Madrid Derby Live Coverage

(Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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The Madrid Derby is finally here! Come join us for our live match coverage.

Final Whistle! Atletico Madrid 0-3 Real Madrid

Fun Fact: Not only did Cristiano extend his record of La Liga hat-tricks (32), but also extended his record of career hat-tricks for an active player (44)

GOAL! Cristiano Ronaldo does it again! Gareth Bale played a counter beautifully and outpaced his marker. He crossed the ball in for Cristiano, who slotted it into the net easily. Cristiano completed his hat trick in the match where he became the top scorer in the history of the Madrid Derby

Real Madrid lead 3-0

GOAL! Cristiano Ronaldo converts a penalty. Cristiano won the penalty after Savic tripped him. Real Madrid now lead 2-0

67′ Isco tries a shot from 39 yards out, but Oblak sends it out for a corner

60′ Atletico Madrid have been relentless this second half. Real Madrid are attempting to play the counter, but we’ll have to see how that works out for them

49′ Two back to back chances for Atletico. They’re definitely playing a more attack-based football

HALF TIME! Real Madrid have clearly been the superior side. Simeone will have to make some changes if he wants to stay in the match. Here’s some stats brought to you by Squawka

39′ We’re so close to a second goal. Marcelo saw his shot deflected by the backline but wins a corner

31′ Marcelo with a beautiful through ball for Isco. Isco was unfortunately called offside

30′ Cristiano Ronaldo almost nets his second goal. He didn’t manage to get a solid connection on the ball though

26′ Gabi fouled Modric and earned the first yellow card of the match

23′ GOAL: Ronaldo takes the free kick and sees his shot deflected off Savic. Real Madrid lead 1-0

21′ Modric with a ground shot on target! Oblak is the reason Atletico haven’t conceded

20′ Isco plays a fast corner with Marcelo but Real miss their chance

14′ Cristiano Ronaldo attempts a volley but misses the ball…Unlucky

11′ Cristiano Ronaldo almost makes the score 1-0 with a great header. Oblak managed to get a hand on the ball

10′ Nacho is on the floor. It seems he twisted his ankle

9′ The first real shot of the match. Saul attempts a volley but the shot is off target

6′ Real Madrid clear a free kick by Carrasco

2′ Bale concedes a free kick Real’s own third


2:36pm EST: The players have begun their warm up session

2:25pm EST: Less than 20 minutes away from kick off!

1:52pm EST: Real Madrid have announced their Starting XI. Interesting to note that they can play both a 4-3-3 and a 4-2-2 comfortably with this line up

1:00pm EST: Nacho has been confirmed to take over Sergio Ramos’s spot in the starting XI

11:51pm EST: A few match stats

11:21pm EST: Only 3 hours to go till the Madrid Derby. In the meanwhile, here’s a video to get you guys hyped up