4 vs. 0
RMD
VLD
90+2'
The referee calls time on an entertaining contest. Gareth Bale bags a hat-trick as Madrid thump Valladolid. Madrid move three points off Barcelona at the top of La Liga.
90'
Morata breaks clear but can only fire his effort at Marino.
89'
 
GOAL! Madrid 4-0 Valladolid. Comfortable take from Diego Lopez from the resulting corner and the keeper quickly sparks a Madrid counter. It breaks to Marcelo down the left whose pass across the box is turned home by Bale. Hat-trick!
88'
Valladolid force a rare corner. In fact, it might be their first of the match.
87'
 
Sastre departs. Humberto Osorio joins the action.
86'
Ramos rises the highest inside the penalty area and makes it four out of four. Four headers. Four misses.
Real Valladolid Substitution
85'
Jese's shot almost squirms through Marino and the keeper is relieved to see it go behind for a corner.
84'
Bergdich spots Lopez off his line but smashes his attempted lob into the stands. Didn't appear to have much dip...
83'
The ball breaks to Marcelo inside the box but, somehow, the left-back's effort heads out towards the touchline. Dreadful.
82'
 
Sastre clatters into Isco. Yellow card.
80'
The atmosphere has turned a touch flat. Clearly the Madrid ultras think it's job done, onto the next one.
79'
Bergdich is cynically clipped by Alonso but the striker elects to stay on his feet. Probably saves the Madrid man a yellow.
78'
Fausto Rossi and Pena bring the ball down the left but the left-back concedes a foul.
77'
Modric splits the Valladolid defence with a low pass out to Carvajal on the right.
76'
The substitutes combine as Jese and Morata combine. The latter expertly clips the ball past his marker but runs out of pitch before he can whip in a cross.
75'
Valladolid continue to plug away in an attempt to force a leveller.
Real Valladolid Substitution
Real Madrid Substitution
Real Madrid Substitution
74'
 
Jese and Alvaro Morata come on for Benzema and Di Maria. Manucho on for Guerra for the visitors.
73'
 
Pepe is shown a yellow card for a silly foul.
72'
The white shirts are queuing up in the middle to score but Madrid are guilty of over-playing it again. The chance vanishes.
71'
Marcelo boosts the visitors match statistics by trying to grab himself an own goal. His header is well saved by Lopez.
70'
 
Pretty poor officiating as the flag shoots up as Di Maria races through once more. He was level.
69'
It comes to nothing, though, as Valladolid get numbers back and see out the danger.
68'
Substitute Omar gives the ball away and Di Maria is immediately on the loose ball, charging down the left flank...
67'
Madrid continue to dominate but, to their credit, the visitors continue to edge forward.
65'
Bale, on a hat-trick, works his way into the penalty area but his shot is blazed over the bar.
63'
So, to clarify, it's 3-0. Anyone who saw the Benzema goal update, apologies...
62'
 
GOAL! Madrid 3-0 Valladolid. This time there is a third goal as Bale calmly rolls the ball past Marino.
61'
Apologies. Got a bit excited. Turns out the linesman's flag shot up... No goal!
60'
Madrid sweep the ball from left to right, then back again. Cracks appearing in the Valladolid defence.
59'
Couple of lazy minutes from Bale who follows up his recent error with a wayward pass into the opposition penalty area.
58'
Bale tries the classic Sunday League tactic of kick-and-run. Neither part comes off though as he boots the ball too far and barely breaks a sweat chasing after it.
57'
Valladolid showing a bit more desire to forge attacks in this half. Good to see.
56'
Warm applause ripples around the Madrid stadium as Alvaro Morata sets off on a warm up jog.
55'
Down the other end, Bergdich keeps his footing but can only hit his shot straight at Diego Lopez. Still, it's something for the visitors to build on.
54'
Isco... Di Maria... Lovely build-up from Madrid but they overplay it slightly.
53'
Bale pings one into a black shirt and the ball wriggles away for a corner.
52'
Marcelo is hauled to the deck by Lluis Sastre. This is Gareth Bale territory.
51'
Guerra plays a clever reverse pass into Bergdich. What a chance... No! The forward slips at the wrong moment and the chance goes begging.
50'
Bale tiptoes his way down the right wing. Corner to Madrid. Will Ramos miss his fourth header?
49'
Not seen much of Carlos Pena, but the left-back has a crack and isn't too far away.
48'
 
