Cultural Leonesa vs Real Madrid will be the first game for Los Blancos in Copa del Rey after the shocking knock out last season with Cádiz for irregular line up with Denis Cheryshev. The goal is to win the competition, as they did in 2014 with Bale’s extraordinary goal against Barcelona.
Cultural Leonesa vs Real Madrid Preview
Copa del Rey starts for the big clubs and Real Madrid will be the first team to play the first leg. This is due to the FIFA World Cup in Japan, a tournament that Real Madrid have to play in December so they have to anticipate their draw against Cultural Leonesa.
Real Madrid face the game top of the table in La Liga after a suffered victory against Athletic Club. Los Blancos have won the last three games in a row against Betis, Legia and Athletic, so they are recovered after four straight draws.
They face in the Last 32 round Cultural Leonesa, a team for the Spanish Third División (Segunda B). They are top of their group with 26 points in 10 games, having won the last nine games in a row. There will be a huge party in León -north of Spain- to receive Real Madrid in a small city.
Team Predictions Cultural Leonesa vs Real Madrid
Cultural Leonesa (4-4-2): Vallejo; Zuiverloon, Iván González, Ángel Bastos, Mario Ortiz; Antonio Martínez, Víctor Díaz, Toni Suárez, Julen Colinas, Benja, Jorge Ortí.
Real Madrid (4-4-2): Casilla; Danilo, Nacho, Pepe, Carvajal; Kovacic, Isco, James, Asensio; Lucas Vázquez y Morata.
Cultural Leonesa vs Real Madrid Betting Tips
Cultural have won 9, drawn 1 and lost 0 games out of the last 10.
Real Madrid have won 6, drawn 4 and lost 0 of the last 10 games.
In the last 10 games, Leonesa have scored an average of 2,8 goals and have received and average of 0,6 goals.
In the last 10 games, R. Madrid have scored an average of 2,8 goals per game and have conceded 1,2 goals per game.
There have been over 2,5 goals in 7 of the last 10 C. Leonesa games.
There have been 2,5 goals in 8 of the last 10 Madrid games.
Cultural Leonesa vs Real Madrid Prediction
Zinedine Zidane will make several changes in the line up as they expect to win easily against a team from two lower divisions. There will be options for Morata or Lucas Vázquez, who showed great quality in the last La Liga games. The BBC should rest in the middle of a storm around Cristiano Ronaldo performance and, especially, after his last game against Athletic Club.
We can expect that Real Madrid will win the game without much problems although Cultural Leonesa is a good team. Los Blancos are having problems to keep a clean sheet and the have received goals in the last 7 games. Kiko Casilla is expected to return to the goal.
Real Madrid and Cultural Leonesa played once together. It was in the Spanish Cup in 1959-60. Then, Real Madrid beat 5-0 and 0-4 the team from León. Can we expect an easy victory again?
Free Betting Tips
Real Madrid to win 1/7 at Bet365.
Over 2,5 goals a 4/11 at Bet365.