Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid defeat Getafe 4-1

AP, Sunday 22 Sep 2013

Real Madrid come from behind to register a 4-1 victory over Getafe in Sunday's Spanish La Liga game

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Real Madrid's Isco, second left, celebrates his goal with teammates during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Getafe at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain (Photo: AP)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a double and set up another goal for Real Madrid in a 4-1 comeback win over Getafe on Sunday in the Spanish league, as new teammate Gareth Bale couldn't make his home debut after injuring his leg before the match.

Bale was dropped from Madrid's starting lineup minutes before the match after the club's medical staff examined his left thigh during warm-ups at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

Things only got worse for Madrid's disappointed fans when Getafe forward Angel Lafita opened the scoring in the fifth minute.

But Pepe scored from a rebound in the 19th before Ronaldo converted a penalty in the 33rd, set up Francisco "Isco" Alarcon in the 59th, and added another goal in injury time.

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