Marcelino Garcia Toral prepares a substitution. Goncalo Guedes is replaced by Denis Cheryshev (Valencia).
Luka Modric (Real Madrid) takes the corner and sends it into the penalty area, but the opposition's defence is ready and makes a good clearance.
The referee points to the corner flag and Real Madrid will take a corner. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) sends a lofted cross into the box which is headed clear.
The ball rebounds out to Marcelo (Real Madrid) on the edge of the box. He immediately strikes for goal, but sends the ball high over the bar.
Luka Modric (Real Madrid) steps up to take the corner. He launches the ball into the penalty area, but it only finds the head of an opposing player who clears the danger.
Lucas (Real Madrid) tries to send the ball in front of the goal, but the opposition's defence averts the threat. The ball goes out of play. Real Madrid are awarded a corner kick.
Real Madrid are showcasing great team work by exchanging some short passes and one-two passes, waiting to open the opposition's defence and hit them swiftly on the break.
This yellow card was deserved. The tackle by Daniel Parejo (Valencia) was quite harsh and Santiago Jaime Latre didn't hesitate to show him a yellow card.
Zinedine Zidane has decided to introduce fresh legs, with Isco (Real Madrid) replacing Toni Kroos.
The referee signals that it is time for a substitution and Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) is coming onto the pitch as Marco Asensio cannot continue after picking up an injury.
The referee demonstrates he won't tolerate this behaviour. Alvaro Odriozola (Real Madrid) is given a yellow card.
Marco Asensio (Real Madrid) tries to send a low pass into the box, but it's blocked and cleared.
Rodrigo (Valencia) makes a good run with the ball, but his shot from the edge of the penalty area goes just wide of the left post. Terrific solo effort, though.
Lucas (Real Madrid) hasn't suffered any serious injury which would see him leave the pitch. He's back in the game now.
Lucas (Real Madrid) is writhing in pain and can now receive medical treatment after the referee signals for the physio to come onto the pitch.
Goncalo Guedes (Valencia) robs an opponent of the ball and explodes in anger when Santiago Jaime Latre blows for a foul.
Marcelo (Real Madrid) picks up a pass and tries his luck from mid-range towards the middle of the goal, but Neto is equal to it and makes an easy save.
Geoffrey Kondogbia (Valencia) times his run into the box beautifully and plants a good looking header at goal from the corner, but the ball flashes just wide of the left post.
Daniel Parejo (Valencia) takes the ball to the corner flag and sends it into the box.
Valencia force a corner. Their opponents will face another attacking threat. Carlos Soler (Valencia) is the one to unleash a good effort towards the bottom right corner. His shot, however, is saved by the goalkeeper. What a save!
Alvaro Odriozola (Real Madrid) tries to slide the ball through to a teammate but it's well blocked by a defender.
Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) gets himself onto the end of the corner, but his header is blocked.
Corner kick. Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) is ready to send the ball into the box.
Marcelo (Real Madrid) serves up a nice cross, but the defence clears the danger. Corner kick. Real Madrid will have an opportunity.
Lucas (Real Madrid) gives away a foul for a fierce tackle on an opponent.
Jose Gaya (Valencia) is caught offside, but it was a really close call.
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Alvaro Odriozola (Real Madrid) sends a pass into the box, but his attempt is thwarted and cleared.
The second half has just started.
There will be nothing more to see in the first half. The whistle blowing of Santiago Jaime Latre has ended it.
Mouctar Diakhaby (Valencia) outjumped his marker after a well-taken corner, but his header goes wide of the target.
Daniel Parejo (Valencia) will take the corner.
Valencia are just stroking the ball across the park now, but the defence is doing very well breaking up their possession. The ball is out of play. Valencia win a corner kick.
The fourth official shows 1 min. of added time.
Luka Modric (Real Madrid) sends a lofted cross into the penalty area. Unfortunately for him, the opponent's defence deals with his cross comfortably and intercepts it.
Marco Asensio (Real Madrid) latches on to an accurate pass on the edge of the box and unleashes a strong shot towards goal, but his effort is denied by the well positioned keeper.
Santiago Jaime Latre blows his whistle. Alvaro Odriozola (Real Madrid) commits a foul after dangerous play.
An accurate pass to the edge of the box is well taken by Rodrigo (Valencia), whose instinctive shot towards goal flashes inches wide of the left post.
Geoffrey Kondogbia (Valencia) pounced on a rebound on the edge of the box and his shot goes a whisker over the crossbar.
Carlos Soler slings in a great lofted ball towards Kevin Gameiro (Valencia), who doesn't get the best of contacts but still sends a close-range header inches wide of the left post.
Goal! Goncalo Guedes (Valencia) takes a short pass from Carlos Soler in his stride in the box, jinks inside his man and unleashes an unstoppable shot into the bottom left corner. 1:0.
A dangerous looking corner kick from Daniel Parejo (Valencia) is cleared to safety by the defence.
Marco Asensio (Real Madrid) seems to be alright and is okay to carry on.
Marco Asensio (Real Madrid) is lying on the ground after being tackled and the physio comes onto the pitch to give him medical treatment.
The Real Madrid players are exchanging some short passes.
Daniel Wass (Valencia) makes his forward run a little too early and is caught in an offside position after his teammate tries to play a pass to him.
Jose Gaya (Valencia) sends a teasing cross into the area, but Keylor Navas intercepts the ball.
Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) puts a cross into the box from the free kick, but the defender gets there first.
Santiago Jaime Latre interrupts the game. One of the players from Valencia won the ball, but his effort is adjudged unfair. Real Madrid will take a free kick.
Marcelo (Real Madrid) attempts to find Karim Benzema, but puts far too much on the pass and the chance is gone.
Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) picks up a pass and tries his luck from mid-range towards the top right corner, but Neto is equal to it and makes an easy save.
The ball sits up nicely on the edge of the box for Marcelo (Real Madrid), but his powerful first-time effort flies high over the bar.
Marco Asensio (Real Madrid) sends a beautiful cross into the penalty area, but the opposition's defence manages to clear the ball to safety.
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) commits a foul after unfairly pressing his opponent during an attacking move.
Marcelo (Real Madrid) fails to pick a body out in the box with an over-hit cross to the back post.
Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) gets in a header from the resulting free kick. It lacks accuracy, however, to bother the keeper and the ball goes a few metres wide of the right post.
Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) takes the ball and sets it for the free kick.
Daniel Wass (Valencia) is booked after bringing down an opponent. Santiago Jaime Latre had an easy-decision to make. Real Madrid are awarded a free kick. Let's see what they create from this.
Daniel Parejo (Valencia) decides to speed play up with a short corner kick.
Goncalo Guedes (Valencia) creates himself some space and attempts to put the ball into the box. However, the defender gets an important foot in to clear. Valencia have been awarded a corner kick. The referee and one of his assistants both point at the corner flag.
The first half has just begun.
Real Madrid will kick-off.
The referee of today's match will be Santiago Jaime Latre.
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