Football

Preview: Real Madrid vs Eibar

Real Madrid will be hosting Eibar at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium tonight. Real Madrid will be looking to dominate Eibar and gain an upper hand against Atletico Madrid who will be facing a fairly tough opponent Celta Vigo.

Team News:

REAL MADRID:

Real Madrid have won only 1 home match in La Liga this season and Eibar will be an easy opponent to manage the necessary 3 points. Real Madrid are sitting 3rd at the table with Barcelona and Valencia ahead of them.

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Real Madrid will be missing their primary goalkeeper Keylor Navas with Kiko Casilla the most probable replacement in today’s match. Gareth Bale, Mateo Kovacic and Dani carvajal will all be missing today’s match while Raphael Varane seems doubtful.

Eibar:

Eibar haven’t won any of their last 4 matches. They have only managed to earn 7 points in LaLiga and scored only 3 goals with a goal difference of -14. Yoel Rodriguez, Pedro Leon, Fran Rico, Ivan Alejo and Ivan Ramos will not be playing tonight’s match.

Expected Lineups:

REAL MADRID:

Kiko Casilla, Sergio Ramos, Nacho, Achraf, Marcelo, Kroos, Casemiro, Modrić, Isco, Benzema, Ronaldo

Eibar:

Dmitrovic, Capa, Arbilla, Oliveira, Lomban, Junca, Jordan, Garcia, Escalante, Inui, Enrich.

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This match is a must-win for Real Madrid to gain an edge against Atletico and also to pile up some pressure against Valencia and Barcelona.

 

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