Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates a goal during their Spanish first division soccer match against Eibar at Ipurua stadium in Eibar November 22, 2014. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

Cristiano Ronaldo continued his torrid goal scoring pace on the La Liga season with another two goals in Real Madrid’s 4-0 victory against Eibar on Saturday. Ronaldo became the fastest person in La Liga history to score 20 goals as he set the mark in just 11 appearances on the season. The win was Real Madrid’s 14th in a row and maintains their top position on the La Liga standings.

James Rodriguez and Karim Benzema also scored as Los Blancos continued their domination of the world’s top teams. Real Madrid is also currently atop their UEFA Champions’ League group and can seal the top spot overall with a victory against Basel this week.

Before the match, Eibar’s coach, Gaizka Garitano called Ronaldo “unstoppable” and the Portuguese striker indeed lived up to the billing as he has now scored in 11 consecutive La Liga games. Ronaldo put constant pressure on the Eibar defense, whether he was setting up his teammates or trying to find the back of the net himself.

Ronaldo’s first goal came on an easy shot from 8 yards out. The Eibar defense was non-existent as the reigning FIFA Ballon d’Or winner streaked down the right flank untouched and buried the shot into the back corner of the net. His second goal came after a handball on a free kick. Ronaldo took the penalty and easily converted for his second goal of the game.

Ronaldo has now doubled up Lionel Messi’s goal total on the season even after his longtime rival scored a hat trick and broke Telmo Zarra’s all-time La Liga scoring record of 251 goals. Ironically, had Ronaldo started his career at Real Madrid and not played the first seven years at Manchester United, he would have easily broken Zarra’s record a long time ago and be leaps and bounds beyond Messi at this point. Ronaldo has a combined 281 goals with Manchester United and Real Madrid in league play, he currently has 197 goals in La Liga in just 176 appearances compared to Messi’s 253 in 289 appearances.

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