Ronaldo scores yet again as Madrid close gap on Barcelona

Ronaldo starred for Real Madrid at Vallecano, scoring from the spot. Credit: PA

Karim Benzema's strike and a Cristiano Ronaldo penalty ensured Real Madrid got back to winning ways in La Liga against a resilient Rayo Vallecano side.The 2-0 win was only Real's second victory in five league games. The defending champions are now eight points behind pace-setters Barcelona.