|Espanyol vs Real Madrid|
|Date||29 Aug 2022|
|Time||1:30 AM IST 🇮🇳|
🇪🇸 Espanyol XI: Lecomte; Óscar Gil, Calero, Cabrera, Brian Oliván; Vinicius Souza, Edu Expósito, Darder; Javi Puado, Rubén Sánchez; Joselu
🇪🇸 Real Madrid XI: Courtois; Lucas Vázquez, Militao, Rüdiger, Alaba; Tchouaméni, Kroos, Modric; Fede Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius
🔴 FT : Espanyol | 1 - 3 | Real Madrid
12' | 0 - 1 | Vinicius Junior
43' | 1 - 1 | Joselu
88' | 1 - 2 | Karim Benzema
90+10' | 1 - 3 | Karim Benzema
Espanyol | DLDDDL 📉
Espanyol will be looking to improve on their last outing here after a 0-2 La Liga defeat last time out to Rayo Vallecano.
In that match, Espanyol had 55% possession and 13 shots at goal with 1 on target. Rayo Vallecano got 8 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Isi Palazón (40') and Pathé Ismaël Ciss (59') scored for Rayo Vallecano.
It has been seldom in recent games that Espanyol have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Espanyol have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 8 goals in the process. That trend might not follow through into this next game, however.
Going into this contest, Espanyol are without a win at home for the past 4 league games. Their fans aren't happy.
Real Madrid | DDWWWW 📈
Real Madrid will come into the meeting after a 1-4 La Liga win with the eclipse of Celta Vigo in their last fixture.
In that game, Real Madrid managed 49% possession and 16 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For Real Madrid, the goalscorers were Karim Benzema (14'), Luka Modrić (42'), Vinicius Júnior (56') and Federico Valverde (66'). Celta Vigo got 15 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Iago Aspas (23') was the scorer for Celta Vigo.
A run of accomplished showings by the Real Madrid defenders has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 3 from their previous 6 clashes combined. In that period, their own forwards have managed to score 10.
Coming into this fixture, Real Madrid are unbeaten in their last 3 away league matches.