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How Real Madrid could line up against Eibar

Sports Mole looks at how Real Madrid could line up in Saturday’s La Liga clash with Eibar. Real Madrid will be looking to bounce back from Wednesday’s 2-1 loss at Valencia when they welcome Eibar to the Bernabeu on Saturday afternoon. The defeat at the Mestalla has left Los Blancos five points off second-placed Atletico Madrid, while they are now 13 points off La Liga leaders Barcelona. Zinedine Zidane started his second spell in charge of Madrid with back-to-back victories over Celta Vigo and Huesca, but the team’s problems were once again shown on Wednesday night. Huge changes are expected this summer following a disappointing season, but for now, Madrid will be focusing on returning to winning ways against Eibar on Saturday afternoon. Here, Sports Mole looks at how Los...

Preview: Valencia vs. Real Madrid – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole provides the team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Real Madrid’s trip to Valencia in La Liga. Sixth will welcome third in La Liga on Wednesday night as Real Madrid make the trip to the Mestalla to face Valencia in what is shaping up to be a very interesting battle. Valencia are currently three points off the top four ahead of Tuesday night’s fixtures. Madrid, meanwhile, are not challenging for the title this season but will have second-placed Atletico Madrid in their sights. Valencia © Reuters It has been a strange season for Valencia. Indeed, the former Spanish champions have been the draw specialists in the league this term, sharing the points in 16 of their 29 La Liga matches during the 2018-19 campaign. Los Che have only suffered four defeats this s...

Result: Karim Benzema rescues Real Madrid against bottom side Huesca

Real Madrid carve out a 3-2 win against Huesca at the Bernabeu thanks to a late goal from Karim Benzema. Karim Benzema scored in the final minute of the match to snatch all three points for Real Madrid as they edged out bottom side Huesca 3-2 at the Bernabeu on Sunday evening. © Reuters On their first visit to the Bernabeu, it took the visitors less than three minutes to open the scoring as Ezequiel Avila won back the ball from Nacho on the right and picked out Juan Camilo Hernandez, whose sweeping first-time finish was past Luca Zidane before the goalkeeper could react. All Real could offer in response over the next 15 minutes was a couple of shots from Karim Benzema, one forcing Roberto Santamaria into a routine save and the other flying wide. Real managed to get back on level terms thro...

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