Sergio Ramos at the double
Real Madrid returned to winning ways on Saturday afternoon thanks to a first half brace from that man Sergio Ramos.
After two surprise defeats, following their 40-game unbeaten run so far, Real Madrid now look the likely La Liga champions again thanks to their four-point lead over second placed Sevilla.
Both Sergio Ramos goals came from Toni Kroos assists.
Toni Kroos at the double
The first Ramos goal was a powerful header from a Kroos corner on 35 minutes.
Eight minutes later Ramos scored again, from a Kroos free-kick that Ramos connected to just before the goal line.
Malaga pulled a goal back on 63 thanks to Juan Anor, who fired home after Keylo Navas had initially saved.
Ronaldo crashed a shot against the post late on.