Since the change of managerial barton at the Bernabeu, the atmosphere of play in Real as changed with the changes affecting all angles of play in the team.
However, the Spanish giant will be travelling to face a Granada team who record a back to back league victory at home. Granada as failed to record a victory & draw against the Madrid based club in five(5) different meetings.
Granada last recorded a victory against Real Madrid team 2012/2013 season after an unfortunate own goal was scored by Ronaldo under a Jose Mourinho led Madrid side.
Moreover,Real Madrid gathered 12 points in the last five(5) meeting between the two(2) side and 24 points in the last nine(9) meetings.
Team Form Comparison
Granada poor run is their undoing to a relegation battling campaign. The Granada based club can only boast of 3 victories in 10 league games. They sits 19 on the log with 20 points from 22 games.
Madrid on the other side will be wanting to extend their unbeaten run to eight (8) games. The Zidane led team has been on a goal spraying mode with a total of 17 goals scored in 5 games under is leadership
Granada : Team News
Granada boss “Sandoval” whose job isn’t save considering his team recent struggle in the league will be without the services of Antonio Mendez and Salva Ruiz.
Granada: Predicted Line up (4-2-3-1)
Fernandez – Biraghi, Lomban, Sylvain Babin, Lopes – Penaranda,Success, Rochina,Perez, Rico – Barral
Real Madrid: Team News
Zidane will only be without the services of Bale, which is rumored to be caused by the changed turf at the Bernabeu stadium.
Real Madrid: Predicted Line up (4-4-2)
Navas – Marcelo, Varane, Ramos, Carvajal – Isco, Kroos, Rodriguez, Modric – Ronaldo, Benzema
Granada vs Real Madrid : Prediction
Granada will be facing an uphill task in containing Ronaldo and Benzema upfront. The real Madrid duo have 11 goals out of their last 17 in 4 encounters.
I will be settling for a wide margin victory for Zidane’s men, with goals from their Portuguese born forward and French goal poacher.