Valencia vs Real Madrid: H2H Preview and Prediction | La Liga 2021/22
We head into the 4th matchweek in La Liga, and the standout fixture of the round sees Real Madrid travel to the Mestalla as they go H2H against a resurgent Valencia side.
Sportco delivers a prediction for the big game based on their head-to-head record, recent form and history in La Liga.
Real Madrid have started the new season on the right note and have been unbeaten so far, their last outing being a 1-0 win over Italian Champions, Inter Milan, in the group stages of the Champions League.
The Los Blancos will now be back in action in La Liga on Sunday against Valencia and would be the favorites to win this game.
Valencia has displayed a phenomenal performance and sits at 3rd place in the table, and It looks like the Los Che eased will want a similar result this weekend.
La Liga: Match Details
Valencia vs Real Madrid
Date: 19 Sept 2021
Location: Mestalla, Valencia
Kick-off: 9 pm (CET)
Real Madrid vs Valencia: Last 5 H2H Meetings
|2021-02-14||Real Madrid 2-0 Valencia||La Liga|
|2020-11-08||Real Madrid 1-4 Valencia||La Liga|
|2020-06-18||Real Madrid 3-0 Valencia||La Liga|
|2020-01-08||Real Madrid 3-1 Valencia||Super Cup|
|2019-12-15||Real Madrid 1-1 Valencia||La Liga|
Real Madrid edged out Valencia in the last five H2H games with three wins, one defeat and a draw, while Valencia has claimed victory only once.
The Los Che will have to be at their best when they host Real Madrid, as they would not want to be out of the top 4 positions.
Real Madrid vs Valencia: Flashback
Real Madrid vs Valencia: Trivia
- Real Madrid legend Alfred De Stefano has managed both Real Madrid and Valencia
- In their last 162 fixtures Real Madrid has scored 300 goals while Valencia netted 200
- Quique Sanchez Flores is the only player to lift the title with both, Real Madrid and Valencia (who moved from Valencia to Madrid in 1994)
- Valencia has scored four past Real Madrid only twice, first in 4-2 win on 13 Apr 1947, second on 08 Nov 2020 in a 4-1 win over Real.
Real Madrid vs Valencia: H2H Predicted XI
Valencia Predicted XI (4-4-2): Giorgi Mamardashvili; Gabriel Paulista, Omar Alderete, Jose Gaya, Thierry Correia; Hugo Guillamon, Daniel Wass, Carlos Soler, Dimitri Foulquier; Goncalo Guedes, Maxi Gomez
Real Madrid Predicted XI (4-3-3): Thibaut Courtois; Dani Carvajal, Eder Militao, David Alaba, Nacho; Casemiro, Federico Valverde, Luka Modric; Vinicius Junior, Eden Hazard, Karim Benzema
Form Guide 2021-22 Season
Real Madrid vs Valencia: H2H Prediction
Real Madrid has been emphatic under the new manager Carlo Ancelotti, and their star striker Karim Benzema has been firing on all cylinders.
The new signing Eduardo Camavinga has made an immediate impact for his new club, firing one goal and an assist. Los Blancos have top-class players, and they will have a purpose going into this game.
Valencia can pull off an upset; the Los Che will be cautious with Los Blancos every step and ready to counter if they make any mistake. However, it will be hard to take something away from this match.
Real Madrid players are capable of making something out of nothing.
Prediction: Real Madrid 1-0 Valencia