One subsitution to bring you up-to-date with as Omar Ramos replaces Daniel Larsson for Valladolid.
47'
Modric has an early sighter from distance which dips narrowly wide of Marino's righthand post.
46'
Half number two gets underway.
Real Valladolid Substitution
45'
Madrid force a late corner but the referee is having none of it as he blows for half-time. We resume in 15.
44'
Zakarya Bergdich delivers a cross from the left which loops over Javi Guerra's shoulder. The Valladolid attacker attempts a Marco van Basten but instead of harming the net his shot balloons into the crowd.
43'
Modric gets Madrid moving again as he feeds Isco. More intricate build-up from the hosts.
42'
Lovely dummy from Marcelo. The Brazilian full-back shapes to pass inside then throws in a nifty turn to evade his marker.
41'
CR7 looks pretty chilled in the stands. That man can really pull off a suit... Unlike his rival, Mr Messi.
40'
Five minutes until the break... Madrid will be more than content with their first-half efforts.
39'
Larsson... Rossi... Valladolid building a nice attack down the left. Bale intercepts and it comes to nothing.
38'
Alonso concedes a free-kick inside the Valladolid half. Looks harsh, just as Madrid were threatening to launch another attack.
37'
Fortunately for the visitors, the pace of the game has dropped slightly. Madrid content to pass it around on the halfway line.
36'
Valladolid are all over the place. Their early intention to keep 11 men behind the ball has vanished.
35'
 
GOAL! Madrid 2-0 Valladolid. Right on cue, Bale whips in a ball from the right and Benzema powers a header into the net. Great cross but it was far too easy.
34'
Madrid tearing their opponents to pieces now. Shouldn't be long until a second arrives...
33'
 
