Real Madrid vs Espanyol Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
In the last match of the day in Spain, Real Madrid will host Espanyol in what looks to be an exciting game. The clash will take place at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
Real Madrid are placed second in the league with ten points from three wins and a draw. They have a positive goal difference of +8 and their squad looks as good as it did in the previous season. In the most recent round, they faced Athletic Bilbao and drew by the score of 1-1. Munian scored for Bilbao mid-first half, and Isco got Real the equalizer mid-second half. Athletic Bilbao put up a good fight, and the draw comes out as a fair outcome to this outing.
Espanyol hold the number four spot in La Liga with seven points and a positive goal difference +2. So far in the season, they have gotten two wins, a draw, and a loss. They faced Levante in the previous round and got a 1-0 win. The first half started out slow and in it, nothing was seen. It was a stalemate as there were no real chances and the referee didn’t need to show any cards. Seven minutes into the second half, Garcia scored for Espanyol and with that goal decided the outcome of the match.
When it comes to the previous matches between these two sides, Real Madrid have been the better one, as one might expect. Out of the previous five clashes between them, the boys from Madrid have won four, and Espanyol have won the most recent one. In front of the home fans, against Espanyol, Real Madrid are on a six-game winning streak. Espanyol have never managed to defeat Real at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. It is worth noting that in the five most recent outings the teams averaged 2.6 goals per game.
Real Madrid don't have missing players for the match against Espanyol on Saturday. All players are fully fit and ready for the match.
On the other side Espanyol also do not have many missing players for this game. David López is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are ready to play and they will play strong and aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Real Madrid: Courtois; Marcelo, Ramos, Nacho, Odriozola; Ceballos, Kroos, Modric; Asensio, Benzema, Bale
Espanyol: Lopez; Lopez, Hermoso, Lopez, Vila; Darder, Roca, Granero; Baptistao, Iglesias, Garcia
Real Madrid vs Espanyol Prediction
Another one a true ticket booster game on Saturday night. Match Real Madrid vs Espanyol brings us very good betting opportunity and you shouldn't miss to bet on. Real Madrid are absolute favourites for easy win at Santiago Bernabeu and they will play aggressive in attack from the first minute. On the other side Espanyol have started this season very well and they will try to score. Real Madrid have scored at least 2 goals in 9 of their last 11 home matches and we expect from them to score at least two goals here.
So our prediction and betting tips for the match Real Madrid vs Espanyol Prediction: Real Madrid to win. Also we expect from both teams to score so our second betting pick for the match is Real to win and Both to score. Maybe correct score will be 4-2. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.