Saturday December 3, 2011 Day 15 Finished Estadio El Molinón

Sporting Gijón 0 - 3 Real Madrid

  • Di María 35’
  • Cristiano Ronaldo 65’
  • Marcelo 90’

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    Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win away to a lacklustre Sporting Gijon side and extended their lead at the top of La Liga. More

  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Sporting Gijón
    • Real Madrid
    • 90+3' Full Time: Sporting Gijon 0-3 Real Madrid
    • 90+2' Marcelo smashes home to make it 3-0 after wriggling his way into the box.
    • 90+1' 3 minutes added on.
    • 90' Benzema guides the ball just past the post! Should have scored.
    • 89' Kaka breaks into the box but sees his shot saved at the near post.
    • 87' Madrid content with a spot of keep ball.
    • 85' Straight into the wall.
    • 84' Free kick to Gijon, Mate Bilic lining it up.
    • 83' Madrid now spraying the ball about with ease! Classy performance from the LaLiga leaders.
    • 80' I said it earlier and I was right, Eguren sees red for a pull back on Ronaldo. Second yellow.
    • 78' Benzema tries to find space in the box but overuns the ball.
    • 76' Benzema now coming on to replace Higuain.
    • 76' Coentrao ventures forward into the box but fires wide.
    • 75' Raul Albiol replaces Di Maria for Real.
    • 73' Pepe surges forward, been very impressive for Madrid tonight.
    • 71' Ronaldo vision enables him to find Higuain who drifts into the box. Forces a good saved from Pablo who stands tall.
    • 69' After seeing the incident again, I have seen them given before.
    • 68' Pepe and Ramos go in on Sangoy who has just replaced Castro. Referee waves away the protests for a penalty.
    • 67' Gijon have been showing signs of getting back into this but Madrid now looking as solid as they have done tonight.
    • 65' Ronaldo beats the offside trap-rounds the keeper and slots home! Great goal!
    • 64' Alberto Botia does well, tracking back and denying Ronaldo a clear run at goal.
    • 62' Ronaldo turns into trouble, he appeals for a foul but rightly told to get on with it. Madrid look happy to hit Gojon on the counter as Di Maria fires wide after cutting in from the right.
    • 60' Gijon certainly raising their game now. Barral shoots from a tight angle straight at Casillas.
    • 59' Gijon need to take chances like that if they are to get anything from this game.
    • 57' Glorious chance! Suarez completelty miscues his header, should have hit the target. Ended up well wide!
    • 57' Free kick to Gijon as Di Maria goes into the book for a trip on Suarez.
    • 55' Gijon seem to be lacking a threat in the final third. Creating very few chances. All to easy for Madrid.
    • 53' Forces a good save from Pablo, who could only push the ball out in front of him.
    • 52' Pepe finds Ozil with a long ball down field. Marcelo now brought to ground, free kick. Ronaldo.....
    • 50' Ronaldo blasts a free kick straight into the wall. Madrid well on top!
    • 49' Higuain's cross overhit for Ronaldo who was waiting at the back post.
    • 47' Madrid on the attack already as Ronaldo's cross comes off a defenders arm. Would have been harsh to give that though, not much he could do.
    • 46' Gijon kick off!
    • 45+1' Half Time: Sporting Gijon 0-1 Real Madrid. Dominant half from the league leaders.
    • 45+1' Cases sees yellow for arguing with the referee.
    • 45+1' 1 minute added on.
    • 45+1' Almost nodded in but Casillas claims and sets up a counter attack.
    • 45' Pepe goes in late again on Barral. Free kick in dangerous position.
    • 44' Cases tracks back well to deny Ozil progressing into the Gijon half.
    • 42' Madrid have been impressive so far. Very dominant! Gijon struggling to cope with the superiority of their opponents.
    • 40' Ronaldo breaks down the left but his cross just eludes Higuain in the middle. Perhaps rushed the cross.
    • 39' Ronaldo glazes the top of the net as his effort creeps just over the bar.
    • 38' Free kick to Madrid, Higuain pulled back. Ronaldo stands over it......
    • 38' Casillas with another save, this time denying Trejo.
    • 36' Casillas with a comfortable save from a Cuevas shot.
    • 35' Suarez with the poor defending to allow Di Maria to get to the byline, with the outside of his foot he wrong foots Pablo and sneaks the ball in at the near post!
    • 34' Di Maria does break the deadlock, tightest of angles.
    • 33' Higuain thinks he has broken the deadlock but the linesman's flag denies the forward.
    • 31' Gijon growing into the game but giving away far too many fouls.
    • 29' Gijon break from Ozils corner. Appeals for a penalty waved away as Diarra appears to have misjudged his tackle.
    • 28' Ronaldo plays a ball down the line to Higuain as Madrid continue to dominate. Corner to Madrid.
    • 27' Another booking as Trejo sees yellow for a late foul on Ramos.
    • 25' Ronaldo sees his long range effort dip over the bar.
    • 24' Sebastien Eguren also goes into the book for Gijon.
    • 23' Jose Callejon booked for Madrid. He is on the bench by the way. Again, not sure what went on.
    • 22' Marcelo does superbly well as the left back surges forward. Appears to be clotheslined in the end. Referee surrounded by Madrid players.
    • 21' Nacho Cases rolls around as if he has been shot, rather than clipped by Pepe.
    • 19' Pablo parrys a fierce di Maria effort. Luckily its straight at the Gijon keeper. Anywhere else and surely Madrid would be 1-0 up.
    • 19' Mourinho's assistant sent to the stands, not entirely sure what for!
    • 17' Madrid keeping the ball with ease. Ronaldo flashes an effort just wide from 20 yards.
    • 16' Ronaldo flagged offside from a Coentrao pass.
    • 15' Ramos finds di Maria with a cross field ball.
    • 14' Gijon sitting deep and soaking up the Madrid pressure.
    • 12' A few tasty challenges going in already. Wouldnt suprise me to see a sending off in this one.
    • 10' Real seem keen to get the ball wide, working so far as Ronaldo drifts into the box, only for Pablo to intercept his cross.
    • 9' Ronaldo jinks his way through the Gijon defence. Madrid however happy to keep the ball at the moment than risk losing it.
    • 7' Marcelo with a delightful ball into the box but the Brazilians cross just eludes Higuain.
    • 6' Ozil hauled to the ground, free kick to Madrid deep inside their own half.
    • 4' All Madrid so far, trickery from Marcelo down the left. Real corner is tipped away by Juan Pablo.
    • 3' Khedira lurks at the back post but Ozil's cross is headed clear.
    • 2' Pepe goes into back of Barral. Free kick is cleared through as Madrid look to counter.
    • 1' Ronaldo goes down in a heap after landing awkwardly. Once play is stopped he is back up on his feet though.
    • 1' Madrid get us on the way here!
    • 16.56 Welcome to live text commentary of Sporting Gijon v Real Madrid.
  • Summary

