Defending Champions Real Madrid take on Levante after the international break at Santiago Bernabue. The game is scheduled to start early on Saturday, 09 September 2017 starting 12:00 uk time. Real Madrid dropped two points against Valencia in the last league game and Zidane’s men will be hoping to turn things around and secure all three points against a team they are expected to win convincingly. If you missed the live action, you can always tune in here for full match highlights.
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Levante has started the season pretty good winning one and drawing the other one in the first two matches. However historically they tend to struggle against Madrid just like last season where Madrid put 6 past them over two league games and conceded just one. Their most recent meeting ended 3-1 in Madrid’s favour back in March 2017.
Madrid did not had all their way as Levante were in the game throughout the match. Deyverson scored just before the halftime to get Levante back into the game.
Real Madrid 3-1 Levante – Match Highlights
[Spanish La Liga, Wednesday, 2 March 2016 ]
- Cristiano Ronaldo put Real Madrid 1-0 up from the penalty spot
- Diego Marino scored unfortunate own goal as Real Madrid lead 2-0
- Deyverson pulled one back just before the break as both team go into the game Real leading 2-1.
- Isco scored third for Real Madrid
Team News & Lineups: Real Madrid are likely to player with Jese, Ronaldo and James Rodriguez as the front trio while Modrich, Kroos and Isco to play in central midfield roles. Karim Benzema will be missing due to calf injury while Marcelo is also ruled out for precautionary measures ahead of Real’s important Champions League game against AS Roma.
Levante on the other hand will be without two key players in David Navvaro and Pedro Lopez while inform striker Jose Luis Morales to play upfront alongside Rossi and Deyverson. This is how I expect both teams to lineup on Wednesday night.
Real Madrid are likely to field second string side and the players will be hungry to impress Zidane heading into the business end of the season. Ronaldo will be looking to score couple of goals to keep in touch with Luis Suarez for Pichichi race. I cant see Levante holding Real Madrid for 90 minutes and expect goals from Real Madrid.