Spanish La Liga
Eibar1Real Madrid4

Eibar 1-4 Real Madrid

Karim Benzema
Karim Benzema had not scored in his previous seven La Liga games

Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid overcame the absence of injured Cristiano Ronaldo and suspended Gareth Bale to beat Eibar.

The striker scored from a rebound after Yoel had saved his initial effort and then turned home James Rodriguez's free-kick to double Real's lead.

Benzema set up the third with a cross which Rodriguez slid home over Yoel.

Marco Asensio scored a fourth after Rodriguez's effort hit the post before a late Ruben Pena consolation.

Real briefly went top of the table, but Barcelona's 5-0 win over Celta Vigo later on Saturday restored their one-point lead.

Line-ups

Eibar

  • 1Rodríguez
  • 7Capa
  • 15Dos Santos
  • 4Ramis
  • 19LunaSubstituted forArbillaat 55'minutes
  • 5EscalanteBooked at 32mins
  • 14García
  • 21LeónSubstituted forInuiat 87'minutes
  • 24GonzálezSubstituted forRiveraat 63'minutes
  • 11Peña
  • 9Enrich

Substitutes

  • 3Gálvez
  • 6Rivera
  • 8Inui
  • 13Riesgo
  • 17Kike
  • 18Arbilla
  • 25Dias Correia

Real Madrid

  • 1Navas
  • 23Danilo
  • 3Pepe
  • 4Ramos
  • 6NachoBooked at 62mins
  • 19ModricSubstituted forKovacicat 71'minutes
  • 14Casemiro
  • 10RodríguezSubstituted forIscoat 75'minutes
  • 17Vázquez
  • 9BenzemaSubstituted forMarianoat 65'minutes
  • 20Asensio

Substitutes

  • 2Carvajal
  • 8Kroos
  • 12Marcelo
  • 13Casilla
  • 16Kovacic
  • 18Mariano
  • 22Isco
Referee:
José Luis González González
Attendance:
6,740

Match Stats

Home TeamEibarAway TeamReal Madrid
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home13
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home13
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Eibar 1, Real Madrid 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Eibar 1, Real Madrid 4.

Attempt missed. Rubén Peña (Eibar) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Cristian Rivera.

Foul by Mariano (Real Madrid).

Mauro Dos Santos (Eibar) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Anaitz Arbilla.

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Takashi Inui replaces Pedro León.

Attempt missed. Sergi Enrich (Eibar) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Lucas Vázquez (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Anaitz Arbilla (Eibar).

Attempt blocked. Rubén Peña (Eibar) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Mateo Kovacic (Real Madrid).

Dani García (Eibar) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Offside, Real Madrid. Mariano tries a through ball, but Lucas Vázquez is caught offside.

Corner, Eibar. Conceded by Nacho.

Dangerous play by Mateo Kovacic (Real Madrid).

Gonzalo Escalante (Eibar) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Offside, Real Madrid. Marco Asensio tries a through ball, but Mariano is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Isco replaces James Rodríguez.

Offside, Real Madrid. Nacho tries a through ball, but Mariano is caught offside.

Offside, Real Madrid. James Rodríguez tries a through ball, but Mariano is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Mariano (Real Madrid) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by James Rodríguez with a cross following a set piece situation.

Nacho (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ander Capa (Eibar).

Goal!

Goal! Eibar 1, Real Madrid 4. Rubén Peña (Eibar) with an attempt from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Pedro León with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Mateo Kovacic replaces Luka Modric.

Foul by Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid).

Sergi Enrich (Eibar) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Pedro León (Eibar) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Ander Capa.

Attempt blocked. Mauro Dos Santos (Eibar) right footed shot from very close range is blocked.

Offside, Eibar. Mauro Dos Santos tries a through ball, but Gonzalo Escalante is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Sergi Enrich (Eibar) header from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Pedro León with a cross.

Corner, Eibar. Conceded by Luka Modric.

Offside, Real Madrid. Pepe tries a through ball, but Mariano is caught offside.

James Rodríguez (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Rubén Peña (Eibar).

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Mariano replaces Karim Benzema.

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Cristian Rivera replaces Adrián González.

Booking

Nacho (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Nacho (Real Madrid).

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 4th March 2017

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As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Barcelona2618625560
2Real Madrid2518524159
3Sevilla2517442055
4Real Sociedad261538648
5Atl Madrid2513752346
6Villarreal2612951945
7Eibar261169539
8Ath Bilbao251159138
9Espanyol26998036
10Celta Vigo2510510-535
11Alavés25898-633
12Las Palmas257810-429
13Valencia258512-829
14Real Betis257612-1427
15Malaga256811-1026
16Leganés266614-1924
17Deportivo La Coruña244812-1320
18Granada264715-3019
19Sporting Gijón254516-2717
20Osasuna251717-3410
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