Real Madrid vs Villareal: Match Preview

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Real Madrid will be hosting Villareal in their next La Liga fixture at Santiago Bernabeu.

Zidane’s men lost their last game against Rayo Vallecano away by 1-0. Real are assured of a third places finish in the league and don’t have anything to play for.

Villareal, on the other hand, drew their last game against Huesca by 1-1 at home. They are five points clear of the relegation zone at the fourteenth place.

Form

Real Madrid – LDWDW

Los Blancos has had a poor season this time around and just waiting for it to get over. Their recent form hasn’t been great either. They have won two of their last six games, drawn two and lost two. But Madrid has won their last four home games.

Villareal – DWWLW

Villareal has shown improvement in its performance in the past couple of months. They even managed to progress to the quarter-finals of the Europa League. They have won three of their past five games and have done extremely well to get out of the relegation zone in recent weeks.

Injury/Suspensions

Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos, Karim Benzema and Alvaro Odriozola are all out injured for the Los Blancos.

Villareal

Bruno Soriano, Miguelon and Daniele Bonera are both injured for the game. Karl Ekambi and Santiago Caseres are both suspended for Villareal. Carlos Bacca is doubtful for the game.

Probable Lineups

Real Madrid

Formation: 4-3-3

Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Nacho, Marcelo; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Bale, Mariano, Asensio.

Villareal

Formation: 4-2-3-1

Fernandez; Gaspar, Gonzalez, Morri, Quintilla; Cazorla, Iborra; Chukwueze, Fornals, Pedraza; Moreno.

Stadium

Santiago Bernabeau, Real Madrid

Possible Outcome

Real Madrid has been struggling for goals lately. Their only source of goals has been Karim Benzema in the last few games. Their attack has looked toothless in recent weeks.

Villareal has put in some good performances recently. We expect them to get a point at least from Bernabeu.

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