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Eibar 0-4 Real Madrid: Zinedine Zidane's side cruise to comfortable win

Karim Benzema, Real Madrid
Karim Benzema scored twice in a comfortable victory for Zinedine Zidane's side

Real Madrid cruised past Eibar to remain level on points with Barcelona at the top of La Liga.

Karim Benzema opened the scoring before Sergio Ramos doubled the visitors' lead from the penalty spot.

Benzema fired in another penalty nine minutes later, with Federico Valverde making it 4-0 in the second half.

Only goal difference separates Real from leaders Barca, who beat Celta Vigo 4-1 in Saturday's late game, as Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick.

Messi's three goals included two wonderful free-kicks to add to an earlier penalty, with Sergio Busquets scoring the fourth.

Benzema's double for Real lifted him to sixth on the club's all-time La Liga goals list, surpassing legendary Hungarian striker Ferenc Puskás.

The Frenchman, who scored twice in Wednesday's 6-0 Champions League win over Galatasaray, broke the deadlock after the hosts had failed to clear Valverde's blocked effort.

Ramos then drilled home Real's first penalty after former Chelsea winger Eden Hazard had been brought down by Pablo de Blasis.

Benzema made it 3-0 from the spot following a foul on Lucas Vázquez, before Valverde finished off a flowing move to put the seal on another comprehensive win.

Line-ups

Eibar

  • 1Dmitrovic
  • 16De Blasis
  • 23Arbilla
  • 3Bigas
  • 15Valdés Díaz
  • 14OrellanaSubstituted forLeónat 65'minutes
  • 5Escalante
  • 8DiopSubstituted forExpósitoat 81'minutes
  • 22Inui
  • 17KikeSubstituted forDias de Oliveiraat 81'minutes
  • 9Enrich

Substitutes

  • 2Burgos
  • 7González Casín
  • 10Expósito
  • 13Rodríguez
  • 19Dias de Oliveira
  • 21León
  • 24Tejero

Real Madrid

  • 13Courtois
  • 2Carvajal
  • 5Varane
  • 4Ramos
  • 23Mendy
  • 10Modric
  • 14Casemiro
  • 15ValverdeSubstituted forIscoat 72'minutes
  • 17VázquezSubstituted forDíazat 81'minutes
  • 9Benzema
  • 7E HazardSubstituted forVinícius Júniorat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Areola
  • 3Militão
  • 8Kroos
  • 21Díaz
  • 22Isco
  • 25Vinícius Júnior
  • 27Rodrygo
Referee:
Adrián Cordero Vega
Attendance:
7,045

Match Stats

Home TeamEibarAway TeamReal Madrid
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home15
Away10
Shots on Target
Home1
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Eibar 0, Real Madrid 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Eibar 0, Real Madrid 4.

Hand ball by Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid).

Brahim Díaz (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Edu Expósito (Eibar).

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

Foul by Charles (Eibar).

Attempt missed. Gonzalo Escalante (Eibar) header from the right side of the six yard box misses to the right. Assisted by Pedro León with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Eibar. Conceded by Casemiro.

Attempt blocked. Edu Expósito (Eibar) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Eibar. Conceded by Sergio Ramos.

Attempt missed. Takashi Inui (Eibar) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Edu Expósito replaces Pape Diop.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Brahim Díaz replaces Lucas Vázquez.

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Charles replaces Kike García.

Foul by Lucas Vázquez (Real Madrid).

Pedro Bigas (Eibar) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Pedro Bigas.

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

Foul by Isco (Real Madrid).

Anaitz Arbilla (Eibar) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Vinícius Júnior replaces Eden Hazard.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Isco replaces Federico Valverde.

Foul by Lucas Vázquez (Real Madrid).

Pape Diop (Eibar) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Takashi Inui (Eibar) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high following a set piece situation.

Hand ball by Lucas Vázquez (Real Madrid).

Attempt saved. Takashi Inui (Eibar) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Cote.

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Pedro León replaces Fabián Orellana.

Attempt missed. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Sergio Ramos.

Hand ball by Federico Valverde (Real Madrid).

Goal!

Goal! Eibar 0, Real Madrid 4. Federico Valverde (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luka Modric.

Attempt missed. Anaitz Arbilla (Eibar) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Cote (Eibar) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Eibar. Conceded by Ferland Mendy.

Corner, Eibar. Conceded by Casemiro.

Corner, Eibar. Conceded by Sergio Ramos.

Hand ball by Kike García (Eibar).

Offside, Eibar. Cote tries a through ball, but Sergi Enrich is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Pablo De Blasis (Eibar) left footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Gonzalo Escalante.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 9th November 2019

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barcelona1281333151825
2Real Madrid127412591625
3Real Sociedad137242114723
4Atl Madrid12561127521
5Sevilla126331513221
6Granada136251917220
7Valencia135531918120
8Getafe125431815319
9Villarreal125342516918
10Osasuna124621613318
11Ath Bilbao12453117417
12Levante125251514117
13Real Valladolid134541417-317
14Alavés134361418-415
15Eibar134361421-715
16Real Betis123451421-713
17Mallorca12327918-911
18Celta Vigo13238719-129
19Espanyol12228620-148
20Leganés13139722-156
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