LIVE: Real Madrid vs Alaves – Zinedine Zidane’s men looking to continue flawless post-lockdown record with an eighth-straight win, which would open up four-point gap to rivals Barcelona
- Real Madrid welcome Alaves to the Bernabeu tonight for their LaLiga clash
- UK viewers can watch the game on Premier Sports/LaLiga TV from 9pm BST
- LaLiga table – as it stands
Real Madrid welcome Alaves to the Bernabeu in LaLiga’s Friday night action.
Zinedine Zidane’s men are flying high at the top of the table and have won all seven games since football in Spain made its long-awaited return, while Alaves are in the fight for survival are are sitting just three points above the relegation zone.
A win for the hosts would open up a four-point gap to rivals Barcelona and make them firm favourite to go on to lift the league title. But three points for Alaves are just as crucial for very different reasons.
Sportsmail’s ALEC FENN will provide you with all the live updates for the match, plus all the build-up and lineups before the action gets started at 9pm BST.
2 – Mendy has just created the first opening of the night with a surging run down the left before crossing the ball into the box, forcing the Alaves goalkeeper to palm clear.
1 – We’re off and under way – let’s hope for an entertaining encounter…
Victory tonight will see Madrid move seven points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga, though Barca will have two games in hand on their bitter rivals.
Zinedine Zidane has tweaked his starting XI for tonight’s game, with Varane replacing Sergio Ramos and Toni Kroos returning in place of Valverde.
Good evening, we’ll have all the action from the Bernabeu as Real Madrid look to take another step towards winning LaLiga against Alaves tonight.
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