Jose Mourinho’s side had started the season badly but the victory over Deportivo means they are eight points behind Barcelona.
As so often, Ronaldo was the hero, his hat trick and goals from Pepe and Angel di Maria earned Madrid the win.
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Since Guus Hiddink arrived at the helm, Chelsea have improved considerably after a tricky start to the campaign.
Newcastle United are staring down the barrel of relegation to the Championship for the second time in the past eight years.