Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini is under intense pressure after his side’s humiliating 4-0 defeat to third-flight minnows Alcorcon in the Spanish Cup.
Real Madrid’s big summer spendings continued their scoring spree in a 3-0 Champions League win over Marseille but fellow European giants AC Milan suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat to Swiss minnows FC Zurich. Cristiano scored another double and Brazilian ace Kaka was also on target for Real who scored all their goals in the second half at the Bernabeu to top Group C with a maximum of six points
Cristiano Ronaldo continued his sensational scoring form as Real Madrid again flattered to deceive before overwhelming bottom club Xerez 5-0 to take top spot in Spain. Ronaldo netted two more goals, the first after only 45 seconds, to maintain his record of having scored in every game for his new club following his world-record $130 million transfer from Manchester United