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Primera División

  • November 20, 2010
  • • 21:00
  • • Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
  • Referee: Alberto Undiano Mallenco
  • • Attendance: 75000

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 2'
    GOAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLL!!!!!! Ronaldo put the penalty away at the second attempt. Low into the left corner. That was the last action of the game as Real Madrid score a massive win over Athletic Bilbao. I have been David Schiavone and remember to look out for's post match coverage.
  • 90'
    Assist Esteban Granero
  • 90'
    Penalty Goal C. Ronaldo
  • 90'
    PENALTY!!! Granero was tripped in the box by Aurtenetxe
  • 88'
    Goal ruled out for offside. Di Maria played the ball over the top but both Benzema and Marcelo were off.
  • 87'
    Javi Martinez then misses a sitter. The ball breaks to the midfielder 7 yards out and he blasts over. He has his head in his hands.
  • 86'
    Pepe comes in with a massive swipe to clear the ball but gives away a free kick midway int the Real half but the resulting cross is headed out for a corner by Pepe.
  • 84'
    Iraola crosses from the right but it is punched away by Casillas and Real break through Benzema but the move breaks down.
  • 82'
    Madrid are bossing the game now, they are in complete control but credit to Bilbao who refuse to give up.
  • 80'
    Ramos header from the corner flies just wide of the left hand post.
  • 80'
    Ramos header from the corner flies just wide of the left hand post.
  • 79'
    The ball is swung into the box from the right from a free kick and it drops to Benzema but he fires that a body of defenders to win a corner.
  • 78'
    SubstitutionMesut Özil Esteban Granero
  • 77'
    Ronaldo skips by two challenges then puts San Jose on his backside in the penalty area before his shot from the left side goes wide of the back post.
  • 76'
    SubstitutionGonzalo Higuaín Karim Benzema
  • 75'
    Long ball played forward in the direction of Di Maria but it is cut out by Iraola.
  • 74'
    SubstitutionIgor Gabilondo David López
  • 73'
    Marcelo makes a burst forward through the centre but he is stopped on the edge of the area by San Jose
  • 71'
    Real now playing the possession game. But Diarra gives the ball away before winning it straight back again.
  • 69'
    Bilbao trying to keep the ball but newly introduced Diarra is like a rabid dog as he chases down Martinez but the Spain international manages to hold him off and hang onto the ball
  • 68'
    SubstitutionSami Khedira Lassana Diarra
  • 67'
    It looks like L. Diarra is coming on for Khedira
  • 66'
    Bilbao cannot get out of their own half as Real pressure them at every turn.
  • 64'
    Higuain controls a Ramos cross from the right and manages to get his shot in on the turn but it is deflected for a corner.
  • 62'
    Goal C. Ronaldo
  • 62'
    GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLL!!!!!! RONALDO!!!!!! The freekick completely fools Iraizoz and goes into the back of the net. The goalkeeper went one way and the ball the other into the right side .
  • 61'
    Yellow Card Amorebieta
  • 60'
    SubstitutionMuniain Íñigo Pérez
  • 60'
    Free kick to Real after Amorebieta brings down Ronaldo. The ball is central 25 yards out....
  • 59'
    Bilbao have to get back into the match and are throwing more men forward. Munian is brought down by Pepe and he is currently receiving treatment before eventually being taken off.
  • 57'
    Assist Ángel Di María
  • 57'
    Penalty Goal Sergio Ramos
  • 57'
    GOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLL!!!!!! SERGIO RAMOS!!!!!!! The right back put the ball into the left corner just out of Iraizoz's reach.
  • 56'
    PENALTY!! Di Maria cuts in from the left and goes over the outstretched leg of Susaeta.
  • 54'
    Ronaldo has the ball on the edge of Bilbao's area once more but he tries one step over too many and the ball is poked away
  • 53'
    Yellow Card Ricardo Carvalho
  • 52'
    Carvalho booked for a challenge on Llorente. He jumped into the Spain international from behind.
  • 50'
    Yellow Card San José
  • 50'
    Ronaldo has the ball on the left but is brought on on the edge of the area just outside the box by San Jose. Free kick Real, Xabi Alonso takes but it is headed over for a corner.
  • 48'
    Madrid with possession. They are playing the ball across the backline, building patiently. Ronaldo then has a shot blocked on the edge of the area.
  • 46'
    SubstitutionUstaritz Aurtenetxe
  • 46'
    Munian runs past Ramoson the left into the penalty area but cannot get his cross in and it goes for a goal kick
  • 45'
    We are back for the second half with one change for Bilbao - Ustaritz is off and in his place comes Aurtenetxe
  • 45' + 1'
    The whistle goes for half time here at the Santiago Bernabeu. Real Madrid go in one goal up but as the half wore on Bilbao got themselves more involved. Join me in 15 minutes for the second half.
  • 45'
    Real seem a little shocked by the goal. Passes are not finding their intended targets and Bilbao have a lot more space and time on the ball.
  • 44'
    Bilbao have been coming down the right all night, clearly pinpointing Marcelo as a weakpoint but the one chance they manage to score comes from Sergio Ramos' side...
