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FULL-TIME! Real Madrid draw their fourth consecutive competitive game, with Eibar holding Los Blancos to a 1-1 draw at the Bernabeu. The Basque club have got a terrible away record, but take a memorable point from Zidane's men, who continue to stutter following a fantastic start to the campaign. That's all that we have time for from the Spanish capital, we hope to see you again next time.
Pedro León
Leon takes his leave for the final few minutes, as Adrian comes into the fray.
There are three minutes of stoppage time.
Only a few minutes remain, with Eibar happy to take the ball up the corner. Kike shepherds possession into a non-threatening area, as the visitors attempt to run down the clock.
Rubén Peña
Bebe comes into the attack to add some fresh legs, with Pena taking his leave.
Ronaldo is picked out at the back post by Bale, but the Portuguese can only shoot with the aid of a deflection into the side netting. The resulting corner manages to pick out the head of Dos Santos, who heads straight into the arms of his own goalkeeper! Lucky escape for the visitors.
Fran Rico
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Fran Rico gets a yellow card, for diving into a terrible late tackle.
We're well into the final 10 minutes at the Bernabeu, with Eibar still hanging on for an unlikely point. Ronaldo and Kovacic combine on the edge of the penalty box, but a slightly heavy pass from the Croatian is gathered up by Riesgo. The ex-Inter midfielder has been a bright spark for Los Blancos this afternoon.
Capa drives down the right, after another tireless burst down the line from fullback, but Nacho recovers well to ensure that the Spaniard can't whip a dangerous cross in. Eibar earn themselves a corner, but Dos Santos heads well over at the back post under pressure from the same Real Madrid centre-back.
Bale is fed a dangerous cross into the penalty area, after a good burst down the left from Morata. Real Madrid are building up some late pressure, with Eibar happy to now sit back and absorb it. Carvajal is picked out by a diagonal pass at the back post, but heads into the side netting.
Morata goes down on the edge of the penalty area, claiming a push from Lejeune, but the referee isn't interested. The Spaniard has had more of an impact on proceedings than Benzema, but hasn't been in the official's good books.
Kike García
Sergi Enrich
Enrich took his leave, with Kike given the last 15 minutes to impress.
Enrich wins a flick-on, but the Spanish striker is penalised for jumping unfairly with his man. The final quarter of an hour doesn't appear to be too threatening for Eibar, who have had a fairly comfortable second half.
T. Kroos
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Kroos is booked for challenging with a high foot against Enrich.
Marco Asensio
Asensio is introduced for Real Madrid, and needs to be able to change this game. Isco is withdrawn.
Kovacic is trying to get things moving in the middle of the park, but the diminutive Croatian is being roughed about a bit while trying to do so. Danilo breaks down the left and combines with Kroos, but an outswinging cross from the Germany international heads directly out of play for a goal-kick.
Rubén Peña
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Pena gets a booking for a cynical challenge on Kovacic.
Isco is fed to the right byline, with the ex-Malaga midfielder doing brilliantly to slide in and angle a cross into the danger area. Ronaldo rises and tries to direct a leaping header home, but the delivery is a little too high. Riesgo watches yet another attempt from Los Blancos head behind for a goal-kick.
Ronaldo shoots well wide of the target from the edge of the penalty box. The Portuguese forward breaks down the left-hand side moments later, but Capa does well to block a cross. Kroos whips in the resulting corner, but Riesgo claims well among traffic.
Almost a huge mistake from Riesgo! The Eibar goalkeeper spills the ball badly, allowing for Morata to steal in, but the Spaniard shoots wide of the target. With the clock ticking down, the hosts are struggling to try and find an opening, even when their opposing shot-stopper gifts them a chance.
Capa bends in a cross from the right-hand side, but Pepe is on hand to hack a rushed clearance away. Despite already having a point to take home, Eibar aren't put off attempting to try and make it three. The Basque visitors don't look particularly uncomfortable, with their right-back continuing to pepper the penalty box with great deliveries.
