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Primera División

  • March 3, 2011
  • • 21:00
  • • Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
  • Referee: Miguel Pérez Lasa
  • • Attendance: 74000

Live Commentary

  • Full time at The Bernabeu. Real Madrid run out emphatic 7-0 winners over Malaga as Cristiano Ronaldo grabs a hat trick. Thank you for joining us on !
  • 87'
    Malaga must try and pick themselves up after this performance as they have important matches against relegation rivals on the way in the coming weeks.
  • 85'
    Real Madrid are just seeing the game out now.
  • 83'
    Marcelo almost makes it eight for Madrid as he attempts an overhead kick in the box that goes unluckily over the crossbar.
  • 81'
    Malaga's attacking play in the second half has been completely non-existant.
  • 79'
    Even though it is Real Madrid who are 7-0 up, it is still their midfield who is continuing to press and hassle Malaga. Manuel Pellegrini will have a very tough job trying to bring his players up after this.
  • 77'
    Assist Canales
  • 77'
    Goal C. Ronaldo
  • 77'
    Cristiano Ronaldo grabs his hat-trick by getting on the end of a Canales cross at the near post to turn the ball into the Malaga goal.
  • 76'
  • 73'
    There is absolutely no resistance from Malaga in the game.
  • 71'
    The tempo of the game has slowed significantly down now, Malaga obviously are very down heartened an Madrid are playing a simple passing game.
  • 69'
    SubstitutionQuincy Owusu-Abeyie Cala
  • 69'
    HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUY ! Fantastic double save from Caballero as he denies both Ronaldo and Benzema a hat-trick !
  • 68'
    Penalty Goal C. Ronaldo
  • 67'
    Yellow/Red Manolo
  • 67'
    Fantastic penalty from Cristiano Ronaldo as he smashes the ball into the top left hand corner.
  • 67'
  • 65'
    Penalty for Real Madrid ! Mario Gaspar is sent off for a second bookable defence after handling a Marcelo cross !
  • 64'
    SubstitutionJuanmi S. Fernández
  • 64'
    SubstitutionMartín Demichelis Kris Stadsgaard
  • 63'
    SubstitutionMesut Özil Canales
  • 63'
    Sergio Canales gets some playing time as he comes on to replace the always impressive Mesut Ozil. The young Spaniard must look to take advantage of getting some time on the pitch.
  • 62'
    Assist Marcelo
  • 62'
    Goal Karim Benzema
  • 62'
    Benzema peels off to the far post to get on the end of a wonderful cross by Marcelo to power a header through the hands of Caballero.
  • 62'
  • 61'
    Yellow Card Manolo
  • 61'
    Mario Gaspar receives a booking for a cynical foul. The full back really has had a torrid time in this match so far.
  • 59'
    Madrid are just keeping possession at the moment, Diarra and Gago have exchanged a few short passes and look free to do so .
  • 57'
    This scoreline may depend on how much Real Madrid take their foot off the gas in regards to attacking play. The match is very much like a training match for Los Blancos at the moment.
  • 56'
    SubstitutionÁngel Di María Emmanuel Adebayor
  • 55'
    SubstitutionXabi Alonso Fernando Gago
  • 55'
    Real Madrid make a couple of substitutions as Di Maria and Xabi Alonso are replaced by Fernando Gago and Emmanuel Adebayor.
  • 54'
    Ronaldo looks to extend his goal tally with a rasper of a shot at goal but Caballeros again pulls off a very good save.
  • 52'
    Jose Mourinho looks set to start giving some of his fringe players some time on the pitch.
  • 51'
    Assist Mesut Özil
  • 51'
    Goal C. Ronaldo
  • 50'
    Cristiano Ronaldo receives the ball just outside the Malaga penalty area and cuts into the box on his left foot and guides the ball past Caballero.
  • 50'
  • 49'
    The second half has started with the same formula as the first. The Real Madrid players are easily picking each other out with passes.
  • 48'
    Great save from Caballero after Ronaldo dribbles inbetween the Malaga defenders to blast the ball at the far post but the goalkeeper was up to the task.
  • 47'
    Lassana Diarra is showing signs of a possible injury after over stretching in a tackle.
  • 45'
    Malaga kick off the second half. They really have a momentous task on their hands to get back into the game.
  • Half time at The Bernabeu. Real Madrid are very comfortable going into the break and it may simply be a matter of how many goals for Los Blancos.
  • 45'
    Assist Ángel Di María
  • 45'
    Goal Marcelo
  • 45'
    Marcelo latches on to a Di Maria pass in the Malaga box to drill the ball on the half volley into the top right hand corner.
  • 45'
  • 43'
    The Real Madrid players are being granted far too much room here.
  • 41'
