Belgium captain Eden Hazard was on fire as his two assists helped Real Madrid cruise to a 3-1 win against Eibar, KimTrendNaija reports.
Real Madrid got their opener through Toni Kroos with just 4 minutes gone in the game.
The game was called to a halt as the goal was being reviewed by VAR but it was later given.
The game kept going the way of Madrid with Eden Hazard causing so much threat to Eibar defense.
The second goal came through Sergio Ramos who raced through and met an Eden Hazard pass to make it 2-0.
Karim Benzema can close making it the third but his finish was poor resulting in an easy save by the goalkeeper.
Hazard also found himself in a goal-scoring situation but he was unable to place the ball inside the net.
The third finally came as Brazilian Marcelo converted a clear opportunity presented to him by Eibar.
The first half ended 3-0 with Real Madrid cruising in the match like it was a training session.
Edu Exposito almost pulls one back for Eibar after his shot was parried by Thibaut Courtois.
It was another ball game as Real Madrid was unable to create the same spark they created in the first 45.
Pedro Bigas got one back for Eibar as the scoreline turns 3-1 with Madrid looking displaced.
The referee later called for play to be stopped as the goal was checked for possible offside which there wasn’t.
The game began to look well out of Madrid’s control as the away team puts pressure on them.
The game was stopped in the 76th minute for water break due to the harsh weather condition.
Zidane’s side was lucky enough not to have conceded again before full time whistle was blown.
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