Real Madrid continued its 100 percent win record in La Liga with a win over Mallorca to return to the top of the league standings. 

Federico Valverde, Vinicius Jnr, Rodrygo and Antonio Rudiger all scored in a 4-1 comeback win at home after Vedat Muriqi had put the visitors in front.

Real Madrid were without UEFA Player of the Year Karim Benzema after his injury against Celtic and it showed in their play as they failed to break down Mallorca and were restricted to shots from distances which were easily dealt with.

The visitors then stunned Madrid when Muriqi, who had tested Thibaut Courtois in the opening minute of the game, was left unmarked at the back post to head home Kang-In Lee’s freekick.

Falling behind seemed to wake Madrid up and they levelled the contest through Valverde before halftime. The Uruguayan picked up the ball from his own half before unleashing an unstoppable shot from the edge of the box.

Mallorca again had their moments in the second half with Antonio Sanchez firing wide before Vini jr made them pay for the miss to put his side ahead in the 72nd minute.

With momentum firmly now on their side, Rodrygo ensured the win when he made a surging run to score past Predrag Rajkovic before Rudiger added his first goal for the club in the 93rd minute from a Toni Kroos pass.

The win means Real have won each of their first 5 matches, remaining the only team in top European leagues to have achieved that feat.

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