Big chance for Ronaldo! The Portuguese forward is picking out by a great through-ball by Danilo, but can't take the pass under his spell to shoot from close-range. Moments later, Isco is found racing in behind the Eibar back four, but the Spaniard was yards offside.
Great header from Bale! The Wales international is picked out by a good cross, but sends a looping attempt onto the post! Riesgo wasn't getting anywhere near that, before Ronaldo swings and misses with a volley. Real Madrid are panicking at the vital moments.
The referee has had a very busy last few minutes, going to his book with regularity to try and iron out the controversaries of this contest. With narrowly over half an hour to play, however, Eibar are close to taking an unlikely point away from the Bernabeu. Enrich is picked out by a cross from the right by Capa, but he heads onto the roof of the net!
F. Lejeune
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Lejeune slides into a last-ditch tackle on the edge of the box, which sends Ronaldo tumbling. However, it didn't look as though the French defender made any contact with his man!
Álvaro Morata
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Morata gets a yellow card for diving, after throwing himself to the ground following a sliding tackle.
Morata is caught offside! Bale bends in a good cross from the right-hand side, which Ronaldo fires towards goal! Riesgo makes a good save, but spills the ball, leaving Morata to shoot into an unguarded net. Good decision from the linesman, as both Real Madrid players were the wrong side of the last defender.
Bale is found in space on the right by Kroos, Real Madrid can't score from another good cross in! Isco and Morata both fluff their lines while trying to shoot from close-range, before Ronaldo blasts over the crossbar with the aid of a deflection. The resulting corner comes to nothing.
Pena breaks down the left and cuts back a smart ball from the edge of the box, but Pepe makes a neat interception ahead of Enrich. The visitors then take a corner from the same flank, but Ronaldo defuses the situation with a great defensive header. Somehow, the referee awards a goal-kick.
Pedro Leon drives down the right-hand side at real pace, but the ex-Getafe man then stabs a weak effort straight down Navas' throat. Real Madrid are exerting more control over this game, but Eibar continue to threaten on the counter-attack.
Dani García
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Dani Garcia now gets a booking, as Eibar start to walk the discplinary tightrope.
Ronaldo drives down the left-hand side and shapes to shoot, but Capa makes a timely block to frustrate the Portuguese forward yet again. Kovacic tries to lead a break for the hosts, but Capa cynically clips the Croatian midfielder's heels to win a free-kick. The resulting set-piece takes a deflection on its way through to Riesgo.
R. Varane
Nacho replaces Varane at the break, with the Frenchman maybe taken off as a precaution.
Álvaro Morata
K. Benzema
Morata comes on at the break for Benzema, who was very disappointing in the first half.
We are back underway in the second half at the Bernabeu! Eibar have battled their way to a favourable half-time result, but a frustrated Real Madrid look hungry for more goals. Bale and Ronaldo are on a mission.
HALF-TIME! Real Madrid go into the break with the scoreline at 1-1, courtesy of some plucky play from Eibar. Fran Rico gave the underdogs the lead, before Bale equalised for Los Blancos, but both sides have had their fair chance of good chances at the Bernabeu.
Dani Carvajal
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Carvajal is booked for complaining after giving away a foul on the right-hand side.
G. Bale
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Bale picks up a yellow card for dissent.
Ronaldo heads over! The former Sporting forward is picked out on the penalty spot by a Bale cross, but can only flick a poor header well above the crossbar. He shakes his head and looks to the turf, he knows he could do better than that.
Bale heads over! The same combination almost comes good again for the hosts, but this time Ronaldo's cross is flicked over the crossbar by the forehead of the Welshman. Those two continue to be Real Madrid's rays of hope, with Kovacic, Isco and Benzema being a little anonymous.
Ronaldo drives down the left and tries to cut a cross into the path of Benzema, but the Frenchman doesn't react quickly enough! Instead, Lejeune does, sliding in to frustrate the ex-Lyon striker. The Portuguese star continues to be a real influence on this game from the left-hand side.
