Real Madrid 6-1 Mallorca summary: score, goals, highlights, La Liga 2021-22
Real Madrid 6-1 Mallorca: as it happened
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Madrid were excellent over the 90 minutes and move back to the top of the table with the convincing win. Marco Asensio is the hero on the night, scoring a hat-trick but Madrid were super throughout.
FT: Real Madrid 6-1 Mallorca
They're just knocking it about now as we approach the 93rd minute.
Vinicius picks out Jovic but his header is tipped onto the bar!
Madrid will return to the top of the table tonight.
There will be four minutes added on.
Santos sends in an excellent cross to Jovic. The Serbian striker volleys it superbly and it's a fine stop by Reina.
Real Madrid 6-1 Mallorca
The goal has been given!
Sastre has blood in his mouth from falling on Vinicius' boot but it's totally accidental.
The referee is going to have a look at this one...
Double change for Real Madrid:
OFF Benzema & Nacho
ON Jovic & Santos
Benzema controls the ball with his back and shoots beyond Reina. Eight goals in six games for the Frenchman in La Liga. He is on fire!
Luka Jovic is about to come in for Madrid.
Kang-In Lee crosses his free to the back post but Battaglia can't jump high enough to keep it down.
OFF Lago Junior
ON Lucas Vázquez
And the biggest ovation of the night is for Marco Asensio.
Isco comes on in his place.
Lago Junior sends his strike just wide of the Madrid goal. He spins in the 6-yard box but can't keep it on target. He has been lively tonight. Kang-In Lee has also impressed.
Mallorca have some quality going forward and they aren't giving up here just yet. Lago Junior wins a free and Nacho gets booked for bringing him down.
Madrid have now scored 19 goals in 6 La Liga games this season and look like such a threat under Ancelotti.
Kang-In Lee shoots!
His long-range effort takes a big deflection and lands in Courtois' hands. 4-1
That is a wise decision on Ancelotti's part, taking off Camavinga, who is on a yellow card.
Real Madrid change:
Real Madrid 4-1 Mallorca
Asensio hasn't celebrated any of his goals of course, as he is playing against his former team!
Benzema picks out Asensio on the edge of the box, he works a yard for himself before curling a left-footed effort beyond Reina into the bottom left-hand corner. Excellent strike!
Mallorca have their first corner of the game!
Kang-In Lee picks out Hoppe at the back post. The ball falls perfectly on his foot but he can't keep it down.
It remains Real Madrid 3-1 Mallorca
The goal has been ruled out for a foul from Benzema on Sastre.
Rodrygo races down the right before squaring to Benzema. It's going to VAR!
Oh he really has to score there. He sends Sastre to the cleaners but hits his shot straight at Reina.
Camavinga picks up a yellow card for a late tackle.
Mallorca get us underway!
OFF Take Kubo
Mallorca are going to make a change.
The players are back out on the pitch for the second half.
HT: Real Madrid 3-1 Mallorca
Madrid were totally dominant in the opening 45 minutes and could be ahead by even more.
Reina saves from Vinicius. The keeper gets down well to keep the scoreline at 3-1. There will be two added minutes at the end of the 45'.
Luis García will need a half-time master plan to turn this one around.
His confidence is through the roof after two early goals but this effort is straight at Reina from 20 yards.
The stretchers were out for the former Schalke player but he's ready to come back on. Mallorca need him, as they trail 3-1.
The American striker is now back on his feet which is good news.
Matthew Hoppe is down for Mallorca. Let's hope he is ok.
Madrid are flying here. Mallorca's defence cannot deal with the threat from the front four of Asensio, Rodrygo, Vinicius and Benzema.
Benzema heads it back across the 6-year line before Valjent blocks Asensio's effort on the line.
Asensio goes so close to socring a hat-trick.
This could be 6-1!
Vinicius nutmegs Battaglia like he's on the beach in Rio but sends his effort high over Reina's crossbar.
This time it's Benzema with the assist for Asensio, who takes his goal really well after bursting through the defence.
Real Madrid 3-1 Mallorca
Asensio scores his second and Madrid's third of the game with just 29 minutes played.
Real Madrid 2-1 Mallorca
And Mallorca go up the end other end and score straight away!
Kang-In Lee takes his goal superbly well.
Kang-In Lee flicks it into Lago Junior, who unleashes a shot over Courtois' bar. Another slick move by the islanders and Junior's second strike in as many minutes. 1-0
An excellent move by Mallorca sees Lago Junior strike an effort at goal but Nacho slides across to block the shot. Mr Reliable, Nacho, is playing at right-back tonight to cover for the injured Dani Carvajal.
