Real Madrid’s home game against Alaves comes after a very solid performance from Los Blancos on their visit to Inter Milan’s San Siro. Still, Los Blancos’ last two games in la Liga against Valencia and Villarreal have been disappointing, so it’s extremely important for them to find some kind of groove and momentum before Atletico de Madrid build a big lead in the table.
Alaves seems to be the right opportunity for Zidane’s men to do so, especially considering that Madrid’s next two games in the Spanish competition will be against Sevilla and Atletico de Madrid, two quality teams.
However, Los Blancos will be without a pure right-back —again— and Benzema isn’t ready to play just yet, so they will have to take care of business without some of their key players. Alaves haven’t been spectacular this season, but the same could be said about Valencia and they managed to beat this Real Madrid team.
One thing is for certain. Madrid can’t afford to take these games for granted anymore and will need to bring their A-game tonight.
HOW TO WATCH, STREAM LA LIGA
Time: 21:00 CET (local time), 03:00pm EST.
Venue: Alfredo di Stefano, Madrid, Spain.
Available TV: BeIN Sports (USA), Movistar La Liga (Spain)
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