Madrid, Spain – Karim Benzema scored the hat-trick as Real Madrid defeated Athletic Bilbao in the game played at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu.
Real Madrid 2-1 Athletic Bilbao
- 3′ Iñigo Córdoba (Athletic Club) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
- 15′ Yuri (Athletic Club) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
- 45′ Raúl García (Athletic Club) received the yellow card.
- 45’+1′ First Half Ends. Real Madrid 0 Athletic Bilbao 0
- 47′ Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) scored the opening goal with a header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner assisted by Marco Asensio with a cross.
- 53′ Íñigo Martínez (Athletic Club) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
- 69′ Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
- 76′ Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) doubled the lead with a header from very close range to the bottom left corner assisted by Luka Modric with a cross following a corner.
- 82′ Keylor Navas (Real Madrid) received the yellow card.
- 90′ Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) scored his third goal of the game with a right footed shot from outside the box to the centre of the goal assisted by Gareth Bale.
- 90’+3′ Second Half Ends.
|Real Madrid||Athletic Bilbao|
|11 (4)||Shots (on target)||5 (3)|
Real Madrid XI: Keylor Navas (GK), Jesús Vallejo, Raphaël Varane, Marcelo, Dani Carvajal, Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Karim Benzema, Marco Asensio, Lucas Vázquez
Athletic Bilbao XI: Iago Herrerín (GK), Iñigo Martínez, Yeray, Yuri Berchiche, Iñigo Lekue, Raúl García, Beñat, Mikel San José, Iñaki Williams, Iñigo Córdoba, Iker Muniain