Real Madrid will look to extend their LaLiga unbeaten run to 15 games when they face Levante at the Watch Live Estadio la Cerámica on Sunday – a game which fans in the US and Puerto Rice can watch on online platform Fanatiz.
After a limp 0-0 draw in their opening LaLiga 2020/21 fixture against Real Sociedad, Zinedine Zidane’s side have gained some momentum with two wins on the trot against Real Betis and Valladolid.
But the French coach said he is preparing to face “a very difficult opponent” in Levante, who won the corresponding fixture 1-0 last season. Although, this season the game will be played at Villarreal’s La Cerámica stadium as Levante’s Estadi Ciutat de València is currently undergoing improvement works.
With Álvaro Odriozola becoming the latest player on the Madrid injury list, Zidane has been left without right backs as Dani Carvajal is also injured. The French coach will also be missing €100 million man Eden Hazard due to a muscle injury. The Belgian winger has yet to feature this season.
Levante come into the match having lost two and won one – with their last game ending in a 3-1 victory against Osasuna. After that convincing away win and knowing they were able to get one over Los Blancos last season, confidence will be running high among Paco López’s side .
Real ” Madrid last year for the first time won the tournament Examples without Ronaldo. The team went well through the tournament distance and only in the summer was able to bypass Barcelona, after which it retained its advantage.
In 38 matches, the Whites have won 26 victories and ended nine matches in peace. The gap from the nearest pursuer was five points. The Champions League season ended unsuccessfully for Madrid, where the teams did not go beyond the stage of 1/8 finals, losing on aggregate to Manchester City (2: 4).
In the new La Liga tournament, the Galacticos started with a draw with Real Sociedad (0: 0), but then won twice – against Betis (3: 2) and Valladolid (1: 0), for which we made a forecast …The 34-time Spanish champion was left by Akraf Hakimi, who moved to Inter for 40 million, Sergio Regilon moved to Tottenham (30 million).Today Azar , Diaz , Carvajal and Kroos will not be able to take part in the game . The entrance to the Militao field is in question .
Opponents will play the 31st head-to-head match in the history of confrontations
Win statistics 22 to 5 in favor of Real Madrid
Levante have lost 3 of their last 4 matches
Real Madrid have won 5 of their last 8 away matches
Madrid won 6 of their last 10 head-to-head matches
The last face-to-face meeting ended with the victory of Levante (1: 0)
Madrid is gaining momentum and for a positive result has no right to lose points in fights with teams of the level of ” Levante “. To date, Zidane’s charges have a huge advantage in all lines, while they certainly do not mind taking revenge for the defeat in February.
Most likely, the ” frogs ” will try to keep the initial score on the scoreboard and keep the champion. In our opinion, the “ creamy ” ones will be able to break through the line of defense of the hosts and get the officers on duty three points.Our prediction is a victory for Real Madrid with a handicap (-1) and we bet on this on the line of BC Winline with odds 1.89