Real Madrid made their win over Eibar, as Cristiano considered the Match player.
Madrid made a great execution to keep their fine late frame with a 2-1 win over Eibar. Now they have won eight out of nine matches in all their rivalries, but at the same time Barcelona, who are now the leaders of the laliga are still away with 12 points.
During the initiation of the game in 30 minutes the home side made a few shots, yet their chances go in vain. Madrid got their chance too, a great pass created from Luka Modric that cut through the Eibar defence for Cristiano to make the openings for Real Madrid. Ivan Ramis of Eibar headed home Pedro León’s corner to level five minutes after the restart, however, Ronaldo at that point multiplied his count, in the wake of being denied by two splendid recoveries from Marko Dmitrovic, to seal each of the three focuses.
Eibar at their home side pressing Madrid as they too were struggling, the home side could have taken the lead as there was a cross by Takashi which found near the post, but that opportunity goes down in vain as the forward could not convert it.
(Source: The Guardian.)
Eibar continued to give their counters against Madrid, but there was a sign of a response from the visitors when Bale was denied by Dmitrovic after a long pass played by Marcelo. Madrid got their openings at 34’ minutes when Modric got his interception from Anaitz Arbilla, that created a great through ball for Cristiano Ronaldo which he drills home towards the near post. Eibar 0-1 Real Madrid.
Half-time Eibar 0-1 Real Madrid.
After the break, Eibar got another attack which was denied by Ramos by clearing the ball from Ramis. Ronaldo got his chance to double the lead but was denied from Dmitrovic.
Finally, Eibar got their chance, as Gonzalo Escalante’s cross-shot after the restart constrained Navas into a frantic spare and Eibar levelled from the subsequent corner, Ramis controlling home a free header into the base corner. Eibar 1-1 Real Madrid.
Real reacted instantly with a decent passing move closing in Modric laying off to Ronaldo, however, the Portuguese’s exertion flew over the crossbar. Modric at that point dragged another shot wide of the post after a driving run.Dmitrovic delivered another awesome spare to ruin Ronaldo from 12 yards after an extraordinary cross from Bale before the Welshman looked a header only wide of the far post. A moment Madrid objective looked impending. Eibar 1-2 Real Madrid.
Benzema went ahead with 20 minutes left, Madrid attempting to constrain a champ, yet it was Eibar who went nearest when Inui headed over from six yards, while Paulo Oliveira shot directly at Navas.
Madrid will return to action facing their next challenge with Girona.