P Fornals (87)
R Madrid vs Villarreal
Spanish La Liga
3:15pm Saturday 13th January
WATCH: REAL MADRID 0-1 VILLARREAL
REAL MADRID 0-1 VILLARREAL
IT'S OVER. In every sense of the word for Real Madrid.
What do we make of that then? A real smash and grab at the end for Villarreal as the two substitutes combine to set up Fornals for the winner. Real struggled to make chances in the second half after being denied by Asenjo in the first, but they really should have had a penalty when Gaspar felled Ronaldo right on half time.
In the end though it was left to Fornals, the coolest man inside the Bernabeu, to lob a sublime winner and surely knock Real out of the title race.
Over to you tomorrow Barca...
REAL MADRID 0-1 VILLARREAL
90: Three minutes added on.
GOAL! REAL MADRID 0-1 VILLARREAL (Fornals, 87)
Astonishing! It looks as though Villarreal have won it!
It's a superb break from a Real corner and Cheryshev slips in the substitute Unal who sees his shot saved by Navas but on the rebound Fornals keeps his composure to clip a delightful lob over Navas and just beneath the bar.
Real Madrid aren't going to be champions this season.
REAL MADRID 0-0 VILLARREAL
85: Lucas tries to get in down the left but his cross-shot is weak and Asenjo gathers.
Real running out of time.
82: CHANGE. Castillejo is off for Villarreal and on comes Rukavina the Serb.
80: Oh Modric! He's crashed one over the bar here from a great position 18 yards out. He's hot all the time he could have hoped for the Croatian and he's leaned back and hoisted his strike high over the top.
77: That penalty Real were denied when Gaspar tripped Ronaldo just before half-time is beginning to look like it could be the thorn in Real's side today.
Unless something big happens in these last 12 minutes it's going to prove crucial.
75: CHANGE for Villarreal. Bacca is off up front and the Unal is on. Are they going for it?
73: Ronaldo looks to dart in behind but there's a quick flag raised by the linesman.
This is looking set to be the fourth game since that 73-game scoring run ended that Real have failed to find the net.
REAL MADRID 0-0 VILLARREAL
68: CHANGE: Here comes Asensio for Real as Isco makes way.
Lucas is thrown on too in place of Bale. That one is a surprise.
66: Ronaldo is so out of sorts right now. This is a really poor effort from a decent position and it's straight down the throat of Asenjo.
When's it going to turn for him?
65: Marcelo getting cross with himself as his attempted ball into the box is cut out.
61: And now it's Bacca's turn to rattle the side-netting. The cut-back is straight into his feet and after a little shimmy to lose his man he pulls the trigger and Navas is relieved to see it slam into the net on the wrong side of the post.
58: Bacca calls on Navas here to make a decent stop. Nothing too spectacular, but he's had so little to do today that his concentration could have been found wanting. Consummate professional though the Costa Rican.
57: YELLOW Carvajal is late here on Bacca and gets himself a yellow.
55: Marcelo attacking with trademark gusto down the left but it's a great block in that Villarreal defence to see it out for a corner. What a threat he's been down the years though the Brazilian full-back.
53: Bacca's come out with a point to prove in the second half I would say. Lots of running and muscle from the Colombian.
51: Kroos with a first-time drive from a floated cross but it's right at Asenjo. He didn't have to be at his brilliant best to keep that one out did the goalkeeper.
48: CHANCE! Oh Cheryshev should score here against his old club. The Russian robs Casemiro in midfield and dances through the Real defence, and just when you think he's going to bury it he drags it badly past Navas's left-hand post.
Gorgeous build-up-up from Cheryshev but a dreadful finish. Big chance wasted and a massive let-off for Real.
47: Carvajal does well here as he squeezes out Fornals as he goes to shoot. Good defending that.
REAL MADRID 0-0 VILLARREAL
46: Off we go and there's been a change for the second half, Raba is off for Villarreal and on comes the Russian Cheryshev.
And that's half-time. One name stands out from that first-half, Villarreal goalkeeper Asenjo. One stunning save from Marcelo's drive, another from Ronaldo's free-kick and then what about that point-blank block from the Portuguese right on half-time. Should it have been a penalty though? Yes, absolutely.
At the other end, Fornals looks good in possession and that one ball in particular for Bacca was a striker's dream. Alas the finish from Bacca wasn't and Navas saved well, and that's why it's 0-0 at the break.
45: SAVE! Oh and what a save! Isco with a drilled low ball and Ronaldo at the far post absolutely cannot miss but his close-range flick is brilliantly blocked by Asenjo diving at his feet.
