Real looks to extend their winning run to 11 games, when they host Valencia on Sunday and moreover keep the pressure on Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, who are just a point above them.
The Los Blancos sits 3rd on the log, with 84 points from 36 games, and one point behind both Barcelona and Atletico Madrid. Zidane brighten their hope for a double, has they claimed their second UCL final ticket in three years by overcoming Premier League side “Manchester City” at the Bernebeu on Wednesday night.
Valencia on the other hand, are the third best team in La Liga, with their form in the last 5 games. The oranges have gathered 10 points in their last 5 games, 5 points short of Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. Valencia sits 9th in the league standings with 44 points from 36 games.
- Real Madrid currently maintains 10 games winning streak in the league
- Real Madrid has won 4 of their last 5 home game, scoring 18, conceding two, and losing out in the remaining 0ne.
- Valencia as won 2 of their last 5 away games, losing out in 2 and sharing points in 1.
- Valencia has won 3 of their last 5 away games, drawn 1, and lost 1
Real Madrid: Team News
Zidane was without top men Karim Benzema, Casemiro for is side mid-week Champions League clash and the duo will sit out once again on Sunday.
In addition to this, Real Madrid will be without the services of Nacho Fernandez due to a one-game suspension.
It would be interesting to see if Ronaldo start here as he is still short from full match fitness.
Real Madrid: Predicted Line-Up (4-3-3)
Navas: Carvajal, Pepe, Danilo, Marcelo: Kroos, James, Modric: Vazquez, Ronaldo, Jese.
Valencia: Team News
Valencia on loan winger “Denis Cheryshev” will sit out of this one, as he is reported to have suffered hamstring injury.
Valencia: Predicted Line-Up (4-3-3)
Alves: Siqueira, Santos, Mustafi, Barragan: Parejo, Perez, Fuego: Rodrigo, Alcacer, Mina.
Real Madrid Vs Valencia: Head-To-Head-Stats
Clashes between these two sides in their last 10 meetings have been filled with more draws than victories. Real Madrid has gathered 3 win from those 10 meeting compared to Valencia’s 1 win.
In addition, Valencia has failed to win at the Bernabeu since their 2-3 victory at the same ground in 2008. The Oranges have visited the Bernabeu 7 times and returned back home without a win.
Real Madrid Vs Valencia: Prediction
Real have been struggling in front of goal in the absence of Benzema and Ronaldo. But Gareth Bale is in some stunning form and helped his side take maximum points in their last two league games.
However, am 98% sure of Real gathering the maximum point against Valencia on Sunday. Valencia away form in recent games can serve as a treat, which gives them that little chance of a point at the Bernabeu.
Best Bet: Real Madrid win first Half.
Big Money Bet: Gareth Bale to score two or more.