LIVE: Real Madrid v Villarreal

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

LIVE: Real Madrid v Villarreal

Join us for live updates from the La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Villarreal at the Bernabeu.

FT: Real Madrid 0 - 1 Villarreal! The 'Yellow Submarines' shock the Bernabeu by grabbing a winner in the 86th minute through Fornals. Zidane's frustrations continue after his team drop another 3 points.
Lucas Vazquez is booked as Real's frustration topples onto the pitch.
GOAL: Villarreal 1-0 !!! On a counter from their own 18-yard box, Fornals chips Navas with a beauty after the Real Madrid keeper saved their previous shot from Unal. The Bernabeu is shocked.
From a corner, Kroos plays in Marcelo who shots a cross along the six-yard box but both Asensio and Ronaldo fail to put it on target.
Final substitution for the 'Yellow Submarines': Rukavina is brought on for Samu Castillejo.
Vazquez sets up Modric just inside the 18-yard box who hits his shot high of the crossbar.
Villarreal take Bacca off, replacing him with Unal.
Double substitution for Madrid: Asensio and Vazquez are brought on for Bale and Isco as Zidane tries to revitalise his attack.
Ronaldo tries again from outside the box but his shot is weak and easily scooped up by Asenjo.
Villarreal are straight down the other end with Bacca but his shot misses the target, hitting the side netting instead.
Cross from the left-hand side by Isco is parried out by Asenjo, who arguably has been the star of the show so far.
First yellow of the game for 'Los Blancos'. Dani Carvajal is booked for a tactical foul on Bacca.
Ronaldo shoots again and is blocked by Asenjo. This seems to be the pattern of the match.
Great opportunity for Madrid! A lofting ball into the box finds Kroos who connects well to force another save from first-half star Asenjo.
Another early chance for the 'Yellow Submarines', substitute Cheryshev takes a shot from outside the box but it's a poor effort that goes out for a goal-kick.
Early chance for Villarreal with a run through centre field by Fornals before his shot is stopped by Madrid's defenders
The second-half is under way! Cheryshev is brought on for Raba by Villarreal. Let's hope it's as exciting as the first.
HT: Real Madrid 0-0 Villarreal: The referee blows for half-time ending an exciting first 45 minutes at the Bernabeu. Madrid have had the vast majority of chances with Asenjo keeping the 'Yellow Submarines' in it but Villarreal are also causing problems on the counter.
Asenjo with another reflex save for Villarreal after Ronaldo is put through on goal by a beautiful pass from Isco.
First yellow card of the game for Villarreal's Bacca after a tussle with Casemiro. Tensions are rising as the game remains 0-0 with a few more minutes till half-time.
Isco puts Bale through who tries a floating shot into the top-right corner but he misses the target.
Isco puts a ball in from the right but Bale doesn't have enough time to react and the ball bounces off him for a goal-kick.
Madrid appeal for a penalty after a cross from Kroos rebounds off Bale and hits the hand of Alvaro but the referee disagrees that it was intentional.
Another chance for Ronaldo from the right-hand side, this time he smashes it at the goal but again it goes wide.
From the right-hand side, Ronaldo chips Asenjo but his shot goes angonishingly wide of the left post.
Chance for Villarreal! After a formidable pass from Fornals, Nacho's shot is blocked by Navas and the Madrid defenders.
Very open first 25 minutes for the La Liga clash with both sides having chances to go 1-0 up.
From the resulting free-kick, Ronaldo gets it over the wall and Asenjo is forced to make another great save to keep the score at 0-0.
Real Madrid have a free-kick in a very promising position after a foul by Villarreal.
Chance for Madrid! Marcelo finds himself in space outside the box and forces a save from Asenjo.
Foul for Madrid in a good position but no one can finish off Kroos' ball.
Bale's headed goal is ruled offside by the official. Very close call!
Great interception from Varane who stops a dangerous through ball for Villarreal.
First chances on goal for Madrid with a shot from Ronaldo, before Isco and Modric also fail infront of goal.
Varane intervenes in a shot from Bacca after the Colombian combined with Fornals.
Carvajal steals the ball in a dangerous area but can't put Bale through.
We are underway at the Bernebeu.
The teams have emerged from the tunnel. Kick-off is only a few minutes away!
With strong rain, the grass will be pretty fast. Could be a difficult day for the two goalkeepers.
Bale and Ronaldo getting some shooting practice in before kick-off. Only 15 minutes to go!
Real Madrid are hoping to close the gap on leaders and arch-rivals Barcelona to 13 points with a win at home today.
Warm-ups are well under way at the Bernabeu:
Here is how the Madrid stars arrived earlier:
Villarreal: Asenjo, Mario Gaspar, Bonera, Alvaro, Jaume Costa, Samu Castille, Rodrigo, Fornals, Trigueros, Raba and Bacca
Real Madrid: Navas, Carvajal, Varane, Nacho, Marcelo, Modric, Casemiro, Isco, Kroos, Bale and Ronaldo.
Hello and welcome. Can Real Madrid discover some form in their La Liga clash with Villarreal today?
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