Published: Sun, April 07, 2019
Sport | By Ruben Hill

Eden Hazard Close To Agreement With Real Madrid

Eden Hazard Close To Agreement With Real Madrid

Benzema had two efforts ruled offside before he headed home twice in the second half, in nearly identical fashion, in the 59th and 81st minutes to give his side the lead.

Luka Modric forced goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic into his first save of the game just after the half time break from a long-range shot.

Chelsea superstar and the Belgium National team Captain Eden Hazard is closing on a move to Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain. "This season we will not win anything, we know that, and playing for nothing is hard, and all that is said outside does not help".

"As I said, I'm already finishing this year with Chelsea, I still have a year of contract after this year, we'll see".

In the 39th minute, as the fans' frustration was reaching its peak, Eibar scored, a crisp move down the left ending with a cute pass from Gonzalo Escalante to Cardona, who chipped into the net.

FW Marco Asensio, 6 - Suffered among the general apathy of the first half, but did provide an excellent hanging cross from the right wing for Benzema's equaliser.

The hosts had the ball in the back of the net after 11 minutes when through Bale's close-range strike, however the Welshman's effort was ruled out for offside.

Despite having the majority of possession, Los Blancos failed to find a cutting edge for much of the match, often misplacing passes out into touch or to the feet of the Eibar players.

Real remain third in La Liga, 12 points behind leaders Barcelona, who face second-placed Atletico Madrid on Sunday.

FW Lucas Vazquez, 7 - His increased work rate helped after he replaced Bale.

Benzema, who only managed five La Liga goals last season, has scored 26 goals in all competitions this term.

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