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Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, Madrid Derby Highlights: Real Madrid back in title fight after 3-1 derby victory

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, Madrid Derby Highlights: Gareth Bale scored his 100th Real Madrid goal as they the visitors overtook their rivals into second place.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: February 9, 2019 11:13:18 pm
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, Madrid Derby Highlights: Real Madrid is ready for another enthralling battle as they take on local rivals Atletico at their home on Saturday. (AP Photo)

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, Madrid Derby Highlights: Real Madrid’s continued their improvement under Santiago Solari with another convincing win over city rivals Atletico Madrid by a margin of 3-1 on Saturday. Gareth Bale scored his 100th Real Madrid goal as they beat Atletico in the Madrid derby to overtake their rivals into second place.

Real went ahead in the 16th minute when Casemiro slotted home a spectacular overhead volley but Antoine Griezmann equalised a little bit later. However, Sergio Ramos restored the lead with a penalty while Bale converted in the second half to complete the rout. Atletico ended with 10 men after Thomas Partey was shown a second yellow card.

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Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid: Highlights

22:41 (IST)09 Feb 2019
Full Time: Real Madrid 3-1 Atletico Madrid

Goals from Casemiro, Sergio Ramos (Pen) and Gareth Bale are enough to secure 3 points on the road for Real Madrid. Gareth Bale scored his 100th goal for the visitors. Real move into the second spot in La Liga table

22:37 (IST)09 Feb 2019

Another chance for Real as Karim Benzema whips in a cross for Bale at the back post but the Welshman puts his header over. Another chance goes begging by. 3 mins likely to be added on. RMA 3-1 ATM

22:31 (IST)09 Feb 2019

Poor challenge by Thomas Partey on Kroos. Second Yellow for him and he is off-Atletico are down to 10 men.  RMA 3-1 ATM

22:24 (IST)09 Feb 2019

GOAL! Gareth Bale has scored! Wonderful finish from the left foot to slot it past Oblak. Real Madrid stretches their lead by 2 goals. RMA 3-1 ATM

22:21 (IST)09 Feb 2019
75 mins

Kalinic comes on for Morata. Saul goes into the book now.  RMA 2-1 ATM

22:15 (IST)09 Feb 2019
Past the hour-mark

62 mins gone and plenty of late challenges, which aren't intimidating Real, they are merely giving them rest and frustrating the crowd.  RMA 2-1 ATM

22:04 (IST)09 Feb 2019

Gareth Bale comes on for Vinicius Jr (5.5 km distance covered). An attacking change for the visitors. A change for the hosts as well as Vitollo replaces Lemar. RMA 2-1 ATM

22:02 (IST)09 Feb 2019
55 mins

Morata Scores! But referee deems it as an OFFSIDE! VAR confirms the same- The goal does not stand- Morata is distraught!  RMA 2-1 ATM

21:58 (IST)09 Feb 2019
Chance for Morata

Alvaro Morata has a chance in the early mins of the second half. But a poor first touch lets him down. The shot is wide. RMA 2-1 ATM

21:57 (IST)09 Feb 2019
Second Half begins

Saul gets the second half underway? How will Atletico Madrid respond? RMA 2-1 ATM

21:38 (IST)09 Feb 2019

Half-Time: RMA 2-1 ATM A lively first half comes to an end. Real Madrid lead by a goal as Casemiro and Ramos find the back of the net. Greizmann with the one for the hosts. How will Atleti respond?  Stay tuned for all live updates 

21:32 (IST)09 Feb 2019

Vinicius Jr goes down in the box! Referee awards a penalty. VAR confirms it- Sergio Ramos steps up and slots it low into the left-hand corner past Oblak! Real lead again. RMA 2-1 ATM

21:29 (IST)09 Feb 2019
36 mins

Ramos faces loud boos as he argues with the referee. Meanwhile, Kroos takes a good shot from the outside. RMA 1-1 ATM

21:23 (IST)09 Feb 2019
30 mins

Atletico are keeping possession-buoyed by the huge cheers from the home fans.  Wave after wave of attacks from Atleti. RMA 1-1 ATM

21:18 (IST)09 Feb 2019
Atletico Madrid equalize!

Drama at Metropolitano: First the goal by Griezmann is disallowed as offside! But VAR comes into play & the decision is overturned. Atletico Madrid equalize. RMA 1-1 ATM

21:08 (IST)09 Feb 2019

A spectacular overhead kick by Casemiro puts Real Madrid ahead in the 16th minute. Once again Atleti concede from a corner. All the defenders were busy marking Ramos and Casemiro found enough space to go for the ambitious effort. We were just telling you about it. Simeone is furious at the touchline. RMA 1-0 ATM

21:03 (IST)09 Feb 2019
11 mins

Opening for Real as Luka Modric powers a header just wide of the post. No harm was done. The corners are piling up for Real. RMA 0-0 ATM

21:02 (IST)09 Feb 2019
First Chance!

Partey makes a good run into the box and shoots with the left foot- but its wide. Atletico looking threatening early on. RMA 0-0 ATM

20:58 (IST)09 Feb 2019
5 mins

Positive start from the Atletico. Right on the front foot from the start. But Real are unperturbed and are happy to sit back and let Atletico have the possession. RMA 0-0 ATM

20:49 (IST)09 Feb 2019

Before the start of the Derbi we'll keep a minute of silence in memory of Isacio Calleja. Rest in peace! Real Madrid get the game going. Both sides are in their traditional colours. Most of the initial play is concentrated around the Real flank.

Predicted line-ups-

Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Arias, Gimenez, Godin, Lucas; Thomas, Rodri, Saul, Correa; Griezmann, Morata.

Real Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Reguilon; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Vazquez, Benzema, Vinicius.

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