Clashing forces at Campo de Futbol de Vallecas, Sunday (02/26/2012) , Real appear not at his best. They seem difficult to disassemble the home team's defense.
However, Jose Mourinho's team was able to excel in the first round. Goals scored from the feet of Ronaldo.
In the second half, the hosts appear offensive and try to equalize. Although kept pounding Madrid, they still could not avoid defeat.
This victory established the position of Madrid at the top of the standings with 64 points from 24 matches. They were 13 points ahead of Barcelona, who will compete in a few hours at home to Atletico Madrid. Rayo ranked ninth with 31 points.
Madrid threatened in the 26th minute through Ronaldo experiment. However, the 2008 world's best players kick from outside the penalty box it still leads to the side of the net.
Nearly Rayo goalkeeper Iker Casillas in the 40th minute. Piti menggocek ball in the penalty box before the kick off to the far post. Unlucky for him, because it failed to hit the ball castings.
The visitors finally broke the deadlock in the 55th minute. Ronaldo recorded his name on the scoreboard thanks to goals from pretty.
Starting corner kick taken by Mesut Ozil, created a crisis in the penalty box Rayo. Then chased a loose ball by Ronaldo. In the position of the body back to goal, he kicked the ball with his heel. Entry.
Nine minutes later, Sergio Ramos Real Madrid a chance to double the advantage. However, his free-kick can be countered by goalkeeper Joel Robles.
Entering the 72nd minute, the home side almost equalized. Starting error Ramos, Armenteros won the ball and passed it to Michu. Though not guarded, even bounced a shot Michu.
Rayo good chance to come back two minutes later. However, Tito kick from outside the box 16 can be pushed over by Casillas.
In the remaining time, Rayo continue to bombard the Madrid defense and looking for an equalizing goal. Instead goalkeeper Casillas, they even lose one player. Michu received a straight red card for abuse with roughly Sami Khedira.
Rayo Vallecano: Joel Robles; Tito, Arribas, Pulido, Casado (Raul Tamudon 84 '); Movilla (Trashorras 70'), Javi Fuego; Piti (Lass 60 '), Armenteros, Michu; Diego Costa
Real Madrid: Casillas, Arbeloa, Sergio Ramos, Pepe, Marcelo (Granero 81 '), Xabi Alonso, Khedira: Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka (Coentrao 61'), Oezil; Higuain (Callejon 76 ')