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Benítez set to be fired if Real Madrid don't beat Valencia

This will be a tough one for Los Blancos.

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Sunday's visit to Valencia could be Rafa Benítez's last game as Real Madrid's coach if his team cannot manage to beat Gary Neville's men, according to OKdiario -- ran by Marca's former Chief Editor Eduardo Inda --.

Valencia aren't playing very well at the moment and lost 1-0 to Villarreal yesterday, but they always play with a lot of intensity against Real Madrid. They stopped Real's winning streak last season with a 2-1 win and also collected a 2-2 draw at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Valencia sacked Nuno some weeks ago and former Manchester United defender Gary Neville took over the club. Since that happened, they have only beaten Segunda División B team Barakaldo in the Copa del Rey.

Either way, Real Madrid will need to improve from their last performances if they want to beat Valencia away from the Bernabéu. Benítez is on the hot seat and he will surely work hard to get his players ready for that challenge.

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