Real Madrid vs Eibar: Kroos, Ramos, Marcelo score as Los Blancos win 3-1

Real Madrid vs Eibar: Kroos, Ramos, Marcelo score as Los Blancos win 3-1

- Real Madrid vs Eibar ended 3-1 in favour of Zinedine Zidane's side at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium

- Toni Kroos, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo got their name on the scoresheet for Los Blancos

- Eibar pulled one back in the second half through Pedro Bigas but it was not enough as Real claimed all three points

Real Madrid vs Eibar ended 3-1 as Los Blancos returned to La Liga with a not too convincing win over their opponents.

All three goals were scored in the first half through Toni Kroos, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo as Pedo Bigas pulled one back for Eibar in the second half.

Eden Hazard was the star of the show in the first 45 minutes as the Belgian was a handful for the Eibar defence with his mesmerizing moves.

As early as the fourth minute Los Blancos got the wind sailing in their direction as Kroos measured the goalkeeper from his goal-line with a brilliant side-footed lob to make it 1-0.

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Ramos scored the second as Hazard unselfishly passed the ball to the Madrid captain to tap into an empty net. 2-0 it was on the half-hour mark.

Marcelo was next to get his name on the scoresheet as he fired home a low drive with his favourite left-foot after Eibar failed to clear their lines properly to make it 3-0.

Eibar came back stronger and created decent chances in the second half as Courtois had to make an acrobatic save from Edu Exposito's shot.

The pressure finally paid off on the hour mark as a Pablo De Blasis' shot took a deflection off his teammate Bigas to be Courtois on goal as it became 3-1.

Real Madrid vs Eibar
Real Madrid vs Eibar: Eden Hazard's five-star performance was enough for Los Blancos to get the 3-1 win. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Real Madrid made three changes after the goal with Ramos, Hazard and Rodrygo coming off for Eder Militao, Vinicius Junior and Gareth Bale.

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But it did not change the complexion of the game as Eibar almost made it 3-2 through Pedro Leon whose shot was stopped by Courtois.

Zidane's men did enough to get the game into the finish line without conceding another goal as the match ended in a 3-1 win.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Chelsea continued their fine form in the warm-up games before the start of the Premier League on June 17, following a 7-1 thrashing of Queens Park Rangers.

The match which was played at their Cobham training ground saw Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Billy Gilmour score a brace each and the likes of Mason Mount, Willian, Loftus-Cheek and Olivier Giroud also got on the scoresheet.

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