Real Madrid V R. Sociedad - As it happened.

Matt Morley by Matt Morley @rfutbol - 0 6,822

Pin Official lineups for the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Real Sociedad. BeSoccer
Official lineups for the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Real Sociedad. BeSoccer

Real Madrid V R. Sociedad - As it happened.

Matt Morley by Matt Morley @rfutbol - 0 6,822

Join us for live text updates of the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Real Sociedad at the Bernabeu.

LIVE
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FT: Real Madrid 5-2 Real Sociedad. What a game! Goals from Lucas Vazquez, Toni Kroos and a hat-trick from Cristiano Ronaldo help Real Madrid to a comfortable victory, with Jon Bautista and Asier Illarramendi on target for the visitors.
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What a miss! Benzema directs Bale's low cross from the left over the bar from six yards. You've got to score those!
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Kovacic is booked for protesting a decision.
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2 minutes added on.
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Ronaldo somehow heads wide after a pinpoint ball in from Kroos.
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Bale shoots tamely wide with the outside of his boot from the edge of the box.
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Zubeldia sees a low effort easily saved by Navas.
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Juanmi is replaced by Guridi for Sociedad.
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GOAL! SOCIEDAD! ILLARRAMENDI! A corner from the left is headed back across goal and the midfielder is on hand to turn the ball home from six yards.
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GOAL! REAL MADRID! RONALDO! Rulli can only parry Bale's strike from range and Ronaldo rounds the goalkeeper to roll into the empty net.
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No real sign of a late turnaround here.
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Illarramendi blocks an effort from Marcelo right under Rulli's nose.
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GOAL! SOCIEDAD! BAUTISTA! Bautista finds space inbetween the centre-back and right-back before gathering to slot past Navas at the near post.
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Asensio makes way for Gareth Bale.
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Illarramendi takes it but his effort lands on the roof of the net. Close from the former Real Madrid man!
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A dangerous free-kick here as Kovacic fells Juanmi on the edge of the box.
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Real are seemingly looking to save their legs ahead of the PSG game now.
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Isco and Kovacic replace Modric and Vazquez for Real.
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Vazquez sees a dangerous cross from the left headed away at the far post.
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Bautista and Zubeldia replace Canales and Zurutuza for Sociedad.
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Juanmi loops a header into the arms of Navas after a cross form Odriozola.
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Kroos meets Vazquez's cross but his effort is straight at Rulli.
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OFF THE POST! Juanmi rises highest to meet a corner from the left but his effort clips the post and goes behind.
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Can Sociedad regain some pride in this second half?
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Carvajal is booked for catching Canales.
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De La Bella is booked for coming in from behind on Vazquez.
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We're back underway here!
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HT: Real Madrid 4-0 Real Sociedad. What a half of football! Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo (2), Lucas Vazquez and Toni Kroos give Real a huge lead at the break.
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Real Madrid have been untouchable so far today, Sociedad are yet to have a shot.
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It should be five. Marcelo drives forward down the left before pulling the ball back for Asensio but his effort is deflected wide with the goal at his mercy.
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GOAL! REAL MADRID! RONALDO! The Portuguese meets Kroos' corner from the right and plans a header past Rulli to make it 4-0. Unai Emery won't be getting much sleep tonight watching this.
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GOAL! REAL MADRID! KROOS! Textbook Toni. The ball is played to the German on the edge of the box and he passes to ball into the top corner. Classy stuff and surely game over.
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OFF THE POST! Ramos heads the ball back across goal and Ronaldo looks poised to convert, only for his effort to crash back off the upright.
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CHANCE! Ronaldo rounds Rulli after being player in by Modric. He cuts the ball back for Benzema but his effort is deflected over the bar by a retreating defender with Rulli nowhere to be seen. So close!
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Real could put this game to bed by half-time at this rate.
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GOAL! REAL MADRID! RONALDO! Marcelo fizzes a low ball into the centre and Ronaldo is on hand to steer the Brazilian's cutback home from 12 yards. Easy!
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Confident football from Real as they stroke the ball about with purpose in midfield.
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Ronaldo sees an effort from the edge of the box blocked before Asensio's header is easily gathered by Rulli.
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Sociedad are struggling to keep possession as Real ruthlessly hunt them down.
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Sociedad's biggest threat is coming from full-back Alvaro Odriozola as he sees a cross blocked behind.
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Complete domination from Real now. Where has this version of 'Los Blancos' been so far this season?
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Ronaldo lashes over at the far post after a cross from the right.
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OFF THE POST! What a chance! Marcelo bursts away though the middle and finds Benzema but his effort is just about deflected onto the post by Rulli.
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A spell of possession now for Sociedad after that early hammer blow.
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GOAL! REAL MADRID! LUCAS VAZQUEZ! What a start! Ronaldo shows some quick feet down the left and crosses into the box where Lucas Vazquez is waiting to head past Rulli.
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We're underway here!
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The teams are out on the pitch and we'll be underway shortly!
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A sign of things to come?
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Warm-ups are underway here:
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Here's how the hosts arrived a little earlier:
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A sneak peek inside the Real Madrid dressing room:
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So, Gareth Bale, Casemiro and Nacho are the lucky souls rested ahead of the game against PSG, with Zinedine Zidane opting to name a relatively strong side today.
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Real Sociedad: Rulli; Odriozola, Elustondo, Raul Navas, De La Bella; Illarramendi, Canales, Zurutuza; Xabi Prieto, Juanmi, Oyarzabal. Subs: Ramirez, Llorente, Zubeldia, Agirretxe, Rodrigues, Bautista, Guridi.
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Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Kroos, Modric, Asensio; Vazquez, Benzema, Ronaldo. Subs: Casilla, Nacho, Bale, Casemiro, Achraf, Isco, Kovacic.
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Hello and welcome! A big test for Real Madrid today ahead of their Champions League clash against PSG in midweek. The hosts can move third with a win today.
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