Ronaldo takes two for Real

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Cristiano Ronaldo added another two goals to his growing Real Madrid collection as the Spanish giants continued their barnstorming start to the season by seeing off 10-man Marseille 3-0 with a second-half blitz at the Bernabeu.

Madrid struggled to make any headway in the opening period, but three goals in six second-half minutes from big-money signings Ronaldo (two) and Kaka ensured Manuel Pellegrini's men a seventh successive competitive victory this campaign.

While Madrid remain in cruise control, Group C's other big name suffered a shock defeat with AC Milan losing 1-0 at home to FC Zurich.

A classy goal by Finnish defender Hannu Tihinen piled on misery on coach Leonardo as the Rossoneri's struggles continue.

Tihinen got behind Milan Gajic's cross from the right and back-heeled the ball into the back of the net after 10 minutes.

FC Zurich suffered a 5-2 defeat to Real in their opening game and Madrid took their tally to eight goals in two Champions League fixtures this term at the Bernabeu.

But Marseille will be angry about the 60th-minute refereeing decision that left them down to 10 men and gave Kaka the chance to double Madrid's lead from the penalty spot, with Souleymane Diawara being penalised for a hard but seemingly fair sliding challenge on Ronaldo.

That tackle earned Diawara his second yellow card and Kaka rolled home the resulting spot-kick to leave Madrid in total control.

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