The Data: Madrid top Alaves – Benzema on target twice

Hosts Real Madrid claimed three points against visiting Alaves on Saturday in the La Liga. The game finished 4-1 (0-0).

The first half was goalless, but straight after half-time, Karim Benzema made his mark as he scored, with an assist by Eden Hazard, to give Real Madrid the lead.

With more than 30 minutes on the clock, Real Madrid’s Nacho scored, from a pass from Luka Modric, and increased their lead.

With barely 30 minutes on the clock, Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema scored and increased their lead.

Just three minutes later, it was Joselu who scored ensuring that Alaves reduced the score to 1-3.

The 1-4 goal came in the 90th minute, when Vinicius Junior scored a goal for Real Madrid, with an assist by David Alaba. The 4-1 goal was the last one of the game.

Alaves play Mallorca at home on Saturday. Madrid will face Levante away on Sunday.