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Real Madrid vs Espanyol Spanish La Liga Date: Saturday, 18 February 2017 Kick-Off at 15:15 UK/ 16:15 CET Venue: Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid.
Zinedine Zidane’s men will be aiming to remain top of the La Liga table when they welcome Espanyol to Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.
The Madrid side are leading the La Liga table with 49 points while they have 2 games at hand, they are a point above Barcelona directly behind them. Los Blancos are currently on a 3-game winning streak in the League and are expecting to extend the streak in this fixture.
Meanwhile, the Catalan side Espanyol were defeated at home last weekend by Real Sociedad, the game ended 1-2. They are in the 8th position and are 4 points behind Villarreal in the 6th position. A win in this game will pull them closer to 6th spot depending on outcome of other games.
Real Madrid vs Espanyol: Head to Head Statistics
In the last 47 meetings between the two sides, Madrid has the highest number of victories (34), while Espanyol have won just 7.
Los Blancos are currently on a 9-game winning streak against the Catalan side and have kept a clean sheet in their last 3 games.
Madrid last lost a game to Espanyol in 2007, they have since been unbeaten against them in their last 20 meetings.
Zinedine Zidane’s men have scored at least 2 goals against Espanyol in each of their last 6 outings. They scored 24 goals in total in their last 6 meetings and conceded twice.
At Santiago Bernabeu, Real Madrid have lost just once to Espanyol, they have drawn 3 games and won 19 games.
Real Madrid vs Espanyol: Prediction
Espanyol are up against a strong Madrid side which haven’t lost a home game in La Liga since February of 2016. Los Blancos are the favourites in this fixture as we expect them to grab all 3 points in this game. Also, we expect both teams to score in the game as the two teams are good in front of goals.
Real Madrid vs Espanyol: Bet Tips
Real Madrid to win and over 2.5 goals at 1.36 Over 3.5 goals at 1.92.