Good defensive header from Lejeune! Ronaldo is the target of a delivery from the left, but the ex-Man City defender rises highest to flick the ball behind for a corner. The set-piece finds Kovacic on the periphery of the box, but the ex-Inter midfielder's acrobatic volley fails to even head towards goal. Disappointing stuff.
Less than 10 minutes remain in this first half, with Eibar having a number of good chances. Leon lifts a cross to the back post, which is half-cleared, before Enrich and Fran Rico are both frustrated on the edge of the penalty area. Mendilibar's men keep pushing forward, forcing Varane into a timely interception at his near post to deny a Capa delivery.
Important tackle from Varane! The Frenchman steps out to deny Enrich, after Eibar found themselves in a three-on-three situation in Real Madrid's final third. The away side keep the pressure on, with a cross being swung in from the right, but Pepe stoops to head clear, before a second delivery in is put behind for a corner.
Bale tries to race down the right, after dropping a shoulder and accelerating beyond Luna, but the Eibar defender does just enough to help the ball roll behind under its own steam for a goal-kick. Riesgo has only had a couple of saves to make thus far, as Real Madrid's final ball continues to prove elusive.
Enrich does brilliantly to wriggle between two opponents and spread the play out to Eibar's right flank. The Basque club, rather than racing forward, choose to be more calculated and work possession backwards. They need to get a foothold in this contest.
Danilo breaks down to the left byline, after being sent on his way by Ronaldo. Capa doesn't get tight enough to his man, which allows the Brazilian to cut back a cross, but Benzema can't turn home a close-range finish from only about five yards out!
G. Escalante
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Ronaldo is happy to come infield and bring other players into play, with the Portugal international putting in a bright first half-an-hour. The referee gets his book out to caution Escalante, after the Argentine cynically clipped Kroos' heels - making the early decision to warn Danilo look even more strange.
Ronaldo bends in a cross from the left, but Dos Santos rises well to head clear ahead of Benzema. Eibar try to launch a break, but Enrich is outpaced easily by Varane. The visitors get forward again down the left-hand side moments later, but Carvajal slides into a great tackle to deny Pena.
Bale is set away down the right flank by Isco, but Pena gets back well to force the Wales international backwards. Real Madrid have been fairly predictable so far, with the ex-Spurs winger providing the majority of their dangerous chances. Danilo, meanwhile, has been very active in getting forward in Marcelo's absence.
Danilo breaks down the left, but Leon comes across brilliantly to rob the ex-Porto man of possession. In retaliation, the Brazilian dives into an awful lunge on the Eibar winger, but the referee opts to warn the left-back, rather than book him. Strange decision, as that looked malicious!
Kroos carries the ball forward with confidence, before Carvajal is found by a switch of play. Real Madrid are a bit more assured now they are back on level terms, but Benzema has been very quiet up top for the hosts. Zidane will want more from his man.
Capa and Pedro Leon combine well down the right-hand side, with the latter then able to race into the box. The ex-Getafe winger shoots with power at the near post, forcing a smart stop from Navas, but a corner is then hacked easily clear by Danilo. Another half-chance for Eibar!
Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo was the architect, hanging up an inviting cross to the back post for Bale to direct home.
G. Bale
GOOOOOOOOOAL! BALE MAKES IT 1-1! Pena is the target of another long, hopeful ball forward from Eibar, who haven't been afraid to go very direct in the opening 20 minutes. Ronaldo breaks down the left in response and floats in a back-post cross, that Bale nods home at the back post.
Frustration is already showing for the hosts, whose fans are already growing a little restless. Danilo breaks down the left, beats Capa and gets into the box, but a cross-cum-shot from the Brazilian is deflected over for a corner. The set-piece comes to nothing, however, leaving Ronaldo shaking his head in disbelief. The early signs aren't good for Los Blancos!
Carvajal is trying to get into the action with marauding runs forward, but the right-back's quality in the final third is letting Real Madrid down slightly. Real Madrid are enjoying more of the ball, but Eibar are arguably showing more purpose while on it themselves. Pedro Leon drives down the left at pace, but Danilo tracks back well to frustrate him.
