Real Madrid vs Real Valladolid, 2019-2020 La Liga – Preview, Prediction, Head to Head, Lineups and Live Stream
Real Madrid host Real Valladolid in the second game of their 2019-2020 La Liga season, which will be the first home game of this campaign at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.
Real Madrid and Real Valladolid both began off their La Liga campaigns with wins, and they want to do it again on Saturday as the title contenders meet a team that most assumed would be a relegation contender however didn’t demonstrate it in Matchday 1.
After a really dreadful 2018/19 campaign, Los Blancos broke the bank to bring some wondrous ability to the club ahead of the 2019/20 campaign. Eden Hazard and Luka Jovic were their two marquee signings of the summer, however, the pair represent just half of the £300m spent by the club over the off-season.
The new arrivals have surely lifted the gloom in the Spanish capital, with Madrid defeating Celta Vigo 3-1 in their first La Liga match of the season on Saturday. Be that as it may, Zinedine Zidane and his men have plenty left to do to prevail upon their demanding fan-base.
They can restore some more pride with triumph over Valladolid, who were 2-1 champs away to Real Betis on opening day.
The host will be without their record signing Eden Hazard, Marco Asensio, and Brahim Diaz because of various injury reasons while Luka Madrid will likewise be missing in action for a one-match boycott for his expulsion in their last conflict against Celta Vigo.
Dani Carvajal is relied upon to be back subsequent to serving a match suspension for the opening fixture of the season. Ferland Mendy has likewise regained his wellness having passed up a great opportunity against Celta Vigo.
Los Blanos are coming off of a 3-1 win at Celta Vigo to begin the season with Vinicius Jr., Toni Kroos and Lucas Vazquez scoring the goals. Real looked somewhat conflicting in defense yet were extremely strong in space in the final third to put the match away. Anticipate that Bale should begin again despite the fact that he appeared to probably leave the club before the season started.
Valladolid dazed Real Betis on the road on Sunday, destroying Nabil Fekir’s presentation. Oscar Plano scored in the 89th minute to win one of the additionally astonishing results of the end of the week in La Liga. This team defeated Betis, had more shots (14-13) and were smart with the ball and physical. Repeating that against Real Madrid might be a lot to inquire about.
The guests will be without Everton loanee Sandro Ramirez, the forward continued a muscle issue a weekend ago against Real Betis.
Real Madrid vs Real Valladolid Head to Head (h2h)
Real Madrid had a head to head advantage over Real Valladolid, they have met 36 times with Los Blancos claiming 22 successes and 10 draws with Real Valladolid winning only four of those ties.
Valladolid is yet to win against Real Madrid in their last six games.
In spite of the fact that they lost Casemiro to a late rejection, Los Blancos traveled to a 4-1 triumph in their last experience with Saturday’s opposition. Anuar Tuhami had tapped Valladolid into the lead on the half-hour, however, the 13-time European champions before long took a stranglehold on the match.
Raphael Varane was the beneficiary of mayhem in the zone five minutes after Tuhami’s opener, the Frenchman stroking home after Valladolid’s inability to clear the risk.
A quick-fire Karim Benzema twofold took the game past the Pucelanos as the striker first slotted in a spot-kick before flicking a delightful cross into the edge of the net.
Luka Modric placed the cherry on top of the cake with a gorgeous dribble through the Valladolid defence, his jinking run culminating in an ice-cool completion underneath Jordi Masip.
That was Madrid’s ninth win in this fixture, with the La Liga giants having lost just once, that 1-0 defeat coming in 2008. Four draws have likewise been played out through the span of history.
Real Madrid vs Real Valladolid Match Details and Live Stream
Time: 19:00 CEST (local time), 01:00pm EST.
Venue: Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain.
Available TV: BeIN Sports (USA), Movistar La Liga (Spain)
Available Streaming: BeIN Sports Connect (USA), Fubo.TV (USA), ESPN+ (USA), Eleven Sports (UK).
Real Madrid vs Real Valladolid Match Prediction
Real Madrid had a disappointing 2018-19 campaign by their high standards, however, they got off to the ideal begin this time around with an agreeable triumph at Celta de Vigo. They currently host Real Valladolid, who defeated Real Betis in their season opener, and Madrid ought to be excessively strong.
The away side may possess the fourth position in the table at present, however, this game has a Los Blancos triumph composed on top of it.
They once in a while need to break to sweat to beat Valladolid and will be anxious to put on a show in their first home fixture of the 2019/20 season.
Real Madrid vs Real Valladolid Predicted Lineups
Predicted lineup: Courtois; Dani Carvajal, Varane, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo; Isco, Casemiro, Kroos; Bale, Benzema, Vinicius Junior
Unavailable: Modric (Suspended), Hazard (Injured), Rodrygo (Injured), B. Diaz (Injured), Marco Asensio (Injured)
Doubtful: M. Diaz (Injured)
Predicted lineup: Jordi Masip; Antonito, Kiko Olivas, Salisu, Nacho Martinez; Waldo Rubio, Michel, Anuar Tuhami, Oscar Plano; Unal, Sergi Guardiola
Unavailable: Barba (Suspended), Luismi (Injured), Ruben Alcarez (Injured), Sandro Ramirez (Injured)