Real Madrid beats Ajax 3-0 in Champions League

AP, Tuesday 27 Sep 2011

Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka led Real Madrid to a 3-0 win over Ajax in the Champions League on Tuesday as the Spanish team stayed atop Group D with its second straight victory

Real Madrid

Ajax carried the initiative until Cristiano Ronaldo swung the game in Madrid’s favor with his 25th-minute opener at Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

Kaka—making a rare start— doubled Madrid’s lead before halftime and set up Karim Benzema to decide the game early in the second half.

Madrid has outscored the Dutch champions 9-0 in three meetings in the last two seasons.

Madrid has six points after two games, while Ajax remains with one.

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