Goals and Highlights: Real Madrid 3-1 Eibar in 2020 La Liga
(Photo: VAVEL) 


3:25 PM2 years ago
We thank you for joining VAVEL for this match.

Until next time!

3:25 PM2 years ago

Full Time | Real Madrid 3-1 Eibar

With a decent sixty minutes, Real Madrid were able to secure a win against Eibar. These three points place them two behind Barcelona and keeps their title hopes alive.
3:22 PM2 years ago


Cristóforo is cautioned after a late sliding tackle on Kroos.
3:20 PM2 years ago


Four minutes of added time.
3:19 PM2 years ago


Pedro León with a beautiful nutmeg. He then lobs a ball for Cristóforo, but the defenders get there to make the clearance.
3:14 PM2 years ago

84' | Eibar Substitution

Esteban Burgos comes on instead of Arbilla.
3:13 PM2 years ago

84' | Real Madrid Substitution

Modric is replaced by Fede Valverde.
3:12 PM2 years ago


Inui sends a low cross but Courtois gets to it before a striker could tap it in.
3:09 PM2 years ago

77' | Eibar Substitution

Inui will replace De Blasis in the Eibar attack.
3:06 PM2 years ago


Another cooling break so the players can hydrate.
3:03 PM2 years ago


Free kick taken by Pedro León. He header comes from Arbilla but it's too wide to worry Courtois.
2:59 PM2 years ago


Pedro León has a good scoring chance as he finds himself one-on-one with Courtois, but the Belgian keeper makes a good save to his strike.
2:58 PM2 years ago


Marcelo seems to be dizzy. He's given some sugar to see if he can continue.
2:55 PM2 years ago

This was the goal from Bigas


2:52 PM2 years ago

61' | Real Madrid Substitutions

Ramos,  Hazard, and Rodrygo are off.

Militao, Vinicius, Bale como on.
2:50 PM2 years ago


A shot takes a couple of deflections, lastly on Bigas, and the ball gets past Courtois.
2:48 PM2 years ago


On his first touch of the ball, Enrich heads it to the crossbar!
2:48 PM2 years ago

57' | Eibar Substitutions

Orellana, Kike García, Soares are replaced by Enrich, Bigas and León.
2:46 PM2 years ago


Edu Expósito takes a powerful shot looking for the top-right corner, but Courtois makes a tremendous save!
2:44 PM2 years ago


Hazard gets inside the box from the left. He tries to get a cross in, but it takes a deflection by Oliveira.

The ball seemed to be directed at the goal, but Dmitrovic was well-positioned to make the save.

2:39 PM2 years ago


Courtois makes a terrible kick leaving the ball near his box. He has to dive and make a save to a strike by Expósito.
2:37 PM2 years ago


Casemiro is cautioned after a strong challenge on a rival.
2:36 PM2 years ago

45' | Real Madrid Substitution

Carvajal is replaced by Mendy during the break.
2:35 PM2 years ago

45' | Second Half Begins

We're underway with the start of the last 45 miutes of the match.


2:18 PM2 years ago

Half Time | Real Madrid 3-0 Eibar

At the break, Real Madrid has a very comfortable lead as they have been extremely efficient at converting their chances into goals.


2:18 PM2 years ago


Rodrygo hits a volley, but Dmitrovic dives to make the save!
2:16 PM2 years ago


Two minutes of added time.
2:15 PM2 years ago


Real Madrid finding spaces to hit Eibar with counterattacks. They haven't been precise in their last few attempts, but they will certainly have more scoring chances with such large spaces.
2:11 PM2 years ago

Marcelo made it 3-0 with this great finish!

2:09 PM2 years ago

This was Ramos' goal on the quick counterattack


2:08 PM2 years ago

36' | Real Madrid GOOOOOOOAL!

Hazard takes a good shot, but it's blocked by Dmitrovic.

On the rebound, the defense attempts a clearance but the ball is left at Marcelo's feet. The Brazilian powers it to the back of the net!

2:04 PM2 years ago


Game momentarily stopped so the players can re-hydrate.
2:02 PM2 years ago

30' | Real Madrid GOOOOOOOAL!

What a goal on the counter by Real Madrid!

Sergio Ramos starts the counterattack and gives it to Benzema. The Frenchman leaves Hazard one-on-one with the keeper, but instead of shooting, he gives it back to Ramos who makes it 2-0 with an empty goal.
1:58 PM2 years ago

The classy finish from Kroos for the 1-0


1:56 PM2 years ago


Hazard tried to give the ball to Kroos who was making a run inside the box, but a defender barely gets to the ball before the ball could reach the German.
1:51 PM2 years ago


Eibar has balanced the game after a difficult start for them.

They now have longer possessions, but still lack any clarity in their attacks.

1:48 PM2 years ago


De Blasis argues for a penalty after a scramble inside the Real Madrid box, but the referee sees nothing worthy of signaling a foul for, and a chance is wasted.
1:42 PM2 years ago


Cristóforo shoots, but Courtois is well-positioned to make the stop.
1:42 PM2 years ago


Hazard seems to be limping on the pitch.

The bench communicates with him to see if he's ok to continue.

