Valencia CF vs. Real Madrid CF: lineups, schedule, TV, statistics and forecasts LaLiga
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At Mestalla, they breathe easier after having won three of their last five matches, but the job is far from complete.
Valencia will receive a visit from Real Madrid this day, hit by their hard elimination in Manchester and with nothing at stake for the remainder of the League, a factor that could benefit Baraja’s men, who only have a three-point margin compared to relegation.
The Sunday day will open to the southeast of Madrid with a match between Rayo Vallecano and RCD Espanyol.
POSSIBLE ALIGNMENTS AND CASUALTIES
VALENCIA: Mamardashvili; Foulquier, Cömert, Özkacar, Gayà; Nico, Guerra, Almeida; Kluivert, Lino, Cavani.
Gabriel Paulista, due to his expulsion against Celta, and Mouctar Diakhaby, forced to complete the cycle due to accumulation of cards, will be out along with Marcos André, who will miss the rest of the season due to injury.
Warned of sanction for day 36 (Mallorca): Dimitri Foulquier, Eray Cömert, José Luis Gayà, Yunus Musah, and Ilaix Moriba.
REAL MADRID: Lunin; Vázquez, Rüdiger, Nacho, Mendy; Tchouaméni, Ceballos, Valverde; Asensio, Vinicius, Rodrygo.
The only doubt for Carlo Ancelotti is Thibaut Courtois . The Belgian goalkeeper played injured against City and, although he is already training normally, it is not clear if he will start.
Warned of sanction for matchday 36 (Rayo Vallecano): Dani Carvajal and Eder Militao.
SCHEDULE AND WHERE TO SEE VALENCIA VS. REAL MADRID
The match will be played this Sunday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m. in Mestalla and will be broadcast on LaLigaTV by Movistar +.
In addition, all Betfair users will be able to bet live by clicking on this page.
We are facing a historic duel in our football. Both casts have seen each other 195 times: 104 wins for Real Madrid, 51 for Valencia, and 40 draws.
This is how the last five clashes between one and the other ended:
- Real Madrid 2-0 Valencia (LaLiga, 20/21)
- Valencia 1-2 Real Madrid (LaLiga, 21/22)
- Real Madrid 4-1 Valencia (LaLiga, 21/22)
- Real Madrid 2-1 Valencia (decided on penalties) (Super Cup, 22/23)
- Real Madrid 2-0 Valencia (LaLiga, 22/23)
In the game the first round, the absolute dominance of the white team, which they resolved through Asensio (52′) and Vinicius (54′) as soon as they returned from the locker room. Valencia did not register a single shot on goal.
HOW DO BOTH TEAMS ARRIVE?
Rubén Baraja has raised the spirits of the Che team, which seemed destined for the Second Division and is already sticking its head above water. Last day, a very important victory in Balaídos against Celta by 1-2.
Valencia is fourteenth with 37 points, three ahead and the particular goal average over Getafe, which marks relegation.
For their part, Real Madrid come to this match in a complicated situation. Last Tuesday, he was thrashed at the Etihad Stadium (4-0) and the possibility of playing a new Champions League final disappeared. And in the League, there is no longer anything at stake beyond the second position since Barça was proclaimed champion in a mathematical way the previous weekend.
Ancelotti’s men are second with 71 points, two ahead of Atlético de Madrid.
FORECASTS FOR VALENCIA VS. REAL MADRID
1.- Victory for Valencia at [3.1]: the predictions do not place the Ches as favorites, although they are the only team that is at stake in this match. In addition, Real Madrid arrives touch after their elimination from the Champions League and will present an alternative team from the start.
2.- Both teams score at [1.62]: the white team hasn’t missed a goal at the Mestalla since 2009 and Valencia has scored at home against Real Madrid in their last eleven games.
3.- Justin Kluivert scores a goal at any time at [3.3]: the Dutch footballer has scored three goals in his last five games, including the last one against Celta.