Los Blancos resume their 2019/2020 La Liga campaign against a relegation threatened side and Eibar are likely to struggle against the La Liga’s giants.
Real Madrid’s first game after the post Covid19 enforced break is a home clash with relegation-threatened Eibar.
With their home stadium Santiago Bernabeu undergoing renovation work, Zinedine Zidane’s side will be playing their home games at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano in their training complex, the 6000 capacity of which is similar to Eibar’s Estadio Ipurua, the smallest ground in the Spanish top flight.
Los Blancos head into the game 5 points behind leaders Barcelona, while Eibar are just two points above the relegation zone. It is a must win match as they play catch on with League leaders Barcelona.
Real Madrid vs Eibar Latest Odds
When these two sides met in the Basque Country earlier this season, Real Madrid produced a superb performance to win 4-0 and they are offered at 1.232 with 1xbet to claim another another victory.
Eibar meanwhile have never won away at Real Madrid and are offered at 15.00 to claim a shocking victory with the draw at 7.20.
Real Madrid vs Eibar Team News
The hosts have a relatively clean bill of health with defender Nacho Fernandez and new boy Luka Jovic the only members of the squad missing through injury.
The post Covid19 break of the season has given marquee signing Eden Hazard time to recover from his injury and fitness concerns. He now look.to set La Liga on fire.
Jose Luis Mendilibar have to do without suspended midfielder Gonzalo Escalante while defender Ivan Ramis remains sidelined having not featured for Eibar since November with a knee injury.
Real Madrid vs Eibar Preview
Jose Luis Mendilibar’s side head to the Spanish capital with one of the worst away records in La Liga.
Eibar have won just once on the road all term and their total of eight goals scored in 13 away matches is the lowest in the division. Their goal rate 0.61 is 42% lesser than the league’s away matches average. They have also conceded 8% more than the league average goals conceded in away matches.
Real Madrid for their part boast one of La Liga’s meanest defence at home. They have conceded just 9 times at the Bernabeu and they will be confident of keeping the goal-shy visitors at bay.
The 13-time European champions have scored 27 goals in their 13 home matches which is the second highest after Barcelona’s 45. Zinedine Zidane will hope Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio bring more goals to the team with their coming back from injuries.
Real Madrid vs Eibar Tips And Predictions
Real Madrid overwhelmed Eibar the last time they met back in November and backing them to record another comfortable win should prove profitable.
Over 2.5 goals at odds 1.5 looks valuable.
Stake wisely and apply bankroll management.