It was superb goalkeeping but Ronaldo is furious he hasn't been given a penalty for the little kick given to him by Alvaro as he shaped to shoot.
Ronaldo stayed on his feet but there's no doubt the nick from Carvajal made a difference to his shot. Should have been a penalty.
43: YELLOW. Bacca goes in the book for explaining himself a little too vigorously to the referee after a foul goes against him. Or it could have been for a kick on Varane. Either way it was completely avoidable.
43: Bale gathers it from Isco out on the left of the penalty box but as he cuts inside he can't find his range and the shot sails wide.
40: Villarreal's turn to have a bit of possession now. The Real faithful are getting tetchy.
They'll be hoping their team can keep it away from Fornals because if he can spend some serious time on the ball with those magic passing boots of his the Bernabeu really will have something to grumble about.
38: CLOSE! Bale looking to turn Isco's low cross in to the bottom corner with the back-heel but it's just past the near post. It was the only thing Bale could do once the ball from Isco had arrived just behind his stride.
37: Oh and suddenly Alvaro has space at the far post for Villarreal! The free-kick is floated in and the full-back had pulled away unnoticed but he can't make the most of it and Navas gathers.
35: Nacho getting the better of Fornals again as the Villarreal man looks to break away down the right. He needs to stay on top his game here Nacho because Fornals has already shown us what a wizard he can be with the ball at his feet.
32: It was the side-netting it looks like on closer inspection from that Ronaldo strike, but it was still so close to the opener.
This is the point where you would expect Real firing on full cylinders to put Villarreal to the sward and then see the half out. The pressure is coming, but the goal won't.
30: CLOSE! Straight up the other end and it's Real's turn to go close, Modric with the perfect ball to Ronaldo but Asenjo is out to narrow the angle and the ball slips beyond the far post.
OFF THE POST! Then immediately Ronaldo is in again, dipping one way and the other and pulling back that left foot, only to see the ball come back off the outside of the post.
Villarreal are tottering.
28:Oh, what a ball this is! It's Fornals picking it up 30 yards out and he performs some sorcery with the outside of his boot to play in Bacca but the Milan loanee can't beat Navas who's out quickly.
28: Fornals puts pressure on Nacho but the Real defender has the pace and the strength to see the ball out for a throw in. Nacho's had the edge when those two have clashed so far.
27: Villarreal are going to break here are they?
Well it looked like it for a moment but the ball doesn't fit the run and the linesman's flag goes up.
25: There was a deflection and then a touch from Asenjo before Ronaldo's free-kick crashed off the crossbar. It was one of the best that a goal-shy Ronaldo has hit this season but his luck wasn't in.
Asenjo is looking like Villarreal's most important asset so far today.
23: OFF THE BAR! It's classic Ronaldo from the free-kick, hoisting it up and over the wall and dropping just onto the cross bar and away.
It's a corner that's been given so it looks like Asenjo is getting some credit for helping the ball on its way.
20: Isco gets to the byline and dinks a cut back into the box but it's a clumsy piece of goalkeeping from Asenjo who gathers at the third attempt.
Such difficult conditions fro s goalkeeper in this driving rain.
17: SAVE! Marcello lines on up from some distance and it's a flying save from Asenjo to keep it out.
15: Real are really stamping their authority on this now. Villarreal can't really get out.
13: Bale's put the ball in the goal but it's not going to count. Ronaldo heads on from a corner and Bale is there almost on the line to prod it in with his head but there's little question that the Welshman had strayed.
11: Varane saves his team here. Attempted through-ball from Castillejo looking for Bacca but a superb sliding interception from the centre-back to cut out the danger.
There's been a bit of a negative response to the team so far from the Bernabeu faithful and it could have all turned very nasty if Varane hadn't been on his toes there.
9: Carvajal was missed at right-back for Real in that surrender to Celta Vigo last time out. He's not had much to do so far today but his return has been a welcome positive for Zidane.
8: There's many plastic ponchos behind Asenjo's goal. It really is filthy weather in Madrid.
Isco looks to bend one at goal but it bounces away for a corner from the deflection.
7: It's a young midfield for Villarreal today and they've shown lots of energy early on. Moving the ball well, looking for holes to run into. It's been good stuff so far.
6: Mario with a reaching cross for Villarreal but it's over the head of everyone.
4: Zidane wasn't too chipper in his press conference yesterday, perhaps unsurprisingly. The pressure's ramping up on him for the first time in his Real tenure.
The connection between the manager and his players seems to be under strain lately.
3: Bacca trying to be a bit too clever for his own good as he looks to scoop a cross into the Real box. Could have done with something a little more sensible there from the Colombian.
1: Off we go then!
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