That four-goal salvo ensured Real would return from the east coast with their second impressive mauling of a potential title contender this season - having also thrashed Valencia´s neighbours Villarreal 5-0 in week two - and Raul was a very happy man after the game.
"We had a brilliant first half - it´s been a long time since we´ve played this well. This is the path to follow," said Raul, who was singled out for special praise by Real sporting director Predrag Mijatovic.
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