Rayo Vallecano 0 – Real Madrid 1 (La Liga, February 26, 2012) (Alternative highlights.) One of the notable incidents of the first half was a shocking elbow from Sergio Ramos on Diego Costa that went unpunished. Nine minutes into the second half Real Madrid took the lead, Cristiano Ronaldo scoring an outrageous back heel from a corner. After the break Sergio Ramos again clashed with Diego Costa in an incident in which both players took blows to the face.
Post-match interview: Cristiano Ronaldo: “It was a nice goal, but the three points matter most”.
Individual highlights: Cristiano Ronaldo.