Ronaldo ´from another galaxy´: Zidane

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants Real Madrid to forget about David de Gea

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants Real Madrid to forget about David de Gea

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al Khelaifi is reportedly due for crunch talks with star striker Neymar, in the wake of a Champions League defeat to Real Madrid that has left Los Blancos better placed than ever to land the Brazilian.

A second goal would have led to Real being in full control of the contest but within six minutes of the restart, Eibar were back on level terms as Ramis sent a header into the net from 10 yards after meeting Leon's corner.

He re-emerged a full five minutes later and Real Madrid coach Zidane was asked to explain the defender's unusual absence.

Ronaldo has scored in his last seven appearances in all competitions, and Zidane said: "He is from another galaxy. The statistics speak for themselves".

Eibar, which had not given the privilege of a victory at home to any Spanish club except Barcelona and Atletico Madrid since October, frustrated the visiting Real Madrid throughout the game.

Raphael Varane had to be replaced by Nacho early on after taking a bang to the head but, against the run of play, Real edged ahead in the 33rd minute. He chested the ball down and slammed it in at the near post.

Ronaldo seemed destined to restore their lead when Bale passed into the area just after the hour mark, but Dmitrovic produced a sensational save to deny him.

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos took an unexpected pitstop during his side's La Liga game against Eibar on Saturday, running from the pitch and down the tunnel to go for an emergency toilet break.

Here, we assess three talking points as Zinedine Zidane's men can travel back from the northern tip of Spain happy. They would soon prove costly misses.

Rodrigo Moreno scored twice to give Valencia an important away victory that opened up an 11-point advantage over fifth-place Sevilla.

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