Real Madrid got their Champions League campaign off to a brilliant start as they trashed Shakhtar Donetsk at Santiago Bernebau Stadium.
Portuguese international, Cristiano Ronaldo, showcasing his goal scoring abilities again as he netted a hat-trick in this tie.
However, it was Karim Benzema who opened Los Blancos account against Shakhtar with his effort on 30 minutes.
Ronaldo's show started in the second half when the attacker converted two spot kicks on 53 and 63 minutes.
The former Manchester United star completed his hat-trick with a goal on 81 minutes.