Shocking Cristiano Ronaldo stat emerges after Real Madrid beat Espanyol

An amazing statistic regarding Cristiano Ronaldo has been unearthed this evening, in the aftermath of Real Madrid’s 2-0 win over Espanyol.

Playing catch-up

The two sides went head-to-head in a La Liga clash at the Bernabeu, with Los Blancos desperate for all 3 points following a disappointing start to the season.

Barcelona’s 3-0 victory over Las Palmas earlier today meant that Zinedine Zidane’s men headed into their fixture a full 10 points behind their Catalan rivals, after just 7 rounds of matches (6 for Real).


Despite their early season struggles, however, Madrid cantered to a relatively straightforward victory, with a brace from Isco proving the difference.


While most connected with Real looked happy with the win, one player who cut a frustrated figure all evening was Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Portuguese attacker looked moody and temperamental, and barely celebrated following Isco’s strikes.

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The former Manchester United star’s frustration was likely down to the fact that he has yet to find the net in La Liga this season (though he was suspended for 4 games), with a shocking statistic coming to the fore in the game’s aftermath, accurately portraying just how poor the 32-year-old has been in front of goal to this point in his side’s league campaign:

On fire

Long-time rival Lionel Messi, meanwhile, today notched his 10th and 11th La Liga goals of the seasons versus Las Palmas.

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