    • 90+2' Marcelo smashes home to make it 3-0 after wriggling his way into the box.
    • 90' Benzema guides the ball just past the post! Should have scored.
    • 80' I said it earlier and I was right, Eguren sees red for a pull back on Ronaldo. Second yellow.
    • 76' Coentrao ventures forward into the box but fires wide.
    • 71' Ronaldo vision enables him to find Higuain who drifts into the box. Forces a good saved from Pablo who stands tall.
    • 68' Pepe and Ramos go in on Sangoy who has just replaced Castro. Referee waves away the protests for a penalty.
    • 65' Ronaldo beats the offside trap-rounds the keeper and slots home! Great goal!
    • 57' Glorious chance! Suarez completelty miscues his header, should have hit the target. Ended up well wide!
    • 40' Ronaldo breaks down the left but his cross just eludes Higuain in the middle. Perhaps rushed the cross.
    • 38' Casillas with another save, this time denying Trejo.
    • 35' Suarez with the poor defending to allow Di Maria to get to the byline, with the outside of his foot he wrong foots Pablo and sneaks the ball in at the near post!
    • 34' Di Maria does break the deadlock, tightest of angles.
    • 33' Higuain thinks he has broken the deadlock but the linesman's flag denies the forward.
    • 19' Pablo parrys a fierce di Maria effort. Luckily its straight at the Gijon keeper. Anywhere else and surely Madrid would be 1-0 up.
    • 17' Madrid keeping the ball with ease. Ronaldo flashes an effort just wide from 20 yards.

Team Line-up & Ratings

  • Sporting Gijón

    Manager: Manolo Preciado

  • Real Madrid

    Manager: José Mourinho

  • Line-up

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    • Player Y! Users Expert My Rating
      Goalkeeper
      4.8 7
      Defenders
      4.6 6
      5.2 6
      4.5 6
      5.5 6
      Midfielders
      Red Card 4.9 5
      Yellow Card 5.3 6
      Yellow Card Substitution Out74′ 6 6
      Substitution Out68′ 5.3 6
      5.4 6
      Strikers
      Yellow Card Substitution Out79′ 5.8 5
      Subs
      Substitution In79′ Yellow Card 4.1 5
      Substitution In74′ 5.3 5
      Substitution In68′ 4 5
    • Player Y! Users Expert My Rating
      Goalkeeper
      7.2 6
      Defenders
      Yellow Card 6.6 6
      6.6 8
      7.2 6
      Goal 7.1 8
      Midfielders
      6.3 7
      6.5 7
      Goal Yellow Card Substitution Out75′ 7.4 9
      Substitution Out81′ 7.2 8
      Goal 7.5 8
      Strikers
      Substitution Out76′ 7 7
      Subs
      Substitution In75′ 6.2 6
      Substitution In76′ 7.1 6
      Yellow Card
      Substitution In81′ 6.9 6

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