Ronaldo's back! Cristiano scores first Liga goal of the season in dramatic Real Madrid win

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The Portuguese star failed to net in his first three league matches of 2017-18, but ended that goalless run on Saturday

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first La Liga goal of the season on Saturday as he netted in the second half at Getafe

With just five minutes left to play and the match tied 1-1, Ronaldo was played in over the top and slammed home with a first-time half-volley to break the deadlock. 

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The goal would be the game-winner, as Madrid triumphed 2-1 for their third consecutive league win. 

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The 32-year-old was suspended for Madrid's first four league matches of 2017-18, after he shoved the referee in his club's first-leg Spanish Super Cup triumph over Barcelona

Following his return to the field, Ronaldo failed to find the net against Betis, Alaves and Espanyol in his first three Liga matches back. 

Ronaldo, however, has remained prolific in the Champions League, netting doubles against APOEL and Borussia Dortmund in Madrid's first two group-stage matches .