Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Preview, Tips and Odds


Real Madrid will welcome Celta Vigo to Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday for their meeting of round 28 in La Liga. Real are 3rd in the standing with 51 points and their only mission until the end of the season is to keep the current position. Their season is practically over, as they trail leaders Barcelona by 12 points and are out of the Champions League and Copa Del Rey. The big news coming from Madrid this week were that Zinedine Zidane is back at the helm of the club, where he made his name as a manager. Celta are in danger of relegation, as they are currently sitting 18th, below the relegation zone, but just a point separating them from the first team outside the drop zone.

Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Head to Head

Head to Head Last H2H game Last H2H games Last H2H games home/away
Real Madrid Win 14 W/ 2 D/ 4 L 7 W/ 0 D/ 3 L
Celta Vigo Loss 0 W/ 1 D/ 2 L 3 W/ 0 D/ 7 L

Last game between the teams: 11.11.2018 Celta Vigo – Real Madrid 2:4; Hugo Mallo 61′, Brais Mendez 90′; Karim Benzema 23′, Gustavo Cabral 56′ (own goal), Sergio Ramos 83′ (penalty), Dani Ceballos 90′; Gustavo Cabral from the hosts was sent off for two yellow cards in the 87′
Last game at this venue: 12.05.2018 Real Madrid – Celta Vigo 6:0; Gareth Bale 13′, 30′, Isco Alarcon 32′, Achraf Hakimi 52′, Sergi Gomez 74′ (own goal), Toni Kroos 81′

Worth mentioning: Celta are without a win over Real Madrid in the last five H2H clashes. The teams are usually involved in high scoring games and the proof is that all of the last eleven encounters produced over 2,5 goals, with eight of them going even over 3,5. Nine of those meetings witnessed goals scored at both ends. No draw has been registered in Madrid in the last eleven meetings there, as we have to go back to 2003 to find the last time the teams shared the points.

Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Stats

Head to Head Last H2H game Last H2H games Last H2H games home/away
Real Madrid Win 14 W/ 2 D/ 4 L 7 W/ 0 D/ 3 L
Celta Vigo Loss 0 W/ 1 D/ 2 L 3 W/ 0 D/ 7 L

Last game Real Madrid: 10.03.2019 Valladolid – Real Madrid 1:4; Anuar Tuhami 29′; Raphael Varane 34′, Karim Benzema 51′ (penalty), 59′, Luka Modric 85′; Ruben Alcaraz missed a penalty for the home side in the 12′; Casemiro from the visitors was sent off for two yellow cards in the 80′
Last game Celta Vigo: 10.03.2019 Celta Vigo – Betis 0:1; Jese Rodriguez 80′
Top performers Real Madrid: Karim Benzema 13 goals 3 assists, Gareth Bale 7 goals 2 assists, Sergio Ramos 6 goals 1 assist.
Top performers Celta Vigo: Iago Aspas 10 goals 2 assists, Maximiliano Gomez 9 goals 5 assists, Brais Mendez 5 goals 7 assists.

Head to Head Last H2H game Last H2H games Last H2H games home/away
Real Madrid Win 14 W/ 2 D/ 4 L 7 W/ 0 D/ 3 L
Celta Vigo Loss 0 W/ 1 D/ 2 L 3 W/ 0 D/ 7 L

Worth mentioning: Real Madrid managed to end their three game losing streak last weekend, when they triumphed over Valladolid. Four of their last five matches featured over 2,5 goals, while three meetings witnessed goals at both ends. Real’s home form has been nothing short of disaster of late, as Los Blancos recored four straight losses in front of their own supporters.
Celta Vigo have won just one of their last twelve matches, while recording nine losses in the process. The team was unable to score more than a goal in any of their last eight outings. None of the last three Celta games produced over 2,5 goals or saw both teams scoring. They are without a victory on the road in their last six visits and managed to earn a single draw.

Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo News

Missing players Real Madrid: Daniel Carvajal. Marcos Llorente, Lucas Vazquez and Vinicius Junior will miss the game. Gareth Bale and Mariano Diaz are under question. Casemiro is suspended.
Missing players Celta Vigo: Iago Aspas and Gustavo Cabral will miss the game. Kevin Vazquez is doubtful, while Hugo Mallo is suspended.

Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Predictions

Real Madrid to win -1 handicap – 1.53 @ bet365

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