  • 42'
    Ozil brings the ball forward and passes to Ronaldo who is on the right flank but his cross is cut out.
  • 40'
    Goal Fernando Llorente
  • 40'
    Assist Andoni Iraola
  • 40'
    GOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAALLLLL!!!!!!!! LLORENTE!!!!!!!!!!!! Cross from the left by Gabilondo is parried into the box by Casillas and the ball is scrambled to Llorente on the back post to smash into the roof of the net.
  • 38'
    Munian gives the ball away in the centre of the park, the ball finds Di Maria on the edge of the area on his left foot but his shot is straight at Iraizoz
  • 36'
    Munian wins a free kick on the right side 20 yards out but it is header clear by the home team. Ozil then receives a long ball on the Real left and wins a throw for his side.
  • 34'
    Munian then plays in Susaeta who gets into the box but Carvalho makes an excellent intervention. Susaeta seems to be struggling with a shoulder problem.
  • 32'
    Amorebieta loses the ball on the edge of the Real area and Madrid immediately launch a counter attack with Ronaldo receiving the ball and taking it round the keeper before falling over, he screams penalty, the referee says no.
  • 30'
    Goal C. Ronaldo
  • 30'
    Assist Mesut Özil
  • 30'
    GOOOOOAAAAALLLLL!!!!!! RONALDO!!!!! A magnificent counter attack and some great one touch passing put the Portuguese through on goal and he finished low into the same corner as Higuain from the edge of the area. A devastating blow for Bilbao
  • 29'
    Llorente then turns Pepe on the edge of the area and hits a low shot but Casillas makes a great save to deny the Spain international.
  • 29'
    Iraola skips by Marcelo and Susaeta's cross is put out for a corner. Susaeta takes but it is straight at Casillas
  • 27'
    The ball is played long over the top to Susaeta but he strays offside and Carvalho comes back on with a nice plaster next to his right eye.
  • 25'
    A number of players are bleeding and Carvalho is ordered off by the referee to get cleaned up
  • 23'
    Iraola breaks down the right and finds Susaeta whose cross is deflected out for a throw in.
  • 22'
    Pepe then heads the ball to Susaeta sending him clear but hit shot from the left is tipped wide
  • 21'
    Freekick to Real on the right 20 yards out. Xabi Alonso stands over the ball but Ozil strikes and finds Sergio Ramos who heads wide at the far post.
  • 19'
    Goal Gonzalo Higuaín
  • 19'
    Assist Ángel Di María
  • 19'
    GGGOOOOOOOAAAAALLL!!!!!! Higuain!!!!!! Ronaldo with some lovely skill in the middle of the park, he gets the ball off to Di Maria 20 yards out who in turn finds Higuain and he fends off the defender to slot home in the left corner.
  • 18'
    The ball is played through to Higuain but the Argentinean just strays offside. Di Maria then receives the ball on the right but once more he cannot deliver and Bilbao have another goal kick.
  • 16'
    Di Maria once more on the right gets to the byline but his cross is wayward and goes out for a goalkick.
  • 15'
    Javi Martinez plays a lovely ball to Munian on the right but he is well marshalled by Marcelo and Real win possession back once more.
  • 13'
    Yellow Card Xabi Alonso
  • 13'
    Yellow card for Xabi Alonso as he goes in late on Orbaiz
  • 12'
    Marcelo bursts down the left and as he is about to cut into the box Iraola's outstretched leg brings him down. Freekick to Real which is wasted as Ronaldo fires over the bar.
  • 10'
    Di Maria cuts in from the right onto his favoured left foot and his shot is easily dealt with by Iraizoz
  • 9'
    Di Maria with some good close control on the right. The ball then drops to Khedira on the edge of the area but his cross is smashed over.
  • 8'
    Carvalho concedes a throw in on the left side but it comes to nothing as Xabi Alonso intercepts.
  • 7'
    Llorente concedes a freekick after fouling Pepe. Di Maria then receives the ball on the right side and his inswinging cross is met by Cristiano Ronaldo at the far post and his spectacular overhead kick flies miles over.
  • 5'
    Madrid now have their chance of passing the ball along the back line before Xabi Alonso plays a long ball to Di Maria on the right but the ball is too long for the winger and it goes out of play.
  • 3'
    Llorente has the first chance of the game after controlling a long ball well and taking the ball past Carvalho and Khedira before putting the ball past Casillas only for Pepe to clear off the line and concede a corner.
  • 2'
    Blbao are keeping possession well passing the ball along the back line.
  • 1'
    We are off here at the Bernabeu!!
  • and Athletic Bilbao - 1 G. Iraizoz 4 Ustaritz 14 M. Susaeta 16 P. Orbaiz 27 I. Munian 24 J. Martinez 9 F. Llorente 15 A. Iraola 11 I. Gabilondo 6 M. San Jose 5 F. Amorebieta
  • Lets look at both line ups: Real Madrid first - 1 I. Casillas 4 S. Ramos 3 Pepe 2 R. Carvalho 12 Marcelo 24 S. Khedira 14 X. Alonso 22 A. Di Maria 23 M. Ozil 7 Cristiano Ronaldo 20 G. Higuain
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