RMA 1-1 ATH; La Liga Highlights: Benzema goal helps Real Madrid secure draw against Athletic Bilbao

Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights of the La Liga fixture between Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao

Updated : Jun 05, 2023 00:06 IST

Soccer Football - LaLiga - Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - June 4, 2023
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema applauds fans after being substituted REUTERS/Juan Medina
Soccer Football - LaLiga - Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - June 4, 2023 Real Madrid's Karim Benzema applauds fans after being substituted REUTERS/Juan Medina | Photo Credit: JUAN MEDINA

Soccer Football - LaLiga - Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - June 4, 2023 Real Madrid's Karim Benzema applauds fans after being substituted REUTERS/Juan Medina | Photo Credit: JUAN MEDINA

RMA vs ATH: Follow for all the highlights from the La Liga fixture between Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao

  • June 04, 2023 23:59
    Real Madrid seals second place

    A late equaliser for Villareal in their match at home versus Atletico Madrid ensures Real Madrid finish the season in second place despite an underwhelming draw. They finish on 78 points from 38 games.

  • June 04, 2023 23:57
    Full Time!! RMA 1 - 1 ATH

    Real Madrid are held to a 1-1 draw at home by Athletic Bilbao in Benzema’s final game for the club. Sanchet’s opener in the 49th minute was cancelled out by Benzema’s penalty in the 72nd minute.

  • June 04, 2023 23:55

    Bilbao looking for a final chance to push for Europe. Berengeur misses the ball and Vinicius is on the counter. The defender puts a sliding tackle to take the ball away.

  • June 04, 2023 23:54

    Madrid currently third on the La Liga table.

    I. Williams manages to find a yard of space to take a shot but it is saved by Courtois.

  • June 04, 2023 23:51
    91’ RMA 1 - 1 ATH

    A standing ovation from the fans for Marco Asensio as he is replaced by Lucas Vazquez.

  • June 04, 2023 23:50

    Muniain with an excellent challenge at the edge of the box as Asensio was trying to pull the trigger. 2 mins of normal time remaining.

    Rodrygo shoots over the bar after a superb run from Vinicius along the byline. The chance goes begging.

  • June 04, 2023 23:47
    86’ RMA 1 - 1 ATH

    Berengeur with an excellent chance to win the game for the visitors, but he heads it wide after jumping too early.

  • June 04, 2023 23:46

    Carvajal with a nasty challenge on Yuri. The left-back doesn’t seem too pleased with Carvajal’s actions. Only a yellow though.

  • June 04, 2023 23:44

    Tchouameni fires a cross into the box following Asensio’s pass but there are no takers at the far post.

    Berengeur puts a cross in following a long pass into him but the ball only reaches as far as the Madrid defence.

  • June 04, 2023 23:41
    The legend bids adieu
  • June 04, 2023 23:40

    Muniain with an early shot on target which was parried away by Courtois.

    Vinicius slots the ball into the net but is flagged offside.

  • June 04, 2023 23:38
    76’ RMA 1 - 1 ATH

    Berengeur shoots wide from a counter attack after Asensio’s cross was cleared away in the Real Madrid box.

    Sancet and Guruteza are replaced by Raul Garcia and Iker Muniain.

  • June 04, 2023 23:35
    74’ Applause everywhere

    Benzema receives a rousing reception as he is substituted off in his final game for the club. Luka Modric replaces him.

  • June 04, 2023 23:33
    72’ Benzema scores!! RMA 1 - 1 ATH

    Madrid’s number nine calmly slots the penalty away bringing Madrid back on level terms.

  • June 04, 2023 23:32

    Yuri B also handed a yellow card.

  • June 04, 2023 23:31
    70’ Penalty to Madrid!!

    Madrid with a free kick from the left. Kroos to take.

    The referee gives a penalty after a push on Militao.

  • June 04, 2023 23:29

    Vencedor on for the visitors after Vesga is taken-off due to injury.

