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Real Madrid come up against visiting rivals Eibar at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in the La Liga game on Saturday.
View all of the Real Madrid v Eibar predictions, poll and stats below - plus the latest betting odds.
Real Madrid will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 1-3 La Liga triumph vs Celta Vigo.
In that game, Real Madrid managed 50% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 4 on target. For Real Madrid, the scorers were Karim Benzema (20', 30') and Marco Asensio (94'). On the other side, Celta de Vigo got 8 shots at goal with 3 on target. Santi Mina (40') scored for Celta Vigo.
Los Blancos have not been the best at stopping their opponents lately, although they have also managed to score goals themselves. Looking at their last 6 games, Los Blancos have conceded in 5 of them in addition to managing to get on the scoresheet in 6 of those games. We will have to find out whether or not that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Real Madrid:
- are unbeaten in the league by Eibar in their last 4 games.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 league matches at home.
Last time out, Eibar drew 1-1 in the La Liga tie with Athletic Bilbao.
In that game, Eibar managed 45% possession and 4 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for Eibar was Kike García (17'). Athletic Bilbao got 18 shots on goal with 4 on target. Berchiche (9') was the scorer for Athletic Bilbao.
In 5 of the past 6 clashes featuring Eibar, a relatively low number of goals have been scored between them and their opposition. The overall average number of goals per game in that period comes out as a paltry 2, with the number of goals averaged by Armeros equalling 0.67.
Going into this encounter, Eibar are without an away win for the past 9 league matches. Their travelling support will be needed here, for sure.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 10/03/2018 shows that Real Madrid have won 5 of these and Eibar 1, with the number of drawn results standing at 0.
An aggregate of 21 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 14 of them from Los Blancos and 7 belonging to Armeros. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.5.
The last league clash featuring these sides was La Liga match day 14 on 20/12/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Eibar 1-3 Real Madrid.
In that match, Eibar managed 33% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Kike García (28').
Real Madrid had 11 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Karim Benzema (6'), Luka Modrić (13') and Lucas Vázquez (92') scored.
The referee was José Luis Munuera Montero.
Team News: Real Madrid
Federico Valverde (Muscular problems), Daniel Carvajal (Hamstring Injury), Eden Hazard (Muscle Injury) and Sergio Ramos (Muscle Injury) won’t be playing for Real Madrid gaffer Zinedine Zidane.
Team News: Eibar
With a fully healthy group ready to go, Eibar boss José Mendilíbar doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever before this match.
For this match, we think that Real Madrid look likely to get a couple of goals in this one when they face Eibar, who won’t find it easy scoring.
We can therefore see a controlled 2-0 win for Real Madrid when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu (81,044)
Captain: Sergio Ramos
Chairman: Florentino Pérez
Manager: Zinedine Zidane
Competitions: La Liga position 3, Champions League (Quarter-Finals)
🔑 Key Man: Karim Benzema
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, Karim Benzema was born in Lyon, France. After having played his first senior match for Lyon in the 2004 - 2005 season, the dangerous Forward has hit 17 league goals in the LaLiga 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 24 appearances.