Real Madrid vs Eibar (2-1)
Karim Benzema saved Real Madrid’s blushes with a match-winning brace in Saturday’s 2-1 ending over Eibar at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Zinedine men were dead set manufacture a response following Wednesday’s defeat at Valencia.
Benzema verified decisive to grant Los Blancos’ coach a win in his a centesimal LaLiga game at the helm.
Feisty Eibar deservedly commands a half-time ahead, with Barcelona-owned brandy Cardona miscalculation off a stunning move with a resourceful end.
The hosts’ pressure told when the break, however, with Benzema – United Nations agency antecedently had two goals disallowed – netting with a high header to revive parity before repetition the accomplishment late on to secure all 3 points.
Madrid looked livelier throughout the first exchanges and did realize the online within the ninth minute. However, Benzema’s celebrations were dead halted as Gareth Bale – United Nations agency provided the pass – had strayed offside.
The hosts fell back shortly before half-time, as Gonzalo Escalante etched open the national capital defense with an excellent pass to select out the run of Cardona, United Nations agency flicked over the helpless Keylor Navas.
Madrid was once more denied by the offside flag early within the last half – volt-ampere confirming Benzema created his run too soon before creating the foremost of a defensive confusion to place into associate degree empty web.
It was third time lucky for the European, though, once he met Marco Asensio’s cross with a header that bounced up off the bottom and into the roof of the online.
Benzema completed the turnaround 9 minutes from time, rising to fulfill Toni Kroos’ rightist delivery and selecting out the bottom-left corner.
Last Match Real Madrid win Eibar (2-1)
Goals Real Madrid
|59′||Real Madrid||K. Benzema|
|81′||Real Madrid||K. Benzema|
Real Madrid Lineups
|16||Pablo De Blasis|
Real Madrid – Eibar Match Statistics
|7||Shots on goal||1|
|6||Shots off goal||1|
|8||Shots inside box||2|
|5||Shots outside box||1|