Spanish La Liga
Eibar1Real Madrid4

Eibar 1-4 Real Madrid

Karim Benzema
Karim Benzema had not scored in his previous seven La Liga games

Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid overcame the absence of injured Cristiano Ronaldo and suspended Gareth Bale to beat Eibar.

The striker scored from a rebound after Yoel had saved his initial effort and then turned home James Rodriguez's free-kick to double Real's lead.

Benzema set up the third with a cross which Rodriguez slid home over Yoel.

Marco Asensio scored a fourth after Rodriguez's effort hit the post before a late Ruben Pena consolation.

Real briefly went top of the table, but Barcelona's 5-0 win over Celta Vigo later on Saturday restored their one-point lead.

Line-ups

Eibar

  • 1Rodríguez
  • 7Capa
  • 15Dos Santos
  • 4Ramis
  • 19LunaSubstituted forArbillaat 55'minutes
  • 5EscalanteBooked at 32mins
  • 14García
  • 21LeónSubstituted forInuiat 87'minutes
  • 24GonzálezSubstituted forRiveraat 63'minutes
  • 11Peña
  • 9Enrich

Substitutes

  • 3Gálvez
  • 6Rivera
  • 8Inui
  • 13Riesgo
  • 17Kike
  • 18Arbilla
  • 25Dias Correia

Real Madrid

  • 1Navas
  • 23Danilo
  • 3Pepe
  • 4Ramos
  • 6NachoBooked at 62mins
  • 19ModricSubstituted forKovacicat 71'minutes
  • 14Casemiro
  • 10RodríguezSubstituted forIscoat 75'minutes
  • 17Vázquez
  • 9BenzemaSubstituted forMarianoat 65'minutes
  • 20Asensio

Substitutes

  • 2Carvajal
  • 8Kroos
  • 12Marcelo
  • 13Casilla
  • 16Kovacic
  • 18Mariano
  • 22Isco
Referee:
José Luis González González
Attendance:
6,740

Match Stats

Home TeamEibarAway TeamReal Madrid
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home13
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home13
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Eibar 1, Real Madrid 4.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Eibar 1, Real Madrid 4.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Rubén Peña (Eibar) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Cristian Rivera.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Mariano (Real Madrid).

  5. Post update

    Mauro Dos Santos (Eibar) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Anaitz Arbilla.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Eibar. Takashi Inui replaces Pedro León.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sergi Enrich (Eibar) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  9. Post update

    Lucas Vázquez (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Anaitz Arbilla (Eibar).

  11. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Rubén Peña (Eibar) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Mateo Kovacic (Real Madrid).

  13. Post update

    Dani García (Eibar) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Offside, Real Madrid. Mariano tries a through ball, but Lucas Vázquez is caught offside.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Eibar. Conceded by Nacho.

  16. Post update

    Dangerous play by Mateo Kovacic (Real Madrid).

  17. Post update

    Gonzalo Escalante (Eibar) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Offside, Real Madrid. Marco Asensio tries a through ball, but Mariano is caught offside.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Real Madrid. Isco replaces James Rodríguez.

  20. Post update

    Offside, Real Madrid. Nacho tries a through ball, but Mariano is caught offside.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 4th March 2017

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barcelona26186276215560
2Real Madrid25185267264159
3Sevilla25174449292055
4Real Sociedad2615384236648
5Atl Madrid25137545222346
6Villarreal26129538191945
7Eibar2611694237539
8Ath Bilbao2511593130138
9Espanyol269983535036
10Celta Vigo25105103944-535
11Alavés258982531-633
12Las Palmas2578103539-429
13Valencia2585123543-829
14Real Betis2576122741-1427
15Malaga2568113242-1026
16Leganés2666142140-1924
17Dep La Coruña2448122740-1320
18Granada2647152454-3019
19Sporting Gijón2545162754-2717
20Osasuna2517172559-3410
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