After their win in the Champion League during the weekend, Real Madrid return home in a derby match versus Valencia. In their last game in La Liga, the Los Blancos shockingly lost against Eibar with 3-0 and now have to redeem themselves. Real Madrid now have 20 points, which is their worst start in La Liga since season 2001/02 when they had 19 points in their first 13 matches. At home Real Madrid have four wins, one loss and one draw.
Valencia lost versus Juventus in the Champion League during the weekend, and this has put to an end their ambition to continue in the next phase of the tournament. In the last month in La Liga Los Murciélagos stabilised their performance and won their previous two matches against Getafe and Rayo Vallecano. After their last two wins, Valencia is now 11th place in the standings and are now just 3 points behind the 6th in the standing – Real Madrid.
In recent games between Real Madrid and Valencia, Los Blancos have a slight advantage, although they don’t win easily. Valencia’s last win versus Real Madrid on Santiago Bernabeu is from season 2008, but in their previous four away matches against Los Blancos, they managed to score at least two goals.
I will back BTTS – Yes and Over 2.5 Goals, with Real Madrid 3-1 Correct Score.
Real Madrid vs Valencia Head to Head
Real Madrid have three wins, two draws and one loss in their previous six matches versus Valencia. Both teams scored goals in all of these, and there were over 2.5 goals scored.
In the most recent meeting, Real Madrid won with 4-1 on Mestalla Stadium. Los Blancos have scored two or more goals in the previous six home matches against Valencia. Los Murciélagos have not won against Real Madrid on Santiago Bernabeu since 2008.
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Real Madrid vs Valencia Stats
- Real Madrid have 20 points after their first 13 matches in La Liga, which is with just one point more than their worst start in season 2001/02.
- Los Blancos have conceded only eight goals in the second half of their matches.
- Gareth Bale hasn’t scored in nine consecutive games in La Liga.
- Valencia have won their last two matches in La Liga after they had just one win in their previous 11 games.
- Los Murciélagos have only one loss away since the start of the season.
Real Madrid vs Valencia Odds
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Real Madrid vs Valencia Team News
Casemiro and Nacho will miss the derby for Real Madrid. In doubt for the match are the goalkeeper Keylor Navas and the right back Álvaro Odriozola.
For Valencia Denis Cheryshev and Ezequiel Garay will miss the game. The Spanish national Rodrigo is in doubt for the game with a slight injury.