Spanish La Liga
Real Madrid3Eibar0

Real Madrid 3-0 Eibar

Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronalo now has 301 goals for Real Madrid since signing from Manchester United in 2009
  • Real two points behind leaders Barca
  • Ronaldo scores seventh goal in three games
  • Eibar 14th in La Liga

Real Madrid moved closer to league leaders Barcelona after a comfortable victory against Eibar.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 38th league goal of the season with a fortuitous free-kick after a mistake by goalkeeper Xabier Irureta.

On-loan striker Javier Hernandez then ended his goal drought with a header before Jese Rodriguez added a third.

Barcelona threw away a two-goal lead to draw at Sevilla, going two points ahead of Real with seven games remaining.

Real Madrid play neighbours Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League's quarter-final on Tuesday.

The European champions were without Gareth Bale due to injury and midfielders Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez who missed the match through suspension.

Remaining La Liga games
BARCELONAREAL MADRID
Valencia (home) 18 AprilMalaga (home) 18 April
Espanyol (away) 25 AprilCelta Vigo (away) 26 April
Getafe (home) 28 AprilAlmeria (home) 29 April
Cordoba (away)2 MaySevilla (away) 2 May
Real Sociedad (home)10 MayValencia (home) 10 May
Atletico Madrid (away)17 MayEspanyol (away) 17 May
Deportivo La Coruna (home) 24 MayGetafe (home) 24 May

Manager Carlo Ancelotti handed a start to Hernandez, only the Mexican's second since joining Madrid in September.

Ronaldo, who had a yellow card and a ban overturned by the Spanish football federation, opened the scoring after 21 minutes - his eighth in four games.

The Ballon d'Or winner's free-kick struck from 25 yards caught out Eibar goalkeeper Irureta as it bounced in front and then over him into the goal.

Hernandez then scored his first goal since October as he connected with Alvaro Arbeloa's cross to put a glancing header to the far post.

Jese then wrapped up the victory with a strike from the edge of the area, eight minutes from time.

Javier Hernandez
Hernandez scored his fourth league goal for Real Madrid
Jese
Jese scored his first league goal of the season in his first start

Line-ups

Real Madrid

  • 13Navas
  • 17Arbeloa
  • 2Varane
  • 4RamosSubstituted forPepeat 64'minutes
  • 12MarceloSubstituted forNachoat 65'minutes
  • 19ModricSubstituted forBorgesat 61'minutes
  • 24Illarramendi
  • 23Isco
  • 20Jesé
  • 14Hernández
  • 7Ronaldo

Substitutes

  • 1Casillas
  • 3Pepe
  • 9Benzema
  • 15Carvajal
  • 16Borges
  • 18Nacho
  • 37Muñoz Jiménez

Eibar

  • 1Iruretagoiena Aranzamendi
  • 16Castellano Castro
  • 4Añibarro
  • 22Rodríguez Navas
  • 17Vilá RosellóBooked at 41mins
  • 12Fernández Fernández
  • 14García CarrilloSubstituted forBoatengat 77'minutesBooked at 80mins
  • 7Capa
  • 21Berjón PérezSubstituted forArruabarrenaat 45'minutesBooked at 49mins
  • 23Lara Grande
  • 20Del Moral FernandezSubstituted forPiovaccariat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Ekiza
  • 10Arruabarrena
  • 15Lekic
  • 18Boateng
  • 19Piovaccari
  • 24Minero Fernandez
  • 25Jiménez Merlo
Referee:
Alejandro José Hernández Hernández
Attendance:
73,965

Match Stats

Home TeamReal MadridAway TeamEibar
Possession
Home62%
Away38%
Shots
Home24
Away4
Shots on Target
Home13
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Real Madrid 3, Eibar 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Real Madrid 3, Eibar 0.

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

Foul by Borja (Eibar).

Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Borja (Eibar).

Foul by Nacho (Real Madrid).

Dídac Vilá (Eibar) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Isco (Real Madrid) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Cristiano Ronaldo.

Goal!

Goal! Real Madrid 3, Eibar 0. Jesé (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner.

Foul by Nacho (Real Madrid).

Dídac Vilá (Eibar) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

Booking

Derek Boateng (Eibar) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Derek Boateng (Eibar).

Foul by Álvaro Arbeloa (Real Madrid).

Ander Capa (Eibar) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid).

Mikel Arruabarrena (Eibar) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Derek Boateng replaces Dani García.

Attempt blocked. Javier Hernández (Real Madrid) left footed shot from very close range is blocked. Assisted by Pepe with a headed pass.

Lucas Silva (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Javi Lara (Eibar).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Keylor Navas (Real Madrid) because of an injury.

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

Foul by Federico Piovaccari (Eibar).

Attempt saved. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Álvaro Arbeloa.

Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mikel Arruabarrena (Eibar).

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

Foul by Ander Capa (Eibar).

Attempt saved. Raúl Navas (Eibar) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Federico Piovaccari replaces Manu del Moral.

Foul by Nacho (Real Madrid).

Manu del Moral (Eibar) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Nacho replaces Marcelo.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Pepe replaces Sergio Ramos.

Attempt missed. Manu del Moral (Eibar) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Ander Capa following a fast break.

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Saturday 11th April 2015

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