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Real Madrid put five past Levante

Cristiano Ronaldo was at the double as Real Madrid warmed up for next week's clasico clash with Barcelona by putting five goals past hapless Levante in Valencia on Saturday afternoon.

The ruthless Portugal forward broke the deadlock from the penalty spot and then scored a fine solo effort to make it 15 league goals in seven games for the season, with Javier Hernandez, James Rodriguez and Isco also on the scoresheet.

With the clasico lurking just around the corner, Madrid are finding form just at the right time -- they have now scored at least five goals in four of their last five matches.

Coach Carlo Ancelotti made three changes to the team that thrashed Athletic Bilbao before the international break: Gareth Bale was left out of the starting

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