Spanish LALIGA

Alavés vs Real Madrid 2021-22 LaLiga

  • 65': Joselu (P)
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1 - 4
  • 48': Karim Benzema
  • 56': Nacho
  • 62': Karim Benzema
  • 90'+2': Vinícius Júnior

Real Madrid open LaLiga season with Karim Benzema double over Alaves

Karim Benzema picked up where he left off last season by scoring twice to fire Real Madrid to a 4-1 win away to Alaves.

Match Commentary

  • 35': Manu García (Alaves) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45'+1': First Half ends, Alaves 0, Real Madrid 0.
  • 45': Second Half begins Alaves 0, Real Madrid 0.
  • 48': Goal! Alaves 0, Real Madrid 1. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Eden Hazard.
  • 53': Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 56': Goal! Alaves 0, Real Madrid 2. Nacho (Real Madrid) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luka Modric with a cross following a corner.
  • 59': Substitution, Alaves. John Guidetti replaces Manu García.
  • 59': Substitution, Alaves. Mamadou Loum replaces Pere Pons.
  • 62': Goal! Alaves 0, Real Madrid 3. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner.
  • 64': Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 65': Goal! Alaves 1, Real Madrid 3. Joselu (Alaves) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.
  • 66': Substitution, Real Madrid. Vinícius Júnior replaces Eden Hazard.
  • 68': Substitution, Alaves. Facundo Pellistri replaces Luis Rioja.
  • 68': Substitution, Alaves. Iván Martín replaces Edgar Méndez.
  • 68': Substitution, Real Madrid. Rodrygo replaces Gareth Bale.
  • 82': Substitution, Alaves. Toni Moya replaces Tomás Pina.
  • 88': Substitution, Real Madrid. Isco replaces Federico Valverde.
  • 88': Substitution, Real Madrid. Marco Asensio replaces Luka Modric.
  • 88': Substitution, Real Madrid. Luka Jovic replaces Karim Benzema.
  • 90'+2': Goal! Alaves 1, Real Madrid 4. Vinícius Júnior (Real Madrid) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by David Alaba with a cross following a corner.

Game Information

Competition: Spanish LALIGA

Venue: Mendizorroza
Location: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Attendance: 3,968

Spanish LALIGA Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+61 Real Madrid 38 95 1
+35 Barcelona 38 85 5
+39 Girona 38 81 7
+27 Atlético Madrid 38 76 10
Full Table

Statistics

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10 Fouls 14
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
4 Corner Kicks 0
3 Saves 4
59.3 Possession 40.7
19 SHOTS 11
7 ON GOAL 4
0.4 On Target % 0.4
0 Penalty Goals 1
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 1
518 Accurate Passes 330
584 Passes 394
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.8
4 Accurate Crosses 5
13 Crosses 18
0.3 Cross % 0.3
54 Long Balls 52
32 Accurate Long Balls 41
0.6 Long Balls % 0.8
4 Blocked Shots 4
5 Effective Tackles 4
10 Tackles 8
0.5 Tackle % 0.5
16 Interceptions 8
8 Effective Clearances 13
8 Clearances 13

Line-Ups

ALA Alavés (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
1 Fernando Pacheco (GK)
22 Florian Lejeune
5 Víctor Laguardia
3 Rubén Duarte
21 Martín Aguirregabiria
14 Manu García Yellow Card
20 Pere Pons
8 Tomás Pina
9 Joselu
17 Édgar Méndez
11 Luis Rioja

RMA Real Madrid (4-3-3)

No. Name
1 Thibaut Courtois (GK) Yellow Card
6 Nacho
3 Éder Militão
4 David Alaba
17 Lucas Vázquez
14 Casemiro
10 Luka Modric
15 Federico Valverde
9 Karim Benzema
7 Eden Hazard
18 Gareth Bale Yellow Card

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