October 23, 2021

LIVE: Real Madrid vs Eibar

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Jose Luis Mendilibar makes just the one change to his team after their loss to Atheltic Bilbao last time out. Leon is brought into the starting line-up for Rodrigues, who starts on the bench.

Zinedine Zidane makes four changes to the side that beat Celta Vigo in their last game, with Militao, Marcelo, Isco and Asensio all coming into the team. Varane, Kroos and Vinicius drop to the bench, with Federico Valverde missing out with a muscle injury.

EIBAR SUBS: Unai Arietaleanizbeaskoa, Cote, Miguel Angel Atienza, Yoel Rodriguez, Kevin Rodrigues, Unai Dufur, Quique Gonzalez, Sergi Enrich, Takashi Inui, Esteban Burgos.

EIBAR STARTING XI (4-3-3): Marko Dmitrovic; Alejandro Pozo, Paulo Oliveira, Anaitz Arbilla, Rafa Soares; Sergio Alvarez, Pape Diop, Aleix Garcia; Pedro Leon, Kike Garcia, Bryan Gil.

REAL MADRID SUBS: Andriy Lunin, Mariano, Alvaro Odriozola, Sergio Arribas, Diego Altube, Vinicius Junior, Rodrygo, Raphael Varane, Toni Kroos

REAL MADRID STARTING XI (3-4-1-2): Thibaut Courtois; Eder Militao, Nacho, Ferland Mendy; Lucas Vazquez, Casemiro, Luka Modric, Marcelo; Isco; Karim Benzema, Marco Asensio.

Madrid have a chance to close the gap to rivals Atletico Madrid at the top of the table with a win today and are unbeaten in their last 10 outings in all competitions (W8 D2), winning their last three on the bounce. They face an Eibar team starting the day in the relegation zone that are winless in their last 11 LaLiga matches (D4 L7), with their last victory in the competition coming at the start of January against Granada.

Hello and welcome to live coverage of the LaLiga meeting between Real Madrid and Eibar at the Alfredo Di Stefano!