Cristiano Ronaldo Stuns Eibar Defender With Stunning Improvisation

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Cristiano Ronaldo overtook Lionel Messi as the season's leading scorer after his brace led Real Madrid to a 2-1 win at Eibar in the Spanish league.

Zinedine Zidane praised Real Madrid's character after Saturday's 2-1 victory at Eibar and said two-goal Cristiano Ronaldo was "from another galaxy".

Ronaldo has roared back from a feeble start to the season, when he scored just once in his first eight league games, to reach 18 goals in the campaign. Ivan Ramis had equalised for Eibar shortly after half-time.

Madrid remained third, 12 points behind leaders Barcelona who visit Malaga later Saturday, and four points short of second-placed Atletico Madrid who host Celta de Vigo on Sunday.

Madrid defender Raphael Varane was substituted early in the match after a blow to the head.

The Spain worldwide did eventually return to the field of play and, after the game, Zidane confirmed the former World Cup victor endured a bit of an embarrassing moment.

The Spain global was not substituted and came back on around five minutes later.

Isco and Kroos made way for Benzema and Lucas Vazquez with 19 minutes left but Eibar had two golden chances to score a second.

First, the unmarked Takashi Inui headed over from seven yards out and then Kike Garcia hit the side-netting with only Keylor Navas to beat.

But for Ronaldo's clinical instincts in front of goal, that slip-up should have proved costly and Eibar deserved something from a match in which they poured their heart and soul into. His whipped cross found the leaping Ronaldo and the Portugese made no mistake.

A return to Barcelona has been mooted, as has a move to Real Madrid who have done little to quell speculation.

Rodrigo Moreno scored twice to give Valencia an important away victory that opened up an 11-point advantage over fifth-place Sevilla.