Real Madrid hosts Alaves in round 35 of La Liga. Zidane’s team are in the lead but Barcelona already won their match this round and closed the gap to just one point. A win tonight will put Real Madrid closer to the title with just 3 matches left to play in the competition.
Alaves are in a tough position in the standings, just 3 points ahead of the relegation zone.
Check a complete match preview and betting prediction for tonight’s game.
Real Madrid are on a 7-game winning streak
7 wins in a row for Real Madrid. An impressive run from Los Blancos, that kept a clean sheet in 5 of them.
In case of a win tonight, Zidane’s team keeps a 4-point advantage for Barcelona. With just 4 matches left to play in La Liga, the hosts can take another big step towards the title.
The team won all their 3 previous home meetings against Alaves, scoring 10 goals and no goals conceded. At home this season, Real Madrid has been a very strong team. They 13 out of 17 home matches, with 4 draws. With just 21 goals conceded, Real Madrid has the best defensive record in the competition.
Dani Carvajal and Sergio Ramos are suspended for tonight’s match.
Real Madrid predicted starting lineup
Courtois, Mendy, Eder Militao, Varane, Marcelo, Casemiro, Kroos, Valverde, Isco, Vinicius Junior, Benzema.
A trip to Madrid is the last place Alaves would want to go
Mallorca already won in this round and closed the gap to just 3 points. The pressure is rising for Alaves and it’s very unlikely that the team could change that this round.
Alaves are on a 5-game losing streak in La Liga, having scored just a single goal during that span. Since the return of La Liga, the team lost 6 on their 7 matches.
Playing away from the Mendizorrotza, Alaves gathered just 9 points in 17 outings, scoring just 12 goals and conceding 37.
Alaves predicted starting lineup
Roberto, Ximo Navarro, Lisandro Magallan, Laguardia, Adrian Marin, Aleix Vidal, Pina, Camarasa, Luis Rioja, Joselu, Lucas Perez.
We expect a comfortable win for the home team. Check Real Madrid to win and keep a clean sheet tonight.