Espanyol vs Real Madrid Preview and Prediction:
|Start Date||27 Feb 2018 – 19:00 GMT|
The capital club will wish to come out of Catalunya clutching all 3 points as they aim to continue their resurgence
real Madrid make the ride to Catalunya on Tuesday as they take on Espanyol at the RCDE Stadium in la Liga.
Zinedine Zidane’s men have finally found form in recent weeks and they’re on a seven-match unbeaten streak in all competitions.
when it comes to the Liga they have won six of their last seven matches, drawing once, and those results have seen them rise to third in the table.
HEAD TO HEAD
Esteban Granero have to continue in midfield, with Pablo Piatti to maintain his place too.
Leo Baptistao and Gerard Moreno should be the striking partnership for the hosts.
Oscar Duarte could be preferred to Naldo at centre-back, with Quique Sanchez Flores not having any new selection issues.
Sergio Ramos returns from suspension for the visitors and should return at centre-back.
Theo Hernandez will hold at left-back in Marcelo’s absence.
Mateo Kovacic should partner Casemiro in central midfield, with Marco Asensio, Isco and Gareth Bale battling to start out wide.
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Expected Lineups Of Espanyol vs Real Madrid
Espanyol Lineup (4-4-2)
Def: Martin(LB) Lopez(LCB) Hermoso(RCB) Sanchez(RB)
Mid: Piatti(LM) C.Sanchez(LCM) Darder(RCM) Jurado(RM)
Att: Moreno(LF) Baptistao(RF)
Real Madrid Lineup (4-3-3)
GK: Keylor Navas
Def: Marcelo(LB) Ramos(CB) Varane(CB) Nacho(RB)
Mid: Casemiro(CDM) Isco(CAM) Ceballos(CM)
Att: Ronaldo(LW) Benzema(ST) Vasquez(RW)