    Malaga have a goal disallowed as Welligton is offside as he handles the ball in the Real Madrid net.
  • 40'
    Yellow Card Martín Demichelis
  • 39'
    Malaga's only opportunities are coming from long range shots. Fernando attempts a spectacular but it was never bothering Iker Casillas.
  • 38'
    Malaga are reeling at the back now. The Madrid players are finding so much room in the final third and the visitors are lucky the Los Blancos have not extended their lead.
  • 36'
    Gaspar misses an interception on the half way line and Di Maria picks the ball up to go through on goal and very calmly pass the ball just into the bottom left hand corner.
  • 36'
  • 35'
    Assist Marcelo
  • 35'
    Goal Ángel Di María
  • 34'
    Yellow Card Lassana Diarra
  • 34'
    Owusu-Abeyie does well to earn Malaga a corner by driving down the left hand side at pace.
  • 31'
    Real Madrid look dangerous every time they are heading forward now. Malaga will need to regroup as their defence is all over the place at the moment.
  • 29'
    Yellow Card Eliseu
  • 29'
    HUUUUUUUUUUUUUY ! Mesut Ozil hits the post with his freekick and Lassana Diarra hits the rebound to Benzema who stabs the ball home but the French striker was a mile offside as he scored.
  • 29'
    Another freekick for Real Madrid outside the Malaga box.
  • 27'
    Assist Xabi Alonso
  • 27'
    Goal Karim Benzema
  • 27'
    Xabi Alonso whips the ball to the far post for Benzema to send the ball across Caballero with a first time shot with the outside of his right foot into right hand post. Fantastic set-piece goal from Real Madrid but very poor marking from Malaga.
  • 27'
  • 26'
    Good set-piece opportunity for Real Madrid after a foul on Ronaldo on the right hand side.
  • 24'
    Great play from Mesut Ozil down the left for Real Madrid, evading Malaga defenders to tease a ball across the six yard box but the away side manage to clear.
  • 22'
    Malaga are defending fairly well at the moment, and Real Madrid are not being allowed any clear cut chances.
  • 20'
    Real Madrid have a goal disallowed after Sergio Ramos is wrongly given as offside as he plays the ball across the box for Benzema to put the ball over the line.
  • 18'
    Good play from Owusie-Abeyie, driving at the Real Madrid defence and unleashing a low shot at the corner that Casillas turns round the post but the officials judge that the Spaniard did not get a touch on the attempt.
  • 16'
    Routine save from Casillas as Eliseu curls the ball into his arms from the left hand side.
  • 14'
    There is not much intensity in the play of either team at the moment and as a result the tempo is fairly slow.
  • 12'
    Good chance for Cristiano Ronaldo, jinking into the Malaga box from the left hand side and attempting to bend the ball into the far post but the Portuguese does not get enough curl on the ball and the shot goes by the right hand post.
  • 11'
    Possible penalty shout for Real Madrid as Eliseu ushers Benzema off the ball in the box but the referee decides that it was not a foul.
  • 10'
    Malaga are defending in numbers and the Real Madrid attacking players are being outnumbered at the moment.
  • 8'
    Malaga are just starting to get more into the game and are receiving more of the ball, but neither team has looked dangerous as of yet.
  • 6'
    Angel Di Maria gives Caballero his first action of the game by cutting in from the right hand side and bending a shot into the arms of the Malaga goalkeeper.
  • 4'
    Malaga have fielded a slightly weakened team this evening. Manuel Pellegrini looks to have his sights on the relegation battle with Osasuna in their next match.
  • 3'
    Real Madrid have got a hold of the ball now and are starting to dictate the tempo of the game.
  • 2'
    It has been quite a frantic start to the game by both teams, the play is very stretched and box to box.
  • The match has kicked off at The Bernabeu.This promises to be an exciting match so hopefully we will see some goals!
  • This is the first eleven of Malaga: Caballero, Gaspar, Demichelis, Welligton, Manu Torres, Eliseu, Camacho, Sandro Silva, Owusu-Abeyie, Fernando, Juanmi.
  • This is the starting line up of Real Madrid: Casillas, Ramos, Albiol, Carvalho, Marcelo, Xabi Alonso, Diarra, Di María, Özil, Ronaldo, Benzema.
  • Welcome to's live coverage of the La Liga encounter between Real Madrid and Malaga at The Bernabeu. Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini returns to his former employers after being sacked during the summer. The Chilean will certainly be out for revenge, but faces a tough task as Real Madrid will be looking to get back to winning ways after a disappointing draw against Deportivo.