Celta v Real Madrid will meet on Sunday (19:45 UK time) at Balaídos in the regular season. Los Blancos will play against the team that knocked them out from La Copa del Rey in the quarter final.
Celta de Vigo v Real Madrid Preview
Celta de Vigo arrive to this match after playing the semifinal of La Copa del Rey against Alavés. Toto Berizzo has already announced that he will do many changes in the line up to receive Real Madrid. The Argentine manager has the injuries of Beauvue and Rubén Blanco, while Cabral and Wass will not play because they finished the Copa del Rey match with muscular problems.
Real Madrid increased their distance with Barcelona on two points after winning Real Sociedad at Santiago Bernabéu. Los Blancos have recovered Pepe and James, while Modric is also back although the French manager prefers not to risk and the Croatian midfielder will not travel to Vigo. Carvajal and Marcelo are also injured and Toni Kroos is suspended.
Celta v Real Real Madrid Predicted Line Ups
Celta (4-5-1): Sergio; Planas, Fontàs, Sergi Gómez, Roncaglia; Pape Cheikh, Radoja, Señé, Pione Sisto, Lemos and Rossi
Real Madrid (4-3-3): Keylor Navas; Nacho, Ramos, Varane, Danilo; Casemiro, Kovacic, Isco; Lucas, Ronaldo and Benzema
Celta v Real Madrid Betting Tips
Real Madrid have won 6, drawn 2 and lost 2 of the last 10 games.
In the last 10 games, Celta have scored an average of 1,7 goals and have received an average of 0,7 goals.
In the last 10 games, Real Madrid have scored an average of 2,6 goals per game and have conceded 1,2 goals per game.
There have been over 2,5 goals in 5 of the last 10 Celta games.
There have been 2,5 goals in 9 of the last 10 Real Madrid games.
Celta v Real Madrid Prediction
Celta de Vigo are distracted with their Copa del Rey tie and Berizzo has already announced that he will to many changes in the starting 11. We think Celta have a very difficult game because they will face the leader of the the table, with many new players in the line-up and thinking in the next week Copa del Rey game.
Los Blancos are favorites to win this game because they play against a team that are focused in La Copa del Rey tie. After many months Los Blancos didn’t play any match during the week, so they have been focused in this game. We think Real Madrid will win this match because they must maintain the distance with Barcelona and because they will face a team that are thinking in Wednesday’s match.
The last time Real Madrid played against Celta de Vigo was in La Copa del Rey. In the first leg, Celta won 1-2 at Santiago Bernabéu with an exhibition of Iago Aspas, while in the second leg Los Blancos tied at Balaídos 2-2. In the regular season , the team managed by Zidane won 2-1 with a goal of Tony Kroos in the last minutes and last year at Vigo, Real Madrid won 1-3 with Danilo as a scorer.
Free Betting Tips
Real Madrid to win 4/9 at Bet365
Over 2,5 goals 19/40 at Bet365
Real Madrid win and both teams score 7/4 at Bet365