“Today I felt that Cristiano has taken the responsibility well” – Rafa praises Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid head Coach Rafa Benitez has applauded Cristiano Ronaldo’s ability as he propelled an injury-hit side to triumph – and made Real Madrid history. Ronaldo broke Raul Gonzalez’s record-breaking club scoring record as he terminated Los Blancos to the highest point of the table and a 3-0 win over Levante. The Portuguese star had just scored in one of seven La Liga diversions this season before Saturday, however, a rash of injuries implied an advance to points – and it reignited his goalscoring form. Rafa Benitez was charmed with the way Ronaldo drove from the front – truly.
The Portugal international assumed a key part in Saturday’s experience as he set up Marcelo for Madrid’s first goal, before mesh their second minutes after the fact to end up the capital club’s record-breaking driving goalscorer. Jese, in the long run, made it three after the break and Benitez rushed to recognize Ronaldo’s commitment, lauding the 30-year-old for conveying his team to triumph with various other senior players precluded.
“Cristiano needed to venture up and assume his liability, demonstrating the team the way and he did only that,” the previous Liverpool manager said at a news gathering.
“We were feeling the loss of a lot of players, however, he taken the team.”
Benitez supplanted Gareth Bale with Lucas Vazquez at half-time, however, Rafa played down apprehensions the Wales international had endured another issue. The 26-year-old played twice over an international week after almost a month out for Real Madrid, and Benitez uncovered that he rested the Wideman with Wednesday’s Champions League outing to Paris Saint-Germain at the top of the priority list.
“I didn’t take Bale off in view of some injury,” said Benitez. “He simply required some rest following a serious week with Wales.”