Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo Reuters

Real Madrid claimed an easy 5-0 win over Sevilla at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in the La Liga football championship while Valencia saw off Celta Vigo to put the pressure on leaders FC Barcelona.

The 2017 Ballon d'Or award winner Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals in the first half of the match. Nacho Fernandez scored following a corner after just three minutes.

He then scored a penalty, before further goals from Toni Kroos and Achraf Hakimi sealed the win by the 42nd minute.

Valencia moved to within two points of league leaders FC Barcelona, thanks to a narrow 2-1 win at home over Celta.

Simone Zaza's 10th goal of the season put Valencia ahead midway through the first half, only for Iago Aspas to equalise a minute after the break.

It looked as if the points would be shared only for Dani Parejo to win the match from the penalty spot after Pablo Hernandez had handled.

Adrian Lopez celebrated his 100th appearance for Deportivo la Coruna with the goal which gave his side a well-deserved 1-0 win at home against Leganes.

The game between Getafe and Eibar ended 0-0.

(Inputs from IANS)