos eventually outclassed their visitors to secure second spot on the table, one point behind Barcelona
Real Madrid vs Leganes ended in 5-0 victory for Los Blancos as they thrashed Los Pepineros in a spectacular La Liga encounter held on Wednesday, October 30 at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.
Zinedine Zidane's men came into the game four points behind League leaders Barcelona who recorded a comfortable 5-1 victory over Real Valladolid.
The Frenchman had named a surprise inclusion in his nineteen-man list with Isco, Jović and Rodrygo leading the attacking-line for Madrid who already recorded a loss and draw.
And in what looked like a perfect tactical plan, Rodrygo got the home side an early lead through a seven-minute goal.
A cross from Marcelo to Benzema was directed to the Brazilian star who tapped into the net to quickly save Madrid from early pressure.
Toni Kroos doubled the lead a minute later after receiving a fine pass from Benzema who also hit two assists within ten minutes into the game.
Sergio Ramos was also on target for the host side as the Spaniard converted a 24-minute penalty to draw the score sheet to 3-0 within the first half before Benzema grabbed his goal of the match through another penalty.
Lucas Jovic's stoppage time goal also proved the difference as Real Madrid outclassed Leganes in the 5-0 thriller.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Barcelona vs Real Valladolid ended in victory for the La Liga champions as Lionel Messi scored his 50th career free-kick to hand Catalans the vital victory.
Clement Lenglet handed the home side an early lead with a spectacular volley in just two minutes, but his goal was cancelled barely fifteen minutes into the game by Kiko Olivas.
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