Cristiano Ronaldo was on song last night as he bag an hat-trick against city rivals Atletico Madrid to move top after Barcelona’s stalemate with Malaga.
The Portuguese star has netted 39th career hat-trick so far,having opened his account against Atletico with a deflecting free-kick.
He also add salt to Atletico’s wound from a penalty spot to make it 2-0 and completed his heroics deed with a treble as he was unmarked from Gareth bale’s cross.
Ronaldo has come level with both Barca’s Messi and Suarez who have scored eight goals so far in La Liga this season.The goal also make Ronaldo go one goal ahead of Madrid’s legend Alfred Di Stefano’s total goals of 17 in Madrid derbies.
Madrid’s win over Atletico increased to nine points, putting away Atletico’s League chances in full blown.