On the upcoming Saturday, within the 21st round of the Spanish Primera a match between Valencia and Real Madrid, in which the guests are considered to be the clear favorites. Both opponets had their Spanish Cup matches in mid-week, only with different results. Valencia managed to have a draw with Alaves and advanced to semifinals of the second most important tournament in the Spanish football, while the Madridian grand lost at its native Santiago Bernabeu to Leganes. Only a victory over the opponents may extend the French specialist’s presence at the grand’s head coach post.
After 20 played rounds in the Spanish elite league, Valencia are situated on the third position, having 40 points in the asset, which is five points more than Real have. All-in-all Valencia have had 10 matches in Primera within their native walls, having seven victories with two draws and one defeat, 21 goals were scored and six conceded. Atletico Madrid are only three points away from the Bats. A victory over the acting champions of Spain will help the future hosts to get a foothold on the third position in the peloton.
Zidane put out a close-to-second squad to play against Leganes. The Frenchman wanted to preserve some energy on a game against the competitors this way, but got another loss as a result, which caused his team to be eliminated from the Spanish Cup. Real have had eight away matches within this season’s Primera, in which they won only four times. Barcelona, Atletico, Valencia, Villarreal and Celta play better away than Real. Blancos’ motivation is on a high level, but will that be enough to defeat one of the strongest teams in Spain?
Real continue to be in crisis, not everything is smooth in the Madridians’ attack, they concede many goals. In their turn, Valencia score over two goals per game on average at their home ground and are in a great sporting shape.
Prediction for the match: Valencia to score over 1.0 goals in the match