Real Madrid 7 – Malaga 0 (La Liga, March 3, 2011) It took Real Madrid 27 minutes to break down Malaga, Karim Benzema flicking home on the volley from a Xabi Alonso free-kick. Nine minutes later Angel Di Maria ran through from the halfway line and notched number two. On the stroke of half-time Marcelo volleyed in the third goal. Six minutes after the break Cristiano Ronaldo ended his recent goal drought with the fourth. Minutes later Ronaldo burst through in an excellent run but shot wide. The procession continued as Karim Benzema headed the fifth at the back post and Cristiano Ronaldo scored number six from the penalty spot. The 7th goal came in the 77th minute, Cristiano Ronaldo claiming his hat-trick from close range.
Individual highlights: Cristiano Ronaldo.