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Live Reporting

By Emlyn Begley

All times stated are UK

  1. Goodbye for now

    Thanks for joining us this afternoon. Barcelona go to Girona later in a Catalan derby and we will have a live text commentary for that too. Join us there at 19:45 BST for that.

  2. Post update

    Real Madrid have equalled the best La Liga run of consecutive away wins, set by Barcelona between May 2010 and February 2011 (12).

  3. FULL-TIME

    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Real Madrid win. Just.

    Alaves have now lost their opening six games, Crystal Palace styles. Although they have now scored one goal - one more than Palace.

    Ceballos celebrates
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    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Marco Asensio almost adds a late third for Real Madrid, but he shoots just wide from 20 yards.

  5. SUBSTITUTION

    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Real Madrid bring on a striker, Borja Mayoral, as they try to see this game out. Isco - walking off slowly - is the man replaced.

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    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Time running out for Alaves. But let's not forget Real Betis scored a 94th-minute winner against them during the week.

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    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Now Alaves keeper Fernando Pacheco has to dive to tip Cristiano Ronaldo's 18-yard shot around the post.

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    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Lucas Vazquez forces a decent save from Fernando Pacheco from just outside the box. Real have not killed this game off yet.

    Can Alaves score their second goal of the season and pick up their first point?

    Sergio Ramos looks dejected
  9. SUBSTITUTION

    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Alaves bring on former Real Madrid youngster Ruben Sobrino - a forward - for Ibai.

  10. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Alaves substitute Alfonso Pedraza has hit the woodwork for the second time. Raphael Varane switches off and Pedraza is in, he pokes it past Keylor Navas but it comes back off the post. Woe.

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    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Woeful goalkeeping from Fernando Pacheco as he fumbles a cross right to Sergio Ramos, who inexplicably blasts it over the bar from close range.

  12. SUBSTITUTION

    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    There won't a hat-trick for Dani Ceballos today as he's replaced by Marcos Llorente, who spent last season on loan with Alaves. He gets a good reception.

  13. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Well, now. Alaves are inches away from levelling. Alfonso Pedraza hits an effort from 16 yards, which takes a huge deflection off Raphael Varane and hits the crossbar.

  14. YELLOW CARD

    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Alaves captain Manu Garcia should be sent off. He looks around to see where Lucas Vazquez is and then sends an elbow straight into his face. He's lucky only to be booked. Vazquez is furious.

  15. DISALLOWED GOAL

    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Sergio Ramos has the ball in the net now but Cristiano Ronaldo committed a foul in the build-up so no dice, says the referee.

    Ronaldo makes gesture
  16. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Almost a fantastic goal from Cristiano Ronaldo, who bamboozles a defender on the edge of the box and hits a brilliant effort from a wide angle which flies across the keeper and hits the post. So close to a first La Liga goal this season.

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    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    A great five-minute spell from Alaves, but it ends with Alexis' cross being held by Keylor Navas. They don't look like a team who have lost their first five matches without scoring a goal.

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    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    A long ball over the top and Isco - who beats the offside trap - is in on goal, he could square it to Cristiano Ronaldo, who would be able to tap it into an empty net. But Isco goes alone though and hits it straight at the keeper. Ronaldo isn't happy...

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    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Cristiano Ronaldo lines a shot up from 20 yards... wide. This is only his second La Liga game this season following his five-match ban.

    Cristiano Ronaldo takes a shot
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    Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid

    Alaves have started this half brightly, and Raphael Varane does well to slide Ibai's cross out for a corner. But Keylor Navas gets the corner clear.