Benzema's pass with his heel set up Ronaldo to drive in his first goal in the 44th.
He had the chance to score a hat-trick when Real won a late penalty, but instead let Karim Benzema step up to score a morale-boosting fourth La Liga goal of the season.
Messi then danced around two defenders inside the box to give Barcelona the lead on the half-hour mark. Benzema teed up Ronaldo with a neat backheel, and the Portuguese turned and fired the ball past goalkeeper Fernando Pacheco.
Gareth Bale has been going through a rough patch this season, especially in recent weeks as Zinedine Zidane has opted not to play the winger.
Besides scoring and generating a penalty, the Wales global went close to a second goal in the 54th when he curled a long strike that grazed the top of the bar.
Rain, Melting Snow Prompt Flood Watch For Chicago Area
The potholes on numerous roads may also be filled with water, which also requires motorists to slow down in some areas. Heavy rain is expected in the Mid-South Wednesday and Thursday , elevating the risk of flash flooding across the area.
"I'm proud of everything we're doing at the moment, we are showing character and personality, and scoring 26 goals in the last six games is lovely", Zidane told a news conference on Friday. At right-back, Alexis Ruano is likely to come in, replacing the young Martin Aguirregabiria, while Ruben Duarte is expected to hold on to his place at left-back. And by the way, the best player on the pitch was Lucas Vázquez, over on the right-hand flank.
Barcelona sit 10 points clear of nearest challengers Atletico Madrid, who face Sevilla on Sunday.
Ronaldo and Benzema had early chances for Madrid, but Alaves tried to use their pace on the break with Alfonso Pedraza a constant threat down the left.
The Welshman shouldn't feel too disheartened to have been missing a lot of game time.
And Spanish website Don Balon say that, in the aftermath of Zidane's decision to omit him, Asensio has dropped a Chelsea bombshell on Isco. The entire defence will be put under pressure by the in-form Madrid attack and they will need to be on their toes all game long. It has league matches against Espanyol and Getafe before visiting Paris on March 6. It beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 in the first leg of their round-of-16 tie last week.
The Wales global has been sidelined with a groin injury since early February, but he has now returned to training. Manchester City will be making their sixth appearance in the League Cup final, and third in the last five seasons.
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The US Geological Survey & British Geological Survey confirmed an natural disaster of 4.7 magnitude was recorded at 2.31pm. Port Talbot is 10 miles from Swansea and the tremors were felt as the town's football side faced Taff's Well.
Initial reports indicate the ferry had already docked and passengers were disembarking when the explosion occurred. A local Mexican official said at least two Americans and three Canadians were affected. "People are our priority".
Although that president was born on February 22 and after his death on that day, it became a motive of national observance. Jefferson, a Virginian, was the third US president and principal author of the Declaration of Independence.
Hollie's residence to set a perimeter and wait for other officers to arrive to talk to him, he find shots at the officers". A police department spokesperson said that funeral arrangements have not yet been finalized but may be announced Thursday.
Another longstanding favorite ride, Toy Story Mania , will be given an all-new colorful toy carnival game box entrance. Guests can discover new neighbourhoods featuring characters from " The Incredibles ", "Inside Out" and " Toy Story ".
Bridges and overpasses which cool faster could see ice formation quickly as temperatures fall to the low to mid 20s overnight. As Wednesday's warm weather wanes, rain, and possibly sleet, is on the way - just in time for the Thursday afternoon commute.
She became a superstar through the "Hunger Games" and "X-Men" film series. "I am self-educated", she told the " 60 Minutes " host. Lawrence's full interview on 60 Minutes airs Sunday Feb. 25 at 7:00 p.m.
The continued expansion of Israeli settlements is one of the major obstacles to the establishment of peace in the Middle East. The Palestinian leader added into his prepared remarks: "We are employees for the occupation".
Melania's parents permanent USA residents
He said: 'Under the current broken system, a single immigrant can bring in virtually unlimited numbers of distant relatives. Under the White House framework for such a deal, family based visas would be pared down to just spouses and minor children.
Measles cases in Europe up four-fold in 2017
Health ministers from 11 EU countries will meet Tuesday to discuss the goals set out in the European Vaccine Action Plan. For measles, about 90 to 95 percent of the population needs to vaccinated to virtually eliminate the disease.
Germany share gold medal with Canada in two-man bobsleigh
In 1968, West Germany and Italy tied after four runs, but Italy won gold thanks to a tiebreaker with the fastest single run. Earlier, traditional speedskating power Norway was back on the top step of the podium at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
Winter weather advisory Tuesday in northern Oklahoma
Please continue to be careful out traveling and walking around as untreated surfaces will be quite slippery at times. This may lead to ice covered trees and branches, as well as ice covered power lines, to break and fall.
South Africa's new leader Ramaphosa set to address nation
Ramaphosa benefited from both key government contacts and new laws that required businesses to partner with black South Africans. To many, Ramaphosa appeared to be biding his time, simply waiting for Zuma to complete his second and last term in office.