Spanish La Liga
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Las Palmas 0-3 Real Madrid

Gareth Bale
Bale has scored 17 goals for club and country this season

Gareth Bale scored twice as Real Madrid prepared for their upcoming Champions League game at Juventus with a comfortable victory at Las Palmas.

Cristiano Ronaldo and captain Sergio Ramos were both rested for the game and it was left to Bale to get the job done against their lowly La Liga opponents.

The Wales forward opened the scoring midway through the first half, powering into the area before smashing home.

Karim Benzema then scored from spot before Bale also converted a penalty.

The win moved Real to within a point of second-placed Atletico Madrid, who host struggling Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday.

Real travel to Turin on Tuesday for their Champions League quarter-final first leg with Juventus.

Line-ups

Las Palmas

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 13Chichizola
  • 12Rocha MachadoSubstituted forSamperioat 45'minutes
  • 20GálvezBooked at 45mins
  • 22Navarro JiménezBooked at 51mins
  • 3Aguirregaray
  • 18Castellano Betancor
  • 25Aquilani
  • 8Halilovic
  • 4GómezSubstituted forExpósitoat 45'minutes
  • 11Figueroa CabreraBooked at 36minsSubstituted forEzekielat 85'minutes
  • 9Calleri

Substitutes

  • 1Lizoain
  • 2Simón
  • 5García
  • 14Ezekiel
  • 16Samperio
  • 28Ramírez
  • 29Expósito

Real Madrid

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Navas
  • 6NachoSubstituted forHakimiat 29'minutes
  • 5Varane
  • 3Vallejo
  • 15Hernández
  • 17Vázquez
  • 14CasemiroSubstituted forLlorenteat 62'minutes
  • 10ModricSubstituted forKovacicat 61'minutes
  • 11Bale
  • 20Asensio
  • 9Benzema

Substitutes

  • 13Casilla
  • 18Llorente
  • 19Hakimi
  • 21Mayoral
  • 23Kovacic
  • 27Tejero
  • 32Rodríguez
Referee:
Pablo González Fuertes
Attendance:
22,785

Match Stats

Home TeamLas PalmasAway TeamReal Madrid
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home17
Away17
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Las Palmas 0, Real Madrid 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Las Palmas 0, Real Madrid 3.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Matías Aguirregaray.

  4. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Marcos Llorente.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Alejandro Gálvez (Las Palmas) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  6. Post update

    Alberto Aquilani (Las Palmas) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Achraf Hakimi (Real Madrid).

  8. Post update

    Corner, Las Palmas. Conceded by Jesús Vallejo.

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Imoh Ezekiel (Las Palmas) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

  10. Post update

    Ximo Navarro (Las Palmas) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Karim Benzema (Real Madrid).

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Las Palmas. Imoh Ezekiel replaces Momo.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jonathan Calleri (Las Palmas) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Alberto Aquilani following a corner.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Las Palmas. Conceded by Raphael Varane.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Mateo Kovacic (Real Madrid).

  16. Post update

    Ximo Navarro (Las Palmas) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Alberto Aquilani (Las Palmas) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Momo.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lucas Vázquez.

  19. Post update

    Jesús Vallejo (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Erik Expósito (Las Palmas).

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 31st March 2018

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barcelona30237076156176
2Atl Madrid29197349143564
3Real Madrid30196576334363
4Valencia29185657312659
5Villarreal29145104033747
6Sevilla30144123946-746
7Girona30128104443144
8Real Betis29134124953-443
9Celta Vigo30117124643340
10Getafe29109103527839
11Eibar29116123643-739
12Ath Bilbao30812103034-436
13Leganés29106132535-1036
14Espanyol29811102637-1135
15Real Sociedad2996145152-133
16Alavés29101182645-1931
17Levante30513122644-1828
18Las Palmas3056192161-4021
19Dep La Coruña2948172660-3420
20Malaga2935211645-2914
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