This day in history of Ronaldo
One hit, several opportunities
Ronaldo did not only score the drawing goal but he played a very participative match, being always a danger for the rival’s goal. In the 10th minute he received a pass by Raul and unleashed a shot that goalkeeper Pinto could block. In the second half he scored in the 53rd minute and made a shot just wide, on receiving a pass by Luis Figo Then he was substituted with Solari.
Getting closer to the Pichichi title
Against Celta Ronaldo scored his 28th official goal. In the Spanish League he has already reached his 22nd goal, trailed by Salva with 15 hits. In the 53rd minute, after a play by Zidane, Beckham served the ball with a header to Ronaldo who passed goalkeeper Pinto.
Real Madrid CF continue his unstoppable run at Santiago Bernabeu (12 wins and 1 draw in 13 matches) while their rivals cannot keep their pace. Though Coach Queiroz’s squad suffered the advantage goal by Celta to end with a 4-2 win (Ronaldo, Figo and double by Zizou). Valencia CF lost against Espanyol at Montjuic while Deportivo was defeated at Riazor against Barça (2-3); by virtue of such results now Real Madrid is first with a 8 points advantage. Next week Real will play at Sardinero against Rácing de Santander.