Real Madrid were having a bad day. News about Luka Modric’s injury had filtered through, followed by another blow in the form of James Rodriguez pulling up just before kickoff.
Eibar twisted the knife with an early goal, but almost inevitably Real Madrid have battled their way back into the game.
Watch the video below to see Gareth Bale put Madrid back on terms with Eibar with a towering header at the far post:
?: Gareth Bale’s goal against Eibar in the 2015/16 season. pic.twitter.com/o0RNEN3tCQ
— SupportingBale (@SupportingBale) October 2, 2016