London: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a second successive hat-trick as Real Madrid sealed an impressive 5-1 win over Elche, making it their second consecutive victory at the Champions League this season.
After Edu Albacar scored an early penalty for Elche, Gareth Bale glanced in a header to equalise for Real, reported the BBC.
Ronaldo took off in the game after Mosquera fouled Marcelo, before heading in the hosts’ third.
The Portugal forward scored another penalty for his hat-trick and sealed the win for his team with a late strike.
Following a stuttering start to the season, Real’s victory has continued its recent impressive form this season.
The successive victories have now placed them three points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona.