Playing at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday (04/03/2012), a new host can score the first goal on 23 minutes through the feet of Cristiano Ronaldo. Sami Khedira Madrid then took a 2-0 lead over the tally in the 38th minute.
A pair of goals from Gonzalo Higuain and a goal from Kaka in the second half and sealed the victory 5-0 to Jose Mourinho's team was.
This win further cemented the position of Los Merengues in the standings with 67 points. While Espanyol held on rank 11 with 33 points.
Espanyol first opportunity in the sixth minute. But Romaric kick from outside the box is still not meeting targets.
Ronaldo to Madrid to present the first chance six minutes later. But his shot was inches wide to the left side Espanyol.
Twenty minutes walk game Madrid attacks have not led to touchdowns. Efforts to Kaka in the 20th minute was still able to be saved Kiko Casilla.
Madrid attacks ultimately fruitful results in 23 minutes. A cross from Ronaldo and Higuain completed by bringing the host 1-0.
Left behind one goal, Espanyol try out the attack. But Philippe Coutinho kick from outside the box is still able to be defeated Iker Casillas.
Not long ago, Madrid doubled its superiority over the foot Khedira. He successfully converting feed Mesut Ozil and change the score to 2-0.
Shortly before halftime, Ronaldo almost scored his second goal in this match. But his right-foot shot was still able to be saved by Casilla.
Madrid has superior speed in the second half. Utilizing breakthrough bait from Kaka, Higuain Casilla forced to collect the ball from the net for the third time.
The visitors are not without a fight. But efforts to Sergio Garcia in the 55th minute free kick was floated utilizing thin over the bar Casillas.
Ronaldo almost brought Madrid further and further away in the 58th minute. But the kick after just dealing with Casilla is still capable of Espanyol's goalkeeper saved.
Kaka! Madrid getting away in the 66th minute. Kaka kick from the right side Espanyol defense after Higuain's cross could not be driven by Casilla.
Madrid finally sealed victory 5-0 goal by Higuain in the 75th minute. Argentina striker was once again listed his name on the scoreboard after Kaka's cross shot was ripped Espanyol goalkeeper.
Real Madrid: Casillas, Arbeloa, Carvalho (Varane 46 '), Ramos, Marcelo; Xabi Alonso, Khedira; Ronaldo, Kaka, Ozil (Callejon 69'); Higuain (Morata 82 ')
Espanyol: Kiko Casilla; Javi Lopez, Raul Rodriguez (Jordi Amat 61 '), Hector Moreno, Didac Vila; Forlin, Romaric; Weiss, Verdu, Coutinho (Baena Raul 46'); Alvaro (Sergio Garcia 46 ')