La Liga 2020-21
SD Eibar vs. Real Madrid C.F. – Mon, 21st December
SD Eibar vs. Real Madrid C.F. Match Prediction:
SD Eibar are going to host Real Madrid CF at the Ipurua Municipal Stadium on Monday 21st December in their next La Liga game.
The Armeros come into this match following a 1-1 draw against Real Sociedad last Sunday at the Anoeta Stadium. Real Sociedad was put ahead in the first half by young winger Ander Barrenetxea, but attacker Sergi Enrich equalized for SD Eibar in the next half. Real Madrid, on the contrary, beat 10-man Athletic Bilbao 3-1 in their prevous game at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano on Tuesday.
A goal from Germany international Toni Kroos and a strut from veteran French striker Karim Benzema safeguarded success for Los Blancos. The Right-back Ander Capa counted the relief goal for Athletic Bilbao, who had Spain international Raul Garcia sent off in the first half.
Today match prediction says Real Madrid will look to heap the pressure on rivals Atletico Madrid at the top of the points table when they clash with Eibar this weekend. A win at Eibar on Sunday night will mean five successive victories for Los Blancos as they search for their second successive league title as per the betting tips.
Zinedine Zidane’s team presently sit third in the table, while SD Eibar subjugate 11th spot, having made a solid start to this edition. The Armeros have only gained three of their 13 La Liga games this season, but a aggregate of 15 points has left them in 11th place, which signifies a reputable start to the drive for the Basque clubEibar, who were a third-tier team as lately as 2013, continue to punch above their weight at this flat of football and are presently in their seventh honest season in the top flight.
Madrid, in the meantime, have relished a prolific December to date, reserving their place in the last-16 stage of the Champions League, in accumulation to recording three consecutive league victories as said by the match tips.
Head to head they have had 12 encounters between the two teams out of which Real Madrid hold the clear advantage. They have won 10 games and lost one. The two sides last faced each other in June this 2020, with Real Madrid thrashing Eibar 3-1.
Eibar La Liga form: DDWDD
Real Madrid La Liga form: DLWWW
Eibar have usually overwhelmed under the management of Jose Luis Mendilibar. Although missing some vital players, they can be an unsafe opposition. Real Madrid, conversely, are on a good run of form. Manager Zinedine Zidane’s job was supposed to be on the line a few days ago, but today match prediction says optimistic results have cowed that talk. Betting tips foresee Real Madrid will be the favorites to win this game.
Real Madrid will win this game.
Eibar have a crowd of injury worries. Manager Jose Luis Mendilibar will be deprived of the services of Portuguese centre-back Paulo Oliveira, right-back Rober Correa, young attacker Bryan Gil, defender Pedro Bigas and left-back Jose Angel.
In the interim, Real Madrid could be without their Belgium international Eden Hazar, striker Luka Jovic, d and striker Mariano Diaz, who are all treating injuries.
Eibar Predicted XI: Marko Dmitrovic, Kevin Rodrigues, Anaitz Arbilla, Edu Exposito, Sergio Alvarez, Alejandro Pozo, Pape Diop, Jose Martinez, Takashi Inui, Yoshinori Muto, Kike.
Real Madrid Predicted XI: Thibaut Courtois, Toni Kroos, Federico Valverde, Marco Asensio, Luka Modric, Dani Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos, Ferland Mendy, Karim Benzema, Vinicius Junior.