Marcelo celebrated his goal with an emotional kneeling as Madrid beat Eibar 3-1 to close gap on Barca. The kneeling was to support black lives who are been killed.
The Brazilian’s goal which came in the 37th minutes was the third and Madrid’s last goal in the match. Kroos and Ramos had earlier scored the first and second for a match played at the Estadio Alfredo di Stefano training ground.
The match could not be played at the Benebeu stadium due to renovation exercise going on.
Manager Zidane, took charge of his 200th game at Madrid in the game. Zidane is the third manager to reach 200 games at Madrid, after Miguel Munoz (605) and Vicente del Bosque (246).
Meanwhile, relegation struggling side Eibar managed to get their only goal in the 60th minutes