Real Madrid’s second game under Zinedine Zidane was another goal-fest.
The BBC had the match sown up for Real Madrid within the opening 18 minutes as Los Blancos simply tore apart Sporting Gijon at The Bernabeu.
Gareth Bale headed Real Madrid ahead on 7 minutes. Two minutes later Cristiano Ronaldo doubled the scoreline.
Karim Benzema on 12 and Cristiano Ronaldo on 18 made it 4-0. Toni Kroos completed the Real Madrid scoring four minutes before half-time.
Sporting Gijon, second bottom in La Liga, did not get completely crushed in the second half and pulled a goal back through Isma López.
Despite the win, Real Madrid were rocked back a little by injuries picked up by Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema.