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Summary

  1. Getafe go back to fourth, battling for Champions League spot
  2. Zidane made six changes, Bale started

Live Reporting

By Emlyn Begley

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Isco picks out former Manchester City youngster Brahim Diaz. He checks past about three defenders but never has the chance to shoot. He squares it to Federico Valverde, whose shot is well over the bar.

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    One Uruguayan youngster helping another out. Real midfielder Federico Valverde gifts the ball to Getafe winger Mathias Olivera, but his 20-yard shot is easily saved by Keylor Navas.

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    Getafe's stadium is named after a player who never actually played for them, although he did play for tonight's opponents.

    Alfonso Perez was born in Getafe, and played for Real Madrid, Barcelona, Real Betis, Marseille and Spain.

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    Real Madrid have a chance to take the lead after 60 seconds. He runs onto Isco's long ball and drags a shot just wide of the far post. Early let-off for Getafe.

  5. KICK-OFF

    Getafe 0-0 Real Madrid

    We are under way at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez.

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    Elsewhere tonight, it's the Coppa Italia semi-final second leg. Atalanta lead Fiorentina on away goals (1-1 tonight, 4-4 on aggregate) - but that game is still in the first half.

    The winners face Lazio in the final.

  8. Who are Getafe?

    Andy West

    Spanish football writer

    Getafe

    From Madrid's main central railway station, Atocha, it's just a 15-minute journey to Getafe, an unremarkable suburb on the city's southern edge.

    Perhaps because of that anonymous location and a fractured history which saw the club disbanded and reformed as recently as 1983, Getafe have struggled more than any other Madrid team to establish a strong sense of identity.

    The widespread perception of Getafe's forgettable blandness was rudely summed up by Valencia newspaper Las Provincias after a fiery cup tie earlier this season between the teams, with an article sarcastically stating: "Where is Getafe? Have you ever been to Getafe? Or met anyone from Getafe? Does it even exist?"

    Getafe might not be the most progressive club - they only launched an official Twitter account in 2015 and their official store is a tiny corner shop below an apartment block - but their reputation is rather unfair.

    The club's Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium, nestled between apartment blocks and a motorway, is a tidy, well-kept and compact venue, and the club's president Angel Torres - a hard-nosed local businessman - deserves credit for keeping the team in the top flight for 14 of the past 15 seasons despite operating on a small budget.

    The rest of Spain might not like it much - or even have particularly noticed - but Getafe are long-established members of the top flight, and they deserve to be taken a bit more seriously.

    Read about Madrid's "other clubs" here.

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    Getafe have just dropped to fifth in the last few minutes. Sevilla thrashed Rayo Vallecano 5-0 to move into the top four.

    Munir El Haddadi scored twice for the Seville side. All his four La Liga goals this season have come in the past 18 days.

    Substitute Bryan Gil - at 18 years and 72 days - became Sevilla's youngest La Liga goalscorer since Jose Antonio Reyes in 2001.

    As you can see Real Madrid have little to play for - can't win the league, and unlikely to be overtaken by Sevilla, Getafe or Valencia.

    La Liga
  10. 'La Liga is first objective'

    Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is prioritising a La Liga title push next season above the Champions League.

    Real won the last three European Cups under Zidane, who left last summer. But he returned in March to a team out of the Champions League and 12 points off top in La Liga.

    The capital side have only won La Liga once since 2012, lifting the trophy in 2016-17.

    "You have to put the league as the first objective," Zidane said.

    "We have always had the league in mind, but there has been a team in front that has done very well. It'll be the main objective of next season because it's the most difficult.

    "You have to recognise when the opposing team does well and congratulate them. But in history, Real Madrid has won the league more."

    Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane
  11. Team news

    Getafe v Real Madrid (20:30 BST)

    With nothing to play for, Zinedine Zidane can experiment with his Real Madrid team and he makes six changes from the side who beat Athletic Bilbao 3-0.

    Gareth Bale, Federico Valverde, Isco, Sergio Reguilon, Nacho and Brahim Diaz - making only his second La Liga start - come in.

    Toni Kroos, Luka Modric and Marcelo are among those to drop to the bench. Thibaut Courtois is back from injury, but he's a sub.

    Getafe make only one change after a 3-0 win of their own, against Sevilla. Uruguayan youngster Mathias Olivera replaces Gaku Shibasaki in midfield.

    Real Madrid
    Getafe
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    It's a Madrid derby between teams currently occupying two of the four Champions League spaces in La Liga.

    But it's not what you might think. Welcome to live text coverage of Getafe v Real Madrid.