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The La Liga game at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu on Sunday will see hosts Real Madrid lock horns with opponents Celta Vigo.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Real Madrid v Celta Vigo are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Real Madrid will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 0-1 La Liga success vs Real Betis.
In that game, Real Madrid had 49% possession and 13 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Real Madrid was Dani Carvajal (61'). Real Betis got 11 attempts at goal with 6 on target.
Matches with Real Madrid have tended to be lively encounters of late with plenty of scoring expected. Over their past half dozen clashes alone, the sum of 21 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 15 of these coming from Real Madrid. We will see whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Their prior results show that Real Madrid:
- have not lost a league tie with Celta Vigo in their last 14 matches. It's quite some record.
- are undefeated in their previous 10 league matches at home. Visiting teams have certainly not had an easy time of it here.
Since tasting defeat last time out to Athletic Bilbao in La Liga action, Celta Vigo and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Celta Vigo managed 62% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 0 on target. At the other end, Athletic Bilbao got 6 shots at goal with 2 on target. Iñaki Williams (34') scored for Athletic Bilbao.
During their six most recent matches, Eduardo Coudet's Celta Vigo have seen their efforts on goal rewarded 6 times, earning them the goals scored per game average of 1.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Celta Vigo:
- have not won against Real Madrid in games played away from home for the previous 9 matches in the league. A very poor run of away results.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 3 away league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head results stretching back to 11/11/2018 shows that these encounters have not been good ones for Celta Vigo. They have not managed to get any wins whatsoever whereas Real Madrid have dominated them, winning in 83 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 22 in all at an average of 3.67 goals per meeting.
The previous league clash between these clubs was La Liga match day 28 on 20/03/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Celta Vigo 1-3 Real Madrid.
In that match, Celta Vigo managed 50% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Their only player to score was Santi Mina (40').
Real Madrid had 16 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Karim Benzema (20', 30') and Marco Asensio (94') scored.
The match was refereed by Mario Melero López.
Team News: Real Madrid
David Alaba (Muscular problems), Luka Jovic (Abdominal Influenza), Gareth Bale (Muscular problems), Dani Ceballos (Ankle Injury) and Toni Kroos (Pubis bone irritation) won’t be able to feature for Real Madrid gaffer Carlo Ancelotti.
Team News: Celta Vigo
Due to a fully healthy group to choose from, the Celta Vigo manager Eduardo Coudet has no fitness concerns whatsoever before this game.
We feel that Celta Vigo are likely to put a goal past this Real Madrid lineup, but it probably shouldn’t be as many as they’ll concede.
Our selection here is for a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for Real Madrid at the end of the 90 minutes. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu (81,044)
Captain: Marcelo Vieira da Silva Junior
Chairman: Florentino Pérez
Manager: Carlo Ancelotti
Competitions: La Liga position 1, Champions League (Group D)
🔑 Star Player: Vinicius Júnior
Normally playing in the Left Wing position, Vinicius Júnior was born in São Gonçalo, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for Flamengo in the 2017 season, the accomplished Forward has scored 3 league goals in the LaLiga 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 3 appearances.