1:38 PM2 years ago

3' | Real Madrid GOOOOOOOAL!

Benzema went into the area, but the defense prevented his progression. The rebound fell to the Kroos at the edge of the box; he makes a classy finish and sends it to the top corner!


1:32 PM2 years ago

0' | Kick Off

We're underway with the match between Real Madrid and Eibar!
1:30 PM2 years ago
A minute of silence is kept in honor of the COVID-19 victims.
1:20 PM2 years ago
The teams have finished their warmup exercises and we're ready for the start of the match!
1:09 PM2 years ago
Huge expectation with Hazard's return today.

The winger is currently one of the Twitter worldwide trends as we get closer to the start of the match!

We're 20 minutes away from kick-off!

1:03 PM2 years ago

Real Madrid's warm-up is LIVE:

12:57 PM2 years ago
Eibar is now 16th on the league table with a lead of two points over the teams in the relegation zone.

A win today would be important for them as they could extend that lead to five units with ten matches left.

12:55 PM2 years ago
Real Madrid currently sits second in the La Liga table, trailing Barcelona by 5 points after the Culé win last night.

If Madrid hope to keep the difference between them at two, they can't afford to drop points today against Eibar.

12:48 PM2 years ago

Eibar: Starting XI

Dmitrovic; Soares, Arbilla, Oliveira, Correa; Sergio, Edu Exposito; Cristóforo; De Blasis, Orellana, Kike García.

12:46 PM2 years ago

Real Madrid: Starting XI

Courtois: Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Casemiro, Modric, Kroos; Rodrygo, Hazard, Benzema.

12:43 PM2 years ago
We will have no complaints about the state of the pitch at this alternative venue.

The grass looks in terrific shape for today's match!

12:38 PM2 years ago
The Eibar squad has also arrived. They're following a strong sanitary protocol that includes the use of facemasks at all times to avoid the spread of the virus.

12:36 PM2 years ago
The Merengues made their arrival to the Estadio Alfredo Di Stéfano for this match.

Despite not being in their usual stadium, they will be quite familiar with it, as it is part of their training facility.

12:33 PM2 years ago

LIVE Coverage Begins

We're an hour away from the start of the match between Real Madrid and Eibar.

Don't go anywhere. We'll have the confirmed line-ups in a few minutes.

11:36 PM2 years ago

Don't go anywhere!

Do not miss a detail of the match with the live updates and commentaries of VAVEL. Follow along with us all the details, commentaries, analysis and lineups for this Real Madrid vs Eibar match.
11:36 PM2 years ago

Eibar's Man-To-Watch: Sergi Enrich

The highest-paid footballer in the squad wants to make a triumphant return after the forced break.

He has evidently gained muscle mass and strengthened his upper body. We will see if he manages to exceed the form he had before the health crisis, as he only scored one goal in the last 15 months.


11:34 PM2 years ago

Real Madrid's Man-To-Watch: Eden Hazard

The Belgian has returned from the injury stronger than ever. In training, he has been seen dribbling, turning, and shooting without any fear.

He wants to be the star of the white team and be decisive with his contributions to the team in this title hunt.

11:29 PM2 years ago

How to watch Real Madrid vs Eibar Live TV and Stream

If you want to watch the game on TV, your options are: BeIn Sports

If you want to follow it on the internet, VAVEL USA is your best option!


11:27 PM2 years ago

Eibar: Predicted Starting XI

Dmitrović; Arbilla, Bigas, José Ángel, Paulo Oliveira; Cristóforo, Orellana, Diop, Pedro León; Sergi Enrich, Charles.
11:26 PM2 years ago

Real Madrid: Predicted Starting XI

Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Casemiro, Kroos, Modric; Isco, Benzema, Eden Hazard.


11:24 PM2 years ago

José Luis Mendilibar worried about the tight schedule

SD Eibar's coach also spoke before the match at Valdebebas against Real Madrid.

What concerns him the most is that his team can "feel comfortable and confident" for this fixture. In addition, he expressed his concern about the recovery time for players due to the tight schedule that all the teams will face.

11:21 PM2 years ago

Zidane sees eleven finals

The French coach attended a press conference prior to the game.  He stated that the eleven games left will be played as finals by his team and that they are totally prepared for them.

He admitted that he does not like to play without an audience, although that was not going to diminish the excitement of the long-awaited return. "We are going to miss our people."


11:13 PM2 years ago
The game will not be played at the Real Madrid's usual home stadium, the Santiago Bernabéu. The historic venue is currently undergoing renovations while no spectators are allowed into La Liga games.

Rather, it will take place at the Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium which usually hosts matches from the youth team. It has been adapted to be used at the top flight with top quality grass, lighting equipment, and VAR technology.

11:06 PM2 years ago

Kick-Off Time

The Real Madrid vs Eibar match will be played at the Estadio Alfredo di Stefano, in Madrid, Spain. The kick-off is scheduled at 1:30 pm ET / 10:30 am PT.

11:01 PM2 years ago


Welcome to VAVEL.com’s LIVE coverage of the 2020 La Liga match: Real Madrid vs Eibar! 

My name is Juan Pablo Rodriguez and I’ll be your host for this game. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, roster updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL