Real vs Celta Vigo: Team news, Predictions & betting tips

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 11/05/2018

Real Madrid will host Celta Vigo in their last home La Liga game on Saturday at the Bernabeu, here are the latest updates and news you need to know about this clash.

TEAM NEWS

REAL MADRID:

Real Madrid will face the Galician with Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo and defender Dani Carvajal and Isco is also a doubt going into this game on Saturday at the Santiago Bernabeu.

CELTA VIGO:

A hamstring issue is likely to keep the former Liverpool forward out Iago Aspas.

Celta Vigo will be without Turkish winger Emre Mor and Serbian defensive midfielder Nemanja Radoja for the clash with Real Madrid.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Both teams have met on  41 occasions with Real Madrid coming out to better off when it comes head to head comparison, with the Bernabeu outfit winning 24 matches, lost 12 and drew five with the Galician team.

RECENT FORM

REAL MADRID:

Real Madrid has had a disappointing season in La Liga are currently 18 points behind champions Barcelona.

Zinedine Zidane’s team also suffered a devastating defeat against Sevilla and further loses ground to their bitter rivals Barcelona.

In Real Madrid last five La Liga games they won two, drew two and lost one, they lack the consistency touch this season.

CELTA VIGO:

Juan Carlos Unzué’s men have refused to record a win in their last five games, Celta Vigo has lost just a game and drew four games including the Galician derby against Deportivo La Coruna and the game against Barcelona.

PREDICTION:

Real Madrid 2-1 Celta Vigo

PROBABLE LINEUPS

REAL MADRID:

Navas; Nacho, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Casemiro, Modric, Kroos; Asensio;  Benzema, Bale.

CELTA VIGO:

Alvarez; Mallo, Cabral, Gomez, Jonny; Wass, Jozabed, Lobotka, Sisto; Maximiliano Gómez, Gomez

 
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