Real Madrid v Celta Vigo Preview: Match Lineup, News & Prediction

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Real Madrid v Celta Vigo Preview: Match Lineup, News & Prediction
Real Madrid v Celta Vigo - who will come out on top?

Get the latest updates and insights on the upcoming match Real Madrid v Celta Vigo, including match predictions, lineups, and news. Don’t miss out on the action as these two powerhouse teams face off in what promises to be an exciting game.

In this article, we will give you the best fantasy combinations, probable lineups, team news, key stats and grand league tips for the LaLiga match between Real Madrid v Celta Vigo.

Real Madrid v Celta Vigo Match Details:

League: LaLiga

Venue: Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid

Time: 23rd April, 12.30 am

Real Madrid v Celta Vigo Preview

The UEFA Champions League semi-finalists host Celta Vigo at the Bernabeu On Saturday as they resume their LaLiga campaign. The Los Blancos proved too strong for the Blues from England as they emerged victorious 2-0 both home and away in the UCL quarter-finals against Chelsea. Carlo Ancelotti’s men are 11 points behind league leaders Barcelona with 9 games in hand. It’ll take a significant slip-up by Xavi’s men for Real Madrid to have any chance of winning the LaLiga. On the other hand, their rivals Atletico Madrid are breathing down their neck – sitting third with just a two point deficit over their bitter rivals. Although the Copa Del Rey and the UEFA Champions League will be a priority, Ancelotti’s men cannot be taking a casual approach towards the LaLiga, despite confirming their spot in the top four. With the second-best home record in the division picking 31 points from 14 games, Real Madrid will be favorites here to win this game. It won’t be a surprise to see Karim Benzema not feature in the lineup after taking a blow to his foot late on against Chelsea.

It has been more or less a successful campaign for Celta Vigo currently sitting 12th in the LaLiga table with 36 points. There shouldn’t be any fears of relegation with a game in hand and an eight-point gap between themselves and 18th placed Espanyol. In fact, with just a two-point deficit over Girona at 9th, Celta Vigo will be looking to push on for a top half finish. However, Carlos Carvajal’s men haven’t been in the best of form lately, winless in the LaLiga for over a month now. They historically haven’t had a good record against Real Madrid too, losing all of their last five meetings.

Real Madrid v Celta Vigo Prediction:

Real Madrid 4-0 Celta Vigo


Real Madrid and Celta Vigo Key Stats:

Goals:

Real Madrid: K Benzema (14), V Junior (9), F Valverde, M Asensio (7)

Celta Vigo: I Aspas (12), G Veiga (9), C Perez, G Pacienca, H Seferovic, J Larsen, J Aidoo, O Rodriguez (2)

Assists: 

Real Madrid: R Goes (7), V Junior (6), M Asensio, A Tchouameni (4)

Celta Vigo: G Veiga, C Perez, J Larsen (4), I Aspas, F Cervi (3)

Tackles:

Real Madrid: A Tchouameni, E Camavinga (47), E Militao (35), T Kroos (33)

Celta Vigo: J Galan (81), F Cervi (60), J Aidoo (45)

Interceptions:

Real Madrid: : A Tchouameni (32), E Militao (31), D Ceballos (20), T Kroos (17)

Celta Vigo: U Nunez (57), F Beltran (43), J Galan (29)

Chances Created:

Real Madrid: V Junior (54), K Benzema (43), F Valverde (42), T Kroos (40)

Celta Vigo: I Aspas (69), J Galan (46), G Veiga (22)


Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Lineups:

Real Madrid: Courtois; Vazquez, Militao, Rudiger, Nacho; Valverde, Tchouameni, Camavinga; Asensio, Benzema, Vinicius

Celta Vigo: Villar; Vazquez, Aidoo, Nunez, Galan; Perez, Veiga, Beltran, De la Torre; Aspas, Paciencia

Unavailable Players:

Real Madrid: D Alaba, F Mendy

Celta Vigo: A Marchesin, C Perez, D Alves, J Aidoo, O Mingueza, H Mallo


Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Fantasy Combination:

Gk: I Villar

Def: J Nacho Fernandez, A Rudiger, E Militao

Mid: G Veiga, F Beltran, F Valverde, M Asensio

Fwd: I Aspas, K Benzema (C), V Junior (vC)

Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Captaincy Picks:

K Benzema, V Junior, I Aspas

Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Grand League Picks:

F Valverde, M Asensio, G Veiga