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Played
May 13, 2012 7:00 PM BST
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu — Madrid
Referee:‬ José González‎
Attendance:‬ 79500‎
 
19′ C. Ronaldo
Chory Castro 52′
 
49′ Mesut Özil
 
58′ Mesut Özil
 
Top of the Match
Mesut Özil
Mesut Özil
Real Madrid CF
Mesut Özil
Mesut Özil
Real Madrid CF
Flop of the Match
Bigas
Bigas
Mallorca
Dudú Aouate
Dudú Aouate
Mallorca

Real Madrid 4-1 Mallorca: Ozil, Ronaldo & Benzema help champions reach 100-point haul amid celebratory scenes at Santiago Bernabeu

Jose Mourinho's men stormed to victory with two goals in each half as they capped their victorious Liga campaign with a thoroughly convincing performance

By Enis Koylu

Karim Benzema anota en Real Madrid vs Mallorca
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Real Madrid wrapped up their Liga campaign in style by beating Mallorca 4-1 and surpassing Barcelona's points record in a league season.

Jose Mourinho opted to field a strong starting line-up, and it was not long before they got themselves ahead, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema sending their side into a commanding half-time lead, before two Mesut Ozil strikes either side of a Gonzalo Castro effort wrapped up a solid victory, and saw the 100-point mark reached in some style.

Predictably, it was the hosts who applied all of the early pressure. Three minutes had barely passed when Ronaldo tore down the left, and pulled it back to Gonzalo Higuain, who hooked an effort over the bar.

Minutes later, they had the ball into the net. Ozil floated in a lovely cross, Higuain lost his marker, and finished past Dudu Aouate, only to see the linesman rule his effort out for a foul.

Ominously for Mallorca, the one-way traffic continued. Higuain nudged the ball through the defence into Sami Khedira's path, but Aouate did well to save the German's effort. Seconds later, Ronaldo sent a lovely ball over the top of the defence to Benzema, but Aouate was there again to block the shot.

Soon enough, however, the breakthrough was made. Marcelo collected an overhit cross from Alvaro Arbeloa, sent the ball back into the middle, and Ronaldo was there to head home, ensuring that the Portuguese has scored against all 19 Primera Division sides this season - a new record.

Soon after, it was 2-0. After a series of delightful string of passes culminated in Higuain tapping the ball on to Benzema, who coolly slotted it into the bottom corner.

Benzema soon had a fierce effort from distance pushed away by Aouate, who managed to recover in time to turn Ronaldo's rebound behind.

Shortly after the restart, Mallorca had a rare sight of goal Tomas Pina skipped past a couple of white shirts before unleashing an effort that was far too close to Iker Casillas.

The miss was to prove costly. Seconds later, Higauin teed up Ozil, who beautifully dinked the ball over Aouate, and into the far corner to make it 3-0.

They were soon pegged back, though. Victor Casadesus drifted inside from the left, and fed Castro, who drove an effort past Casillas at the near post.

Real Madrid restored their three-goal advantage just before the hour mark. A poorly-cleared free kick fell as far as Marcelo, who chipped a lovely ball to Ozil at the far post, and the Germany playmaker stroked home.

Ozil then had a chance to complete his hat-trick, but elected to tee up Higuain, who was denied a tap-in by a timely defensive interception, before Xabi Alonso swung in a free-kick which Sergio Ramos headed over.

Chico cleared a Ronaldo header off the line, and Aouate palmed away a well-placed effort from Angel Di Maria, but it was to matter little. Real Madrid were worthy victors, and can look back on their fantastic campaign with pride.

Mallorca, meanwhile, will have to content themselves with an eighth place finish, despite having started the day in contention for a Europa Leauge spot.


Real Madrid CF

1
Iker Casillas
Goalkeeper
3.00
3
Pepe
Defender
3.00
4
Sergio Ramos
Defender
3.00
12
Marcelo
Defender
19′ 58′ 76′
3.50
17
Arbeloa
Defender
43′
2.50
6
Sami Khedira
Midfielder
3.00
11
Mesut Özil
Midfielder
49′ 58′
4.00
14
Xabi Alonso
Midfielder
3.00
7
C. Ronaldo
Midfielder
19′
3.50
9
Karim Benzema
Striker
23′
3.50
9
3.50

Mallorca

2.00
13
Dudú Aouate
Goalkeeper
82′
2.00
21
Iván Ramis
Defender
2.00
4
Chico
Defender
2.00
33
2.00
-
2.00
17
Bigas
Midfielder
53′
2.00
5
Tomás Pina
Midfielder
2.00
7
3.00
18
Chory Castro
Midfielder
52′ 63′
2.50
19
2.00
19
Ví­ctor
Striker
52′

Substitutes

1
Adàn
Goalkeeper
 - 
13
 - 
5
2.50
33
3.00
25
 - 
22
3.00
22
Kaká
Midfielder
 - 
7
 - 

Substitutes

2.50
1
 - 
2
2.50
-
 - 
3
2.00
23
 - 
10
2.00
21
Alfaro
Striker
46′

Coach/Manager

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Coach/Manager

 
  • Goal
  • Own Goal
  • Penalty
  • Penalty Missed
  • Yellow Card
  • Assist
  • Penalty Save
  • Penalty Shootout Goal
  • Penalty Shootout Miss
  • Yellow Card / Red Card
  • Red Card
  • Substitution IN
  • Substitution OUT
  • Injury
  • Goal.com Rating
  • Goal.com Man of the Match
  • Goal.com Flop of the Match
  • Top & Flop Global Ranking
  • Fans' Man of the Match
  • Fans' Flop of the Match
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
C. Ronaldo C. Ronaldo
Striker
Real Madrid
28 6
Diego Costa Diego Costa
Striker
Atl. Madrid
26 4
Messi Messi
Striker
Barcelona
25 6
Karim Benzema Karim Benzema
Striker
Real Madrid
17 0
Alexis Sánchez Alexis Sánchez
Striker
Barcelona
17 0