Real Madrid host Villarreal needing to earn the three points to take advantage of Barcelona’s draw against Valencia in Mestalla. While Girona are still leading the table, Ancelotti’s men can increase their gap over Barcelona with a win tonight, which would increase their lead over Xavi’s team in two points.
Villarreal have made some big improvements since the appointment of club legend Marcelino Garcia Toral, who has finally made some key adjustments. The Yellow Submarine have been quite disappointing so far this season but they have a quality roster capable of competing for a spot in the Europa League, so Real Madrid will need to be very composed and prove that they can dominate from the first whistle.
Los Blancos are still without key players like Camavinga and Vinicius, and while Tchouameni is back in the squad list he should not be expected to start just yet.
HOW TO WATCH, STREAM LA LIGA
Time: 21:00 CET, 03:00pm EST.
Venue: Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain.
Available TV: Movistar La Liga, ABC
Available Streaming: ESPN+
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