Camavinga is sitting in Casemiro's role tonight. The Brazilian midfielder is getting a much-needed rest!
Miguel Gutierrez looks to pick out Benzema at the front post but it's cleared.
It has been quite the start to life in the Spanish capital for Camavinga, with one goal and one assist in his first two games.
Camavinga, on his first start for Real Madrid, shows some lovely footwork in the middle of the park to get away from his man.
Asensio almost scores from a corner!
The Spaniard curls a wonderful cross goalward. Reina spills it and it just manages to stay out. A very lively start here!
Kubo finds himself in behind the Madrid defence on the right wing, but sends his left-footed effort across Courtois' goal and out for a goalkick.
Real Madrid 1-0 Mallorca
Benzema now has seven goals in La Liga this season!
Benzema pounces on a mistake in the Mallorca defence and fires past Reina in goal to give Madrid a great start.
Camavinga knocks Battaglia over and it's an early free for Mallorca.
Real Madrid get us underway!
Support for La Palma
Real Madrid have a sign on the pitch in support of the residents of La Palma, which is currently suffering from a volcanic eruption, which has destroyed homes and other property. You can follow the latest from the island on our live coverage.
The players are in the tunnel!
Kick-off at the Santiago Bernabéu is just 10 minutes away!
It's a 10pm start local time so some kids could be tired at school tomorrow!
Real Madrid-Mallorca 2021-22 head to head
Mallorca sit in 10th place in the table in their return to La Liga from Segunda.
Madrid have impressed under Ancelotti, picking up 13 points from a possible 15.
- 1 Manolo Reina
- 29 Josep Gaya
- 3 Brian
- 24 Valjent
- 2 Joan Sastre
- 6 Aleix Febas
- 19 Lee Kang-In
- 17 Take Kubo
- 16 Battaglia
- 11 Lago Junior
- 25 Matthew Hoppe
Real Madrid starting XI
- 1 Courtois
- 4 Alaba
- 3 Eder Militao
- 6 Nacho
- 35 Miguel Gutierrez
- 11 Marco Asensio
- 25 Camavinga
- 15 Federico Valverde
- 20 Vinicius Junior
- 21 Rodrygo
- 9 Benzema
In an interview with Radio 1, Carlo Ancelotti reiterated his happiness about his return to Real Madrid, stating: “I am living my honeymoon in Madrid and I hope to stay for many years.”
The Italian coach touched on a number of topics, including Madrid, the Champions League, the World Cup, Italian football, Jose Mourinho and the superiority of English football.
Season start: "We started with some difficulty, like everyone else, but we have great spirit and we managed to fix the games with character."
La Liga: "Spanish football lost very important players, but there are still many and among them is Vinicius, who luckily is ours."
Champions League: "I don't think there will be surprises among the favorites, they are still the same and we'll see what will happen in March."
Kick-off at the Santiago Bernabéu is just over an hour away and we'll have all the latest team news for you as soon as it's in!
Real Madrid go into their clash with Real Mallorca on Wednesday night with six players out injured - Gareth Bale, Dani Carvajal, Dani Ceballos, Toni Kroos, Marcelo and Ferland Mendy - but welcome Mariano Díaz back to fitness.
Díaz missed Sunday’s away win over Valencia with a groin problem, but trained as normal on Monday and Tuesday and has returned to the Madrid squad for the La Liga week-six match-up with Mallorca at the Bernabéu (10pm CEST; 4pm EDT).
The other major squad news is head coach Carlo Ancelotti’s decision to include 20-year-old full-back Sergio Santos, who also featured in four matchday groups under Zinedine Zidane last season, but is yet to make his first-team debut.
The visit of Mallorca is the first of three home games for Madrid in the space of a week, with Los Blancos to face Villarreal in La Liga on Saturday and FC Sheriff Tiraspol in the Champions League on Tuesday.
All the information you need on when and where to watch the LaLiga 2021-22 clash between Real Madrid and Mallorca at the Santiago Bernabéu.
Madrid can recover top spot in La Liga with a win at home to the islanders tonight. The side from the capital have enjoyed a strong start to the new campaign with four wins and just one draw in the opening games with Ancelotti's men racking up 13 points from a possible 15.
Real Madrid vs Mallorca live: welcome
Hello and welcome to AS English's live coverage of this LaLiga matchday 6 fixture as Real Madrid host Mallorca at the Santiago Bernabéu. Kick-off is at 16:00 ET / 22:00 CEST.