This day in history of Ronaldo
In the 18th minute, Ronnie made his first valuable play, with a combination with Luis Figo that Raúl González could not finally convert into a goal. After 30 minutes Ronnie made a long distance shot, that was saved by goalkeeper Lainez. In the second half, to be remarked a shot by Ronaldo which ended high, after a post hit by Brazilian Roberto Carlos, and a personal play on the left wing, interrupted by Militoi. Ronaldo was finally substituted in the 77th minute by Santiago Solari.
Real Madrid CF drew their second match in the Spanish League at La Romareda against Real Zaragoza (0-0). It was not a very brilliant match, and the final result could be considered useful for both teams. In the second half Francisco Pavón was ejected for the merengues. Thus, after 9 round-ups, Coach Carlos Queiroz’s team rose to 20 points (6 wins, 2 drews and 1 loss at Valencia), securing the second place waiting for the match between Valencia against Celta de Vigo.