Real Madrid is taking on Sevilla this Saturday at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. Madrid are now 2 points behind of Barcelona. It’s a tough away fixture for Los Blancos, they need three points to stay in the title race. But it will not be an easy job for The Whites, as Sevilla is still unbeaten in their den in this season. Here is the Sevilla vs Real Madrid Match Preview.
Preview of Sevilla VS. Real Madrid
Current Form of Sevilla
Sevilla is currently 5th in league table, with 69 points in 34 matches. They have same no. of points as 4th place team in the league table Valencia has, so this tie is going to be very crucial for them for qualifying in the UEFA Champions league next season.
Sevilla is enjoying an excellent run under Unai Emery, they are unbeaten in last 10 matches in La liga. Their defensive organization is very good, conceded only five goals in the last eight matches and earned four clean sheets. They will once again pin their hopes on their Colombian international Carlos Becca, who scored 24 goals in 50 appearances for Sevilla this season in all competitions.
Current Form of Real Madrid
Real Madrid is just 2points behind to league leader Barcelona. They have won last 6 matches in the La Liga. Their victory against Atlético in UCL quarter is confident booster for them in this remaining campaign. This match going to be very crucial for them to stay in the title hunt.
Real Madrid already scores 102 goals in this La Liga campaign, Cristiano scores 39 of them. But Madrid will rely on the performances of Columbian international James Rodriguez, he has been inspirational, main driving force for Los Blancos since he returned from injury. Ramos, Varane, Isco and Kroos are going to be key figures in this fixture.
Nicolas Pareja has suffered ACL torn and likely to be sidelined for 7 months. Sebastian Cristoforo is not going to feature in this match and Vitolo has also been struggling with a hamstring injury.
Daniel Carvajal and Sergio Ramos are available for this tie. Good news for Ancelotti that Bale is back in training, hopeful to return in this clash. Karim Benzema and Luca Modric are going to miss this tie.
Sevilla Expected Starting XI:
Rico, Navarro, Coke, Kolodziejczak, Arribas, Suarez, Mbia, Banega, Aleix Vidal, Reyes, Bacca
Real Madrid Expected Starting XI:
Casillas, Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo, Illarramendi, Kroos, James, Isco, Ronaldo, Hernandez
Match: Sevilla vs Real Madrid
Date: May 2, 2015
Stadium: Sánchez Pizjuán, Sevilla (Spain)
Competition: La Liga
Kickoff time: 20:00 (UTC/GMT)
11.30 PM IST
It is going to be a fantastic match. Sevilla have extraordinary record in Estadio Ramon, so it’s a tough task for Ancelotti’s men to come up with three points, they need huge effort & commitment to do that. But when you have big match players in our team, they will be always some hope. According to Footballlens, Real Madrid will win it 2-1.