GOAL! Madrid 1-0 Valladolid. Marcelo thrashes in an effort from a tight angle which Marino can only palm out into the path of Bale who heads home.
32'
Valladolid venture forward but concede possession and Madrid are in...
31'
Surprise, surprise. Ramos meets the corner with his head but can't divert it on target. He'll score one eventually.
30'
But Madrid win the ball back and exploit the empty space. Di Maria forces Marino into another decent stop and the ball bounces behind for a corner.
29'
Daniel Larsson finds Javi Guerra down the left. Promising phase for the visitors.
28'
Modric wriggles through a host of black shirts before feeding Benzema. The Frenchman tries to bend it inside the far post but doesn't hit the target.
27'
Bale chucks in a stepover and beats his man with ease. But, again, his cross fails to find elevation.
26'
Bale lets out an audible sigh as Isco neglects to send the ball in his direction.
25'
What's this? The visitors string a few passes together and embark on a voyage towards the Madrid goal. It's quickly snuffed out.
24'
Di Maria is loving his volleys tonight. He has another crack from the edge of the box - this time his shot is caught by Marino.
23'
More Madrid keep ball as Valladolid invite their illustrious hosts towards their penalty area.
22'
Marcelo loses his cool and lashes a hopeful shot from distance... Miles over.
21'
Questionable defending from Valladolid is allowing Madrid to stream forward at will. The only surprise is that the hosts are yet to score.
20'
Bale rises highest in the penalty area but can't get his head on a corner.
19'
Bale allows the ball to run across his body, allowing him to charge down the right flank. Can he pick out a team-mate though? Nope. It's a terrible ball in.
18'
Former Spurs team-mates Bale and Modric exchange neat passes down the right.
17'
Bit of keepie-uppie from Madrid comes to nothing. The Bernabeu drum is back. A goal is surely imminent.
16'
Madrid knocking it about nicely in the middle of the park. The visitors are happy for them to have it, too.
15'
Cheeky Cruyff turn from Marino in the Valladolid goal completely fools Benzema. The keeper then whacks the ball clear, obviously remembering the embarrassment that Artur Boruc suffered for Southampton in the Premier League last weekend.
14'
It all gets a bit congested down the Madrid left as Isco, Di Maria and Marcelo almost tackle each other. Bale has a crack from distance but it sails well over.
13'
Di Maria whips in a cross from the left. Benzema adjusts expertly on the run but can't quite divert his volley on target.
12'
The visitors string three passes together before it all goes wrong and Madrid win the ball back.
11'
Isco and Alonso play a clever one-two down the left flank. The former lifts the ball into the box but Ramos, appearing in the penalty area once more, nods over.
10'
Valladolid win a throw on the halfway line and, unsurprisingly, take their time over it.
9'
Modric swivels in the centre-circle and delivers a lovely pass to Daniel Carvajal on the right flank.
8'
All Madrid in these opening stages. Di Maria gets on the ball once more, attacks his opposite number and fizzes in a low shot at goal. Marino saves.
7'
Benzema almost works some space inside the penalty area but Diego Marino jogs off his line to tidy things up.
6'
The free-kick is headed out to the edge of the penalty area, where Di Maria lurks. The Argentine thunders in an effort which smashes the underside of the bar. So close to the opener.
5'
Ouch. Di Maria takes a whallop to the face from a wild boot. Free-kick in a dangerous position to Madrid.
4'
The Bernabeu drum is already beating nice and loudly early on. Good atmosphere.
3'
Angel di Maria latches onto a Karim Benzema backheel and wins a corner. Sergio Ramas rises the highest from the resulting set-piece but heads over the top. Should have hit the target.
2'
Five changes for Carlo Ancelotti in all today. Luca Modric has slotted in alongside Xabi Alonso in the middle of the park.
1'
Real Valladolid get us started.
18:59
A one minute silence for Real Madrid player Fabio Coentrao's father who sadly passed away earlier today is well observed.
18:55
It’s another chance for Gareth Bale to prove himself to the Madrid ultras tonight. Real will expect him to produce the goals in Cristiano Ronaldo’s absence. We're up and running in five minutes.
18:50
TEAMS – Real Madrid: Diego López; Carvajal, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo; Modrić, Xabi Alonso, Isco; Bale, Di Maria, Benzema… Subs: Casillas, Casemiro, Nacho, Jesé, Morata, Illarra, Llorente /// Valladolid: Marino, Alcatraz Garcia, Rueda, Valiente, Pena, Alvaro Rubio, Sastre, Rossi, Larsson, Guerra, Bergdich… Subs: Jaime, Rukavina, Heinz, Osorio, Baraja, Omar, Manucho.
18:45
Hello and welcome to tonight's LIVE action from La Liga as Real Madrid welcome Valladolid to the Bernabeu.

Starting Line-ups

Real Madrid
Real Valladolid
    • López
    • 12
      Marcelo
    • 4
      Ramos
    • 3
      Pepe
    • 15
      Carvajal
    • Alonso
    • 19
      Modric
    • Di María
    • 23
      Isco
    • 11
      Bale
    • 9
      Benzema
Team Manager:  Carlo Ancelotti
    • 11
      Larsson
    • Javi Guerra
    • Bergdich
    • 16
      Lluis Sastre
    • 18
      Álvaro Rubio
    • Rossi
    • Gilberto García
    • 4
      Valiente
    • 6
      Rueda
    • 17
      Peña
    • Mariño
Team Manager:  Joan Francesc Ferrer
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
D. López 0 3 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Pepe 0 0 0 2 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 90
S. Ramos 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
Marcelo 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
D. Carvajal 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
X. Alonso 0 0 0 121 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 90
L. Modric 0 0 0 122 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 90
Isco 0 0 1 74 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 90
G. Bale 3 1 4 41 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
Á. Di María 0 0 3 56 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 74
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
K. Benzema 1 0 1 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 74
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
D. Mariño 0 8 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. Valiente 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
J. Rueda 0 0 0 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
C. Peña 0 0 0 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
Gilberto García 0 0 0 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
F. Rossi 0 0 0 37 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
Álvaro Rubio 0 0 0 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
Lluis Sastre 0 0 0 41 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 85
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Z. Bergdich 0 0 2 14 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 90
Javi Guerra 0 0 0 35 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 74
D. Larsson 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45
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