Real Madrid Vs Levante
Real Madrid and Levante meet at the Bernabeu Stadium in a match of the third round on the Spanish league. History between these two teams reveals that Real Madrid is in the better position and in the last four matches it has won four times in the fixture. Before the international break, Real Madrid had suffered a setback with a 2-2 away draw at Valencia and they hope to get back on track this time round.
Real Madrid is currently fifth position on the league and Levante is 7th position on the stand and has earned 4 points so far.Shockingly, Real Madrid have been stronger away than at home as in the last 30 games it has had 13 victories as well as 2 defeats as an away team, and as a home team it has had 8 wins, four draws and 3 losses. In the last 10 home games, Real Madrid has had six wins as well as one draw and three losses. Real Madrid has conceded goals in eight of the last 10 games and this reveals defensive frailties in the team. However, the attack is superb and has scored at least once in the last 10 games.51 of the last 64 home games has finished with over 2.5 goals.
Levante has won 4 points so far and in the first round has managed only to win Villarreal at home. The last game was a 2-2 draw with Deportivo La Coruna.The team is stronger when they and especially since it has had 6 wins,4 draws and 5 losses on the road against 10 wins three draws and 2 losses at home. The attack also scores regularly and has managed to score in 9 of the last ten games. Levante has quality attack though the defense should show more quality in games. The game is therefore expected to display quality attacking football with both teams looking for goals in all ways possible. In a head to head perspective, Real Madrid have won their last 9 matches against levanter but however only two of these wins had over 3 goals
For Real Madrid, Sergio Ramos returns from defense and will help tighten the defense. Raphael Varane is a major doubt for the game.Keylor Navas is late back from international duty so Kiko Casilla may start in goal. Cristiano Ronaldo is still banned for the game and will play no active role as well. For Levante, Morales remains banned for the game after getting a red card in the last fixture.
Real Madrid: Navas,Carvajal,Ramos,Nacho,Marcelo,Casimero,Kroos,Modric,Isco,Asencio,Benzema
Players to Watch
Marco Asensio is turning out to be an important player for Real Madrid and he will be the go to man in this game. Levante will look to attacking midfielder Enis Bardhi in this game and he is going to be a key man for them.
The game will most likely be favored towards Real Madrid for an easy win. Both teams are expected to score as well in this match.