Madrid deliver an emphatic win, scoring 4 at Estadio de Mendizorroza

Zinedine Zidane's team earn 40 points in the campaign
Technical card:
Alavés: Thibaut Courtois, Lucas Vazquez, Raphael Varane, Eder Militao, Ferland Mendy, Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Karim Benzema, Marco Asensio and Eden Hazard
Real Madrid: Fernando Pacheco, Ximo Navarro, Victor Laguardia, Florian Lejeune, Ruben Duarte, Martin Aguirregabiria, Rodrigo Battaglia, Tomas Pina, Luis Rioja, Joselu and Edgar Mendez
Stadium: Estadio de Mendizorroza
Goals: Casemiro (0-1, min. 15), Karim Benzema (0-2, min. 41), Eden Hazard (0-3, min. 45), Joselu (1-3, min. 59) and Karim Benzema (1-4, min. 70)

Alavés on Saturday lost to Madrid on a home defeat at Estadio de Mendizorroza. Alavés were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Sevilla while Real Madrid were coming from consecutive wins against Athletic Bilbao and Atlético Madrid. As it stands, Alavés are in 17th place, with 18 points from 20 matches, while Real Madrid sit in 2nd, with 40 points from 20.

Real Madrid started the game well, with Casemiro opening the rout in the 15th minute. Later, Real Madrid scored again thanks to a goal from Karim Benzema, 41 minutes in to establish the 2-0. Later, Real Madrid scored again and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Eden Hazard in the 45th minute just before half-time. The score at half time was 3-0.

Alavés took the lead in the second half, with a goal from Joselu in the 59th minute. However, Real Madrid in the 70th minute increased their advantage with another Karim Benzema goal, sealing a resounding 4-1 victory for the away side.

For Alavés Manu Garcia, Lucas Perez, Borja Sainz, Pere Pons and Deyverson came on for Rodrigo Battaglia, Luis Rioja, Ximo Navarro, Tomas Pina and Joselu, while Madrid replaced Vinicius Junior, Alvaro Odriozola and Isco with Eden Hazard, Marco Asensio and Luka Modric.

There were bookings for Ximo Navarro, Manu Garcia, Victor Laguardia, Borja Sainz and Edgar Mendez from Alavés and Eder Militao, Ferland Mendy and Karim Benzema for Madrid.

Alavés will next travel to Getafe, while Real Madrid will face Levante at home.

 

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