Leganes vs Real Madrid
Spanish La Liga, Spain
Date: Monday, 15th April 2019
Kick off at: 20.00 GMT
Venue: Estadio Municipal de Butarque, Spain
Still looking to finish the current season as La Liga runners up, Real Madrid are gunning for three points on Monday. Zinedine Zidane’s team will be facing Leganes at Municipal de Butarque.
Leganes vs Real Madrid Possible Lineups
Here are the possible lineups for both teams as they gear themselves for this Monday La Liga fixture. Let’s take a look at the probable lineups and formation that they could be setting up to help them getting all three points.
Expected Formation: 3-5-2
Probable Lineups: Cuellar(g);Bustinza, Tarin, Siovas(def);Nyom, Eraso, R. Perez, M. Vesga, J. Silva(mid);Carrillo(att).
Expected Formation: 4-3-3
Probable Lineups: Navas(g);Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo(def);Modric, Casemiro, Kroos(mid); Bale, Benzema, Isco(att).
Before going into this Monday Spanish La Liga match, both teams have been involved in other games. Let’s check out the latest results that they have been getting to have a clear idea about their current form.
Recent form in all competition (last five matches): LLWWD
Mauricio Pellegrino’s side have been experiencing mixed results in their last five fixtures. Los Pepineros picking up two wins, one draw and also two defeats during their recent five games.
They’re on a positive run though with two wins and a draw during their latest three games. That relatively good results might be a good enough morale booster for them before facing Los Blancos.
Recent form in all competition (last five matches) :WWWLW
Apart from losing against Valencia, Madrid have been doing quite well every since Zidane’s return. Los Blancos pretty much won all of their other games expect from that 2-1 loss against Los Che.
Not having any other games outside of La Liga, Madrid have enough time to prepare for the Monday tie. Zidane’s side shouldn’t have any complain regarding players’ tiredness or even rotation policy.
Los Pepineros will be without Oscar Rodriguez along with Lunin for this Monday tie due to injury problems. There’s also some doubts regarding En-Neysri, Omeruo and Recio’s condition ahead of the match.
Pellegrino is looking to pair up Braithwaite and Carillo up front in a hope of breaking down Madrid’s defense. Jonathan Silva and Ruben Perez will be key again in the home team’s midfield.
There isn’t much injury trouble for Los Blancos for this Monday tie with Vinicus the only one confirmed to be missing out. Mariano Diaz and Thibaut Courtouis’ condition remain uncertain, but they could also be used on the bench.
Madrid set to play Dani Carvajal back into the right back as he recovered from his injury. Karim Benzema will continue to lead the line with his good goal scoring form this season.
Head to Head Records:
The last five meetings between both teams have been dominated by Los Blancos as they won all of them.
Their last match up was on January 17, 2019 at Copa del Rey tie which was won by Madrid 1-0.
Playing at home isn’t a guarantee for Leganes as they’re playing Madrid that have superior talents. However, Leganes are hoping that their home support can lift their players confidence.
Los Blancos themselves are also keen on getting a win as they are not keen on finishing behind Atletico Madrid. Madrid should be favorite to take the win, though Leganes might cause some problems.
Final Score: 1-2