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Zinedine Zidane sees Gareth Bale hit hat-trick in first match as Real Madrid boss

Published 2205 GMT (0605 HKT) January 9, 2016
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French coach Zinedine Zidane gestures during the Spanish La Liga match between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna at the Santiago Bernabeu. GERARD JULIEN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Club-legend Zidane's first match in charge of Real Madrid was much anticipated by fans of the Spanish giant. Denis Doyle/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Karim Benzema opened the scoring after 15 for Real with a cheeky backheel flick. Denis Doyle/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Gareth Bale (R) celebrates scoring Real's second goal of the night shortly after. Denis Doyle/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Welshman Bale would go on to score a aht-trick in the 5-0 rout, the third a thumping header from a Toni Kroos corner. Denis Doyle/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Zidane (R) shakes hand with Bale as he leaves the field. Denis Doyle/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Cristiano Ronaldo eyes the ball during Real Madrid's comfortable win. The Portuguese marksman failed to score despite being presented with a number of opportunities. GERARD JULIEN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images