Los Blancos entered the match down in fourth position after Atletico Madrid had beaten Celta Vigo earlier in the day, but a comfortable win over Eibar has seen the league champions return to third spot.
Read how it all unfolded in Sports Mole's minute-by-minute live commentary of the action below.
REAL: Casilla; Nacho, Varane, Ramos, Theo; Casemiro, Modric, Ceballos; Isco, Ronaldo, Asensio
EIBAR: Dmitrovic; Capa, Paulo, Lomban, Jose Angel; Arbilla, Rivera, Escalante, Jordan; Charles, Inui
15 - Real Madrid have only scored 15 goals in La Liga 2017/18, their worst haul after the first eight games since 2006/07 (13). Aim. pic.twitter.com/vkpZwcnRBV— OptaJose (@OptaJose) October 22, 2017