HD Highlights and Review: Fate of Real Madrid vs Eibar match gets sealed within 20 mins

Real Madrid came face to face with Eibar in a La Liga match at Bernabeu. After beating Barcelona at their home ground, Real entered this match with a shocking 2-0 defeat to Wolfsburg. So, it was a matter of tension, and not knowing what to expect, for the Los Blancos fans in the Real Madrid vs Eibar match.

Real Madrid vs Eibar [Highlights]

The match began, and in the 3rd min, Real had a free kick which was extremely close to the Eibar box, and Garcia got a yellow card as he brought Jese to the deck. In the 5th min, Ronaldo was seen leaving the free kick to James, who curled a beautiful effort into the bottom corner, thus scoring the first goal of the match in favour of Real Madrid. At less than the first 10 min of the match, Real was seen sending its players forward: it was time for Eibar to be careful. In the 12th min, Keko was seen making a go at the Real box, but Casilla had to do little to stop it.

Real Madrid vs Eibar [All Goals]

It was understandable that if the next goal occurred in favour of Real, Eibar would be in trouble. And Ronaldo aimed for that, as he attempted an over-head kick into the opponent’s box, but the attacker missed the ball, and possibly hurt himself in the process. In the 18th min of the Real Madrid vs Eibar match, Ronaldo brilliantly set Lucas, after beating Pantic inside the Eibar box. Lucas took the opportunity, and netted the ball! And, with hardly a minute passing after the 2nd goal for Real, Ronaldo did his magic, as he took up Jese’s delivery towards him, and sent it into the box! It seemed that the fate of the match had been sealed as early as at the 20th min.

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo showing his skills

The Real Madrid vs Eibar match continued after Ronaldo kicked his 30th goal of the season. Nacho faced a challenge from Enrich, and he had to be taken for treatment. After the first half an hour of the match, Ronaldo, Jese and Vasquez were seen maintaining a good pace. Ronaldo tried to set Jese for yet another goal, but the Portuguese was too late and Pantic made a challenge. In the 38th min, Ramis made a nasty late challenge on Vasquez, and in the next minute, James bent the resultant free kick right over Eibar’s crossbar. Ronaldo raced in, and picked out Jese, who found an easy way to score the 4th goal for the home side!

Isco Alarcon
Isco on a hard chase against Eibar

Goalkeeper Casilla made an excellent save in the 41st min, as he stopped Pantic’s effort. After a couple of minutes, the first half came to an end, with an additional minute. The scoreboard read Real Madrid 4-0 Eibar.

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrating his goal

3 min into the second half, and Casilla was seen making a smart save as he blocked Baston’s delivery. In the 50th min, Keko sent a low cross towards Enrich, but the close call didn’t lead to any change in the score in favour of the guest team. Instead, Ronaldo went into his actione mode as he sent the ball towards Eibar’s box from a long range, but it went wide of the post. With about 30 min left till the end of the match, Eibar seemed to be causing some trouble, with Junca, Keko, Enrich and Baston doing their best. In the 63rd min, Escalante got booked for a late challenge on Isco, and in the 68th min, Ramis picked a booking for dissent. In the 75th min of the Real Madrid vs Eibar match, a super chance came in the way of Real, as Lucas sent a cross to Ronaldo, but the attacker’s effort fell through.

Real Madrid
Real Madrid celebrating their victory

In the 79th min, Jese was seen getting his knee iced on the sidelines, and the next min, a golden chance came for Eibar, but the guests failed to make use of possibly their only chance in the match to redeem themselves, but Luna’s shot towards the gaping went to the crossbar. With a little more than 5 min left of the Real Madrid vs Eibar match, Danilo got booked for dissent. A couple of minutes later, he fired a wide as he tried his luck from a distance. He didn’t want to give up even in the 90th min, but he couldn’t beat Riesgo to the ball, and Eibar survived conceding a fifth goal. After two additional minutes during which Ronaldo made one last effort, the Real Madrid vs Eibar match came to an end. The scoreboard read Real Madrid 4-0 Eibar.

The fate of the match was pretty much written in the first 20 minutes of the match, and Real walked with an amazing victory.