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Oct 22, 2017 at 7.45pm UK at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu (Madrid)
Attendance: 66,781
Real Madrid
3-0
EibarEibar
Oliveira (18' og.), Asensio (28'), Marcelo (82')
FT(HT: 2-0)

Team News: Isco, Marco Asensio partner Cristiano Ronaldo

Team News: Isco, Asensio partner Ronaldo
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Zinedine Zidane makes five changes to Real Madrid's starting lineup for the La Liga visit of Eibar, with Karim Benzema among those to drop out.

Isco and Marco Asensio have been named in a front three alongside Cristiano Ronaldo as Real Madrid welcome Eibar to the Bernabeu this evening.

Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane starts without Karim Benzema for the visit of their 16th-placed opponents, instead leaving the French striker on the bench.

With Gareth Bale's enforced absence from the squad, Zidane instead turns to Asensio - a second-half sub in the 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur here last time out - to link up with attacking midfielder Isco and leading marksman Ronaldo in attack.

Nacho is utilised in the backline once again, meanwhile, with Dani Carvajal continuing to miss out with a heart problem, but Raphael Varane has shaken off an injury concern to start alongside Sergio Ramos in the heart of defence.

There is also a starting spot for Kiko Casilla, as confirmed earlier in the week, with first-choice stopper Keylor Navas nursing an adductor injury that will likely keep him out for two weeks - one of five changes from that Tottenham draw.

In terms of the visitors, boss Jose Luis Mendilibar has to make do without the likes of Yoel Rodriguez, Pedro Leon, Fran Rico, Ivan Alejo and Ivan Ramis due to injury.

Charles and Takashi Inui are used from the off, meanwhile, coming in for Sergi Enrich and Kike as Los Armeros aim to build on a run that has seen them score just three times in their first eight games.

Real Madrid: Casilla; Nacho, Varane, Ramos, Theo Hernandez; Casemiro, Modric, Ceballos; Isco, Asensio, Cristiano Ronaldo
Subs: Moha, Kroos, Benzema, Marcelo, Lucas, Llorente, Achraf

Eibar: Dmitrovic; Capa, Paulo Oliveira, Lomban, Jose Angel; Arbilla, Rivera, Escalante, Jordan; Charles, Inui
Subs: Riesgo, Galvez, Enrich, Bebe, Pena, Kike, Junca

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Saturday's key events


TRIATHLON
· After silvers in both the men's and women's events, Team GB will be fancied to get on the podium again in the mixed relay (11.30pm-1am)

SWIMMING
· Touted as Michael Phelps's successor, Caeleb Dressel already has two gold medals from these Games and he will be going for a third in the men's 50m butterfly final (2.30am)
· It is Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus III in the women's 800m freestyle final, with Ledecky entering as firm favourite (2.46am)
· Great Britain will be heavily fancied to add another gold medal to their swimming haul, having produced by far the fastest qualifying time for the mixed 4x100m medley relay final (3.43am)

ATHLETICS
· Dina Asher-Smith is one of three British women in the 100m semi-finals (3.01am-3.20am), and will hope to challenge for a medal in what is likely to be a star-studded final (1.50pm)
· The inaugural Olympic 4x400m mixed relay event concludes with Great Britain one of the eight finalists going for gold (1.35pm)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB's dreams of an unlikely gold are still alive in the women's event as they face France in their semi-final (3.30am). The winners will face either New Zealand or Fiji in the gold medal match later in the day (10am)

SAILING
· Gold medals are up for grabs in the windsurfer - RS:X finals. Emma Wilson participates for Team GB in the women's final (6.33am), while Tom Squires is in action in the men's (7.33am)

TENNIS
· Following his shock semi-final defeat, ending his hopes of a Golden Slam in 2021, Novak Djokovic battles for bronze against Pablo Carreno Busta (7am)
· The women's singles event reaches its conclusion with the gold medal match between Belinda Bencic and Marketa Vondrousova

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