Real Madrid’s visit to Sevilla’s Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan will take place in the middle of a big slump from Los Blancos. Madrid have lost their last two games against manageable opposition —Alaves and Shakhtar— and their last win in La Liga happened more than a month ago against Huesca.
It’s clear that Madrid are struggling right now, so much that reports from the Spanish press suggest that this is a crucial week for Zinedine Zidane, who could lose his job if his team doesn’t succeed against Sevilla, Gladbach and Atletico de Madrid.
Sevilla coach Julen Lopetegui decided to rest most of his starters on the home match against Chelsea, so Madrid will not only face a quality Sevilla team, they will also be fresh and ready to play with intensity for 90 minutes.
Madrid need to find a way through and make a statement today, as they can’t afford to drop more points if they want to have a shot at winning the Liga title.
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Time: 16:15 CET (local time), 10:15am EST.
Venue: Sanchez Pizjuan, Sevilla, Spain.
Available TV: BeIN Sports (USA), Movistar La Liga (Spain)
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