    Madrid appeals for a penalty for a handball in the box but it is not given.

  • June 04, 2023 23:23

    Shouts for a penalty after Vinicius falls in the box, but the referee waves play back on.

    Nico Williams down after taking one on the ribs after a challenge from Militao. He makes way for Berenguer, as Herrera is replaced by Zarraga.

  • June 04, 2023 23:20
    The Goalscorer
  • June 04, 2023 23:18

    Courtois with another big save after I. Williams’ shot in a one-on-one situation.

    Sancet, the goalscorer, sent Williams through.

    Asensio replaces Ceballos in what could be either’s last game for the club. Tchouameni on for Camavinga.

  • June 04, 2023 23:15

    Good touch play from Benzema, Rodrygo and Carvajal at the edge of the Bilbao box, but all they can muster is a throw-in.

    Osasuna’s lead in their game has pushed Bilbao back to eighth.

  • June 04, 2023 23:12
    49’ RMA 0 - 1 ATH

    The goal sends Bilbao into seventh provisionally, enough for a conference league spot.

  • June 04, 2023 23:10
    Goal!! Sancet Scores!

    Sancet shoots it into the top corner after his first attempt was saved by Courtois.

    Madrid complaining a foul on Ceballos by De Marcos in the build-up but the referee and VAR award a goal.

  • June 04, 2023 23:08

    Early shot in the second half from I. WIlliams but it is straight at Courtois.

    Both teams unable to hold on to the ball for too long.

  • June 04, 2023 23:05
    Second half begins!!

    The visitors kick us off.

    Bilbao is trying to find a breakthrough in a quest for conference league football next season.

    As things stand, Madrid will seal second place in the league while Bilbao will hold on to eighth place, a point behind Osasuna and Europe.

  • June 04, 2023 22:53
    Half Time

    A sedate first half with both teams managing to thwart each others attacks expertly. Rodrygo’s chance at the end almost opened the scoring for the home team but Unai Simon managed to rescue the situation with a last ditch attempt at clawing the ball away.

    Madrid with 64 per cent of possession at the end of the first half, but managing only five shots in reply to the visitors’ seven.

  • June 04, 2023 22:46

    Rodrygo’s run into the box sees Unai Simon and the defence scrambling, but the keeper manages to claw the ball away.

    Referee blows for Half Time!!

  • June 04, 2023 22:44

    Half-time approaching as Madrid tries to take a quick freekick and release Vini down the left, but the referee orders a retake.

  • June 04, 2023 22:42
    41’ Close!!

    Rodrygo wiggles his way through Yuri and N.Willams into the six yard box but his shot is deflected out for a corner.

  • June 04, 2023 22:41

    The stalemate continues as Madrid’s build-up towards the opposition goal is being kept at bay by the visitor’s defence.

    Kroos’ delivery into the box following a free-kick is headed away by the defence for a throw-in.

  • June 04, 2023 22:37

    Madrid currently hold 62 per cent posession but have managed to muster only two shots on the Bilbao goal. Bilbao have in return managed four shots, three of those on target.

  • June 04, 2023 22:35

    Excellent close control by N. Williams, managing to dance through two-three defenders, but his final shot is blocked by the Madrid defence.

  • June 04, 2023 22:33

    N. Williams’ corner fumbled by Courtois but he quickly recovers to wrest back control.

  • June 04, 2023 22:31
    31’ RMA 0 - 0 ATH

    Yuri’s powerful shot from the edge of the box forces Courtois to spring into action and palm it over the bar.

  • June 04, 2023 22:27

    Ceballos’ cross is turned out for a corner by De Marcos.

    Rudiger’s long range attempt following the corner goes high over the bar.

  • June 04, 2023 22:25

    A scartchy period of play between both teams. No clear chances being created by either. Bilbao though managing to maintain posession.

    Herrera’s shot hits Nacho’s arm but the referee waves it off.

