Match Preview: Real Madrid Vs Sevilla; Who Will Win This Crucial Encounter?
Real Madrid will lock horns against Sevilla on Saturday in La Liga at the Santiago Bernabeu. In the previous match of La Liga, Los Blancos had beaten Valencia by a margin of 3-1. Real Madrid are currently at the second position in the League table of La Liga with 40 points in 19 matches so far. At this moment, Zinedine Zidane's men will be eyeing for all three points in this match against Sevilla.
On the other hand, Sevilla are at the fourth position in the League table with 35 points in 19 matches. Sevilla are unbeaten in their last 4 matches in all competitions at this moment. However, they have dropped two points against Atletico Bilbao in the previous match. So, Julen Lopetegui's side will also be desperate to maintain their good form in the match against Real Madrid.
Previous Meeting Between These Two Sides:
Real Madrid were victorious against Sevilla in the previous meeting between these two sides by a margin of 1-0 at the home stadium of Sevilla. Karim Benzema scored the winner for the away side at the 64th minute of the match. Sevilla will be eyeing to avoid a defeat against Real Madrid in the reverse fixture.
A Close Contest Coming Our Way?
Real Madrid are playing well in La Liga this season. One slip from this position can prove to be crucial for the Los Blancos at the end of the League. Real Madrid might miss the service of Gareth Bale, Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema in this match as they are injured at this moment. So, Luka Jovic will be playing as the centre forward for Real Madrid in this match.
Toni Kroos, Isco and Luka Modric will need to take more responsibilities as Zinedine Zidane is now opting to go with five midfielders in recent matches. On the other hand, the manager of Sevilla, Julen Lopetegui will be going with a typical 4-3-3 formation in this match. Ever Banega will be the key player for Sevilla against Real Madrid. So, a close contest is certainly coming our way on Saturday.
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