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Real Madrid vs Levante: Team news, predictions & probable XI

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 13/09/2019

Real Madrid will entertain Levante in their fourth game of the season, Zinedine Zidane will give Eden Hazard the nod to start against Paco  Lopez's men on Saturday here are the facts you need to know before the game.

TEAM NEWS

REAL MADRID:

Los Blancos will miss the services of Luka Modric, Isco and Marco Asensio due to injuries and Bale due to suspension.

Madrid is the latest of them all to sustain an injury despite playing for Croatia during the international break but he sustained an injury and he would need some rest.

Isco is yet to make a return from the injury, though the midfielder is expected to be back before next month while Asensio will miss larger part of the season due to the knee injury he sustained against Arsenal in the pre-season.

Zinedine Zidane will also miss the services of Gareth Bale who is arguably the best Real Madrid player so far this season. He received a red card in the latter stages of the clash with Villarreal last time out.

LEVANTE:

The visitors will be without Rober Pier and Coke when they face Real Madrid but they are expected to line up against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Real Madrid had a better head to head advantage, they have played 24 matches in between them with Real Madrid recording 17 wins three draws and 4 defeat against the Valencia based team.

RECENT FORM:

REAL MADRID:

Zidane’s men drew their last two games against Villarreal and Real Valladolid respectively but won their opener against Celta Vigo, they had a slow start to the season due top injuries.

The game against Levante will see Real Madrid summer signing Eden Hazard make his debut for the La Liga outfit.

LEVANTE:

The Frogs started the season well, with two wins in three games and a defeat sees them above Real Madrid in the La Liga log.  Paco Lopez will expect his team to maintain the same form when they visit Bernabeu on Saturday.

PROBABLE LINE UPS:

REAL MADRID:

Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Hazard, Benzema, Lucas

LEVANTE:

Fernandez; Miramon, Vezo, Postigo, Clerc; Morales, Gomez, Vukcevic, Rochina; Marti, Mayoral

PREDICTION:

Real Madrid 3-1 Levante

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