With Captain Benzema the inconsequential duel of Real Madrid in Las Palmas began, at least, with the shocking term put. It was strange to see the most discussed player in the white club with a bracelet that brought so much history. But the numerous casualties, practically all volunteers, led the French to that position, as well as to many others to the ownership. [Narración y estadísticas: Las Palmas 0-3 Real Madrid]
Real Madrid won without any complications in the house of the penultimate of the League, a team that already plays the 2nd Division (seven points of salvation) and to which neither the effect Jémez saved him. On the contrary, it made it worse. Las Palmas, when the controversial technician arrived, was four points away from salvation. Today, after only two victories in 13 games, it is seven points
With two goals from Bale and another from Benzema, two of those three from a penalty Madrid toured the island, for the first time in the 21st century, it was no longer difficult for whites. In his previous four visits, if he won it was with suffering. This Saturday, none of that. Extremely comfortable, almost without effort.
And that's the positive thing for Real Madrid. A few months ago, these games were in which the current league champion 'passed' and disconnected by giving up points. In Las Palmas he was safe at all times, plugged in and in that way he made a good match that does not examine the team because of the little entity of the rival and the.
With rest for Cristiano , Kroos, Marcelo, Carvajal (suspended), Ramos and Isco the last two for discomfort, Zidane mixed a team of starters and substitutes that worked, but he had the bad news of Nacho, who ended up crying because of an injury still without reach but that can be serious. Maybe that's why Zizou changed Casemiro and Modric half an hour away.
The Croatian had already had time to leave some of his exquisite works of art. In minute 26, saw Bale run the band and from his field gave the Welshman a ball with which Gareth did not miss a great definition . It was the 0-1, later increased by two penalties, both clear, scored by Benzema and Bale himself . Now, with the League already decided, Madrid will be punished with penalties that did not signal him at the start of the tournament.
With everything decided, in a game without tension, Keylor allowed himself the luxury of wanting to be a Christian (without success, of course) and Benzema did not complete a perfect match as far as definition is concerned. return to fail one of those occasions that are impossible to explain how they were not goals.
With Las Palmas sunk, seven points behind his next rival, Levante, with whom he will star in a direct duel next Sunday, Real Madrid is placed one point behind Atlético de Madrid … in the fight for second place. The rojiblancos play this Sunday against Deportivo and next Saturday, in the middle of the Champions League, is the Madrid derby.
Those rooms are the ones that Madrid now arrives at, prepared for the big date against the Juventus. With rest for many players, the FIFA virus has not affected (yet) and the European champion will arrive in Turin in top form. The League is no longer a martyrdom.
Las Palmas : Chichizola, Macedo (Expósito), Gálvez, Ximo Navarro, Aguirregaray, Vicente Gómez (Jairo Sampeiro), Javi Castellano, Aquilani, Halilovic, Momo (Ezekiel) and Calleri.  Real Madrid : Keylor Navas, Nacho (Achraf), Vallejo, Varane, Theo Hernandez, Casemiro (Marcos Llorente), Modric (Kovacic), Lucas Vazquez, Asensio, Bale and Benzema.
Goals : 0-1 Gareth Bale (26 '). 0-2 Benzema (p., 39 '). 0-3 Gareth Bale (p., 51 ').
Referee : González Fuertes (Asturian committee). He admonished Momo, Gálvez and Ximo Navarro (Las Palmas)
Estadio de Gran Canaría . 30th day of the League. 22,940 spectators. A minute of silence was kept in memory of José Luis Hernández, former player of Las Palmas.