  • June 04, 2023 22:22
  • June 04, 2023 22:21

    A good passing sequence between Camavinga, Benzema and Vinicius but De Marcos manages to avert the danger with an interception

  • June 04, 2023 22:19
    18’ RMA 0 - 0 ATH

    I. Williams with a low cross at the end of a prolonged period of Bilbao possession but the Madrid defence clear it away with ease.

  • June 04, 2023 22:14

    Nico Williams picks up a lose pass from Rudiger but is unable to deliver a cross.

    Vinicius counters with a searing run but the ball in is cleared by the Bilbao defence.

  • June 04, 2023 22:11
    10’ Courtois saves!

    Thibaut Courtois with a stunning save to deny Vesga from the spot! Bilbao unable to take the early advantage.

  • June 04, 2023 22:10
    9’ Penalty to Bilbao!

    The referee blows the whistle handing a penalty to Bilbao after a Kroos handball following the corner.

  • June 04, 2023 22:09

    A round of applause from the Madrid faithful everytime their talisman Benzema touches the ball. Madrid unable to find a way through at the moment. Athletic manages to counter and earn a corner.

  • June 04, 2023 22:06
    5’ RMA 0 - ATH 0

    Madrid slowly growing into the game with control of the ball. Vesga manages to overturn posession, which is in turn taken back by the home side.

  • June 04, 2023 22:03

    The visitors have begun on a positive note with control of the ball, vying to find the Williams brothers up front.

  • June 04, 2023 22:00
    Kick Off

    Real Madrid are in its white home kit for today’s match. Bilbao are sporting its traditional red and white stripes.

    A warm hug between the captains Benzema and De Marcos is followed by an ovation for the Real Madrid Men’s Basketball team.

    Benzema with the kick-off and off we go!

  • June 04, 2023 21:48
    The End of an era

    From Benzema to Hazard: Six players leaving Real Madrid at the end of 2022-23 season

    Here is the list of top exits for the Real Madrid at the end of the 2022-23 season.

  • June 04, 2023 21:41
    Current Form

    Real Madrid come into the final matchday on the back of three wins and two losses in its last five gameweeks.

    Athletic Bilbao has managed only three points in its last five matches, courtesy a win at home against Celta Vigo.

  • June 04, 2023 21:33
    League Standings

    Real Madrid currently occupy second place on the La Liga table ahead of its city rivals Atletico Madrid by a single point.

    Athletic Bilbao is currently eighth, level on points with seventh-placed Osasuna and a point above Girona, Rayo Vallecano and Sevilla.

  • June 04, 2023 21:27
    The Main Man
  • June 04, 2023 21:21
    Previous Meeting

    Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao 2-0 in the previous fixture held at the San Mames thanks to goals from Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos.

  • June 04, 2023 21:15
    A Real Madrid legend bids farewell

    Karim Benzema has won more trophies as a Real Madrid player than anyone else.

    5x Champions League

    5x Club World Cup

    4x Supercopa de España

    4x LaLiga

    4x Super Cup

    3x Copa del Rey

  • June 04, 2023 21:11
    Streaming Info

    The La Liga 2022-23 match between Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao will be telecast live on the Sports18 TV channel in India.

    Live streaming of the game in India will be through Jio Cinema app.

  • June 04, 2023 21:08

    RMA: Courtois, Carvajal, Militao, Rudiger, Nacho, Camavinga, Kroos, Ceballos, Vinicius, Rodrygo, Benzema.

    ATH: Simon, Yuri B, Paredes, Vivian, De Marcos, Herrera, Vesga, I. Williams, Sanchet, N. Williams, Guruzeta

  • June 04, 2023 21:04
    Benzema’s Farewell

    Real Madrid’s star forward and captain Karim Benzema will leave the club after a 14-year career at the end of the 2022-23 season.

    “Real Madrid CF and our captain Karim Benzema have agreed to end his brilliant and unforgettable period as a player for our club. Real Madrid wants to show its gratitude and all its affection for who is already one of our greatest legends,” the Spanish giant announced in its statement on Sunday.

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