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Eibar 3-0 Real Madrid: Santiago Solari's winning start ends with dismal defeat

Sergi Enrich scores against for Eibar against Real Madrid
Sergi Enrich's goal was his third of the season

Santiago Solari's winning start as Real Madrid coach ended with a dismal defeat as Eibar won 3-0 to claim a first La Liga victory over their opponents.

The Argentine was given the job on a permanent basis after winning all four games since replacing Julen Lopetgui.

But Real fell behind to Gonzalo Escalante's early opener for the hosts.

Sergi Enrich then doubled the lead shortly after half-time and Kike struck five minutes later to put Eibar two points behind sixth-placed Real.

Real looked a shadow of the side that earned Solari the best start of any manager in the club's history and they did not heed an early warning by Kike, who hit a 25-yard volley against a post in the third minute.

Although Gareth Bale had a goal rightly disallowed for offside and Karim Benzema's close-range effort was cleared off the line by Cote, the hosts remained on top.

Kike headed wide following a short corner before Eibar scored on the break, with Escalante bundling the ball in as keeper Thibaut Courtois tried to gather the rebound after stopping Kike's shot.

The goal was initially ruled out for offside in the build-up but after a long wait the Basque outfit - in just their fifth season in the Spanish top flight - could celebrate as VAR rightly ruled that Marc Cucurella was onside.

Gonzalo Escalante scores for Eibar against Real Madrid
Escalante's goal was awarded after a lengthy VAR stoppage

Bale and Luka Modric tested home goalkeeper Asier Riesgo from just outside the box but Eibar's defence was relatively untroubled - even after they went 3-0 up.

They took a deserved 2-0 lead as young Real right-back Alvaro Odriozola was caught in possession just outside his own box by Cucurella, who squared for Enrich to fire in off the far post.

Cucurella, on loan from Barcelona, was again the provider five minutes later, whipping in a low cross from the left that Kike reacted to quicker than Raphael Varane to tap home from six yards after Enrich had been unable to direct the ball goalwards at the near post.

It could have got worse for Real too as Fabian Orellana nutmegged Dani Ceballos before seeing his shot turned wide by Courtois, the only Real player to emerge with any credit having also denied Brazilian substitute Charles late on.

Line-ups

Eibar

  • 13Riesgo
  • 11Peña
  • 12Rodrigues de Oliveira
  • 4Ramis
  • 15Valdés Díaz
  • 14OrellanaSubstituted forÁlvarezat 83'minutes
  • 24JordánBooked at 36mins
  • 5Escalante
  • 20CucurellaBooked at 33mins
  • 17KikeSubstituted forDe Blasisat 88'minutes
  • 9EnrichSubstituted forDias de Oliveiraat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Bigas
  • 6Álvarez
  • 7Cardona
  • 16De Blasis
  • 19Dias de Oliveira
  • 22Milla
  • 35Areitio

Real Madrid

  • 25Courtois
  • 19OdriozolaSubstituted forCarvajalat 54'minutes
  • 5Varane
  • 4Ramos
  • 12Marcelo
  • 10ModricSubstituted forIscoat 63'minutes
  • 24Ceballos
  • 8Kroos
  • 11BaleBooked at 44mins
  • 9Benzema
  • 20AsensioSubstituted forPaixão de Oliveira Júniorat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Carvajal
  • 13Casilla
  • 15Valverde
  • 17Vázquez
  • 22Isco
  • 28Paixão de Oliveira Júnior
  • 31Sánchez de Felipe
Referee:
Juan Martínez Munuera
Attendance:
6,458

Match Stats

Home TeamEibarAway TeamReal Madrid
Possession
Home39%
Away61%
Shots
Home14
Away9
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home17
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Eibar 3, Real Madrid 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Eibar 3, Real Madrid 0.

Foul by Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid).

Iván Ramis (Eibar) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Offside, Real Madrid. Sergio Ramos tries a through ball, but Gareth Bale is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Isco.

Attempt missed. Vinícius Júnior (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Marcelo.

Offside, Eibar. Paulo Oliveira tries a through ball, but Charles is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Pablo De Blasis replaces Kike García.

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Iván Ramis.

Hand ball by Vinícius Júnior (Real Madrid).

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Sergio Álvarez replaces Fabián Orellana.

Offside, Real Madrid. Marcelo tries a through ball, but Karim Benzema is caught offside.

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

Foul by Charles (Eibar).

Offside, Real Madrid. Vinícius Júnior tries a through ball, but Karim Benzema is caught offside.

Offside, Real Madrid. Karim Benzema tries a through ball, but Vinícius Júnior is caught offside.

Hand ball by Charles (Eibar).

Offside, Real Madrid. Isco tries a through ball, but Karim Benzema is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Rubén Peña (Eibar) left footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Eibar. Conceded by Isco.

Corner, Eibar. Conceded by Thibaut Courtois.

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

Foul by Toni Kroos (Real Madrid).

Fabián Orellana (Eibar) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Vinícius Júnior replaces Marco Asensio.

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Charles replaces Sergi Enrich.

Offside, Real Madrid. Marcelo tries a through ball, but Karim Benzema is caught offside.

Foul by Dani Ceballos (Real Madrid).

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

Attempt missed. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the right. Assisted by Marco Asensio.

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

Foul by Gonzalo Escalante (Eibar).

Offside, Real Madrid. Isco tries a through ball, but Karim Benzema is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Kike García (Eibar) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Marc Cucurella.

Attempt blocked. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Karim Benzema.

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

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

Foul by Sergi Enrich (Eibar).

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

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 24th November 2018

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barcelona1374235191625
2Atl Madrid13661179824
3Sevilla1272324141023
4Alavés137241713423
5Espanyol126331610621
6Real Madrid136252019120
7Levante135352021-118
8Eibar135351518-318
9Valencia13382119217
10Real Valladolid1245399017
11Girona124531314-117
12Real Sociedad124441514116
13Getafe124441110116
14Real Betis124441215-316
15Celta Vigo123542220214
16Leganés133461016-613
17Villarreal122551113-211
18Ath Bilbao121741319-610
19Rayo Vallecano131481428-147
20Huesca131481227-157
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