Modric is already looking like a big miss for the hosts. Carvajal tries to bend a cross in from the right, but Lejeune is happy to deflect the ball behind for a corner. Kroos takes, but it fails to beat the first man, with Pena scrambling the loose ball away.
Kroos clips a cross in from the right-hand side, but it is easily cleared by Real Madrid. Zidane's men are trying to get on the ball and dictate play, but Eibar are happy to sit deep and frustrate. Possession is all Los Blancos, but only Bale is causing problems for the visitors.
Early set-back for Real Madrid, whose defending definitely hasn't helped them out in recent weeks. Carvajal tries to respond with a bursting run down the right, but Riesgo is quick off his line to mop up the ball from the right-back's toes.
Capa bends in a cross from deep on the right that poses Real Madrid all kinds of problems.
Fran Rico
GOOOOOOOOAL! FRAN RICO MAKES IT 1-0! Eibar score for the first time in La Liga against Los Blancos! The ex-Granada midfielder is picked out by a cross from the right, and is able to plant home a firm header. Danilo didn't stop the delivery and then Carvajal and Isco were caught ballwatching.
Bale drives down the right at real pace, before cutting back a ball from the byline, but Cristiano and Benzema are both unable to anticipate the trajectory of the Welshman's delivery. Already, just from that Bale run, things aren't looking good for Eibar. The ex-Spurs winger then cuts in from the right, before shooting into the side netting.
Real Madrid enjoy some patient possession in the early minutes, as Zidane's men try to settle down with their make-shift midfield three. Eibar are happy to sit deep and ensure that Fran Rico, Escalante and Dani Garcia are sat nice and deep. Navas has the first nervy moment of the game, with the ex-Levante goalkeeper slipping while trying to claim a loose ball.
We are underway in the first half! Eibar will be high on confidence, after winning last weekend, especially against a Real Madrid outfit who are struggling with some key injury absentees.
James felt an injury problem in the warm-up, which means that Mateo Kovacic replaces the Colombian in midfield. More woes for Zidane and company.
Eibar substitutes: Yoel, Ramis, Inui, Kike, Junca, Adrian, Bebe.
Eibar starting line-up (4-5-1): Riesgo; Capa, Dos Santos, Lejeune, Luna; Leon, Rico, Escalante, Garcia, Pena; Enrich.
Real Madrid substitutes: Nacho, Casilla, Kovacic, Vazquez, Diaz, Asensio, Morata.
Real Madrid starting line-up (4-3-3): Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Pepe, Danilo; Isco, Kroos, James; Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo.
TEAM NEWS: Mauro Dos Santos gets a rare start for the visitors, with Alejandro Galvez absent at the heart of the defence due to inury. Gonzalo Escalante makes up a midfield three, at the expense of a more creative number 10. Pedro Leon starts on the right due to his fine goalscoring form, with Ruben Pena featuring again on the left wing. Sergi Enrich is preferred to Kike up top.
TEAM NEWS: Luka Modric is out with ligament damage for the hosts, with Casemiro also injured with an ankle complaint. Isco and James get rare starts in midfield, in what is a fairly unbalanced trio with Toni Kroos. Marcelo is sidelined due to injury too, meaning that Danilo gets the nod over Nacho at left-back, with Keylor Navas continuing his return from injury in goal. The BBC is in full force up front. Pepe is in at centre-back, giving Sergio Ramos a rest.
Eibar have won merely one of their last 13 away matches in La Liga, with the form book not looking particularly good for the Basque club. That said, only four points separate these two sides in the table heading into this game, but that is largely down to performances at Ipurua.
Eibar have only lost one of their last four La Liga matches, but that defeat did come at the hands of Malaga on the road. Real Madrid have been in good form at the Bernabeu, winning all but one of their last eight top-flight clashes.
Hello and welcome to live coverage of Real Madrid's La Liga clash against Eibar, as Zinedine Zidane's men look to improve their recent poor form. Los Blancos have drawn their last three consecutive games, at the hands of Villarreal, Las Palmas and Borussia Dortmund. With some major injury absentees, the hosts are looking bounce back and take an important three points.