Espanyol and Real Madrid will meet each other on Sunday at RCDE Stadium for a game of the 28th round in La Liga. It will be the last against the leaders, as Espanyol are on the last 20th place in the standings with just 24 points – eight adrift of the safe positions, while Real are on top of the league on equal 69 points with Barcelona, but with a better H2H balance.
Espanyol vs Real Madrid Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Espanyol||Loss||1 W/ 2 D/ 17 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 8 L|
|Real Madrid||Win||17 W/ 2 D/ 1 L||8 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the teams: 07.12.2019 La Liga: Real Madrid – Espanyol 2:0; Raphael Varane 37’, Karim Benzema 79’; Ferland Mendy from the home team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 83’
Last game at this venue: 27.01.2019 La Liga: Espanyol – Real Madrid 2:4; Leo Baptistao 25’, Roberto Rosales 81’; Karim Benzema 4’, 45’, Sergio Ramos 15’, Gareth Bale 67’; Raphael Varane from the visiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 72’
Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in the previous fifteen meetings between the teams of Espanyol and Real Madrid, with the capital side winning fourteen of those matches, including the most recent three. Espanyol’s last and only victory in the previous decade was achieved in 2018 with a slender 1:0 score at home. The las H2H clashes turned out to be low scoring affairs, as just one of the last five featured over 2,5 goals, and only the same witnessed goals at both ends.
Espanyol vs Real Madrid Stats
|As of 26.06||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Espanyol||Loss||2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|Real Madrid||Win||6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L|
Last game Espanyol: 25.06.2020 La Liga: Betis – Espanyol 1:0; Marc Bartra 48’
Top performers Espanyol: Raul De Tomas 4 goals, Wu Lei 4 goals, David Lopez 3 goals 2 assists.
Next game Espanyol: 02.07.2020 La Liga: Real Sociedad – Espanyol
Last game Real Madrid: 24.06.2020 La Liga: Real Madrid – Mallorca 2:0; Junior Vinicius 19’, Sergio Ramos 56’
Top performers Real Madrid: Karim Benzema 17 goals 6 assists, Sergio Ramos 8 goals, Toni Kroos 4 goals 5 assists.
Next game Real Madrid: 02.07.2020 La Liga: Real Madrid – Getafe
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Espanyol lost their visit to Betis on Wednesday and are now on a run of two back-to-back defeats and without a victory in three matches. Only one of the Parrots last fourteen outings ended in a victory for the visiting teams. Espanyol managed to score more than a goal only once across their last six encounters. Just one of their last five games produced over 2,5 goals, and only the same saw both involved sides to hit the back of the nets.
On Wednesday, Real Madrid recorded fourth straight victory in La Liga, prevailing with 2:0 over Mallorca at Santiago Bernabeu. The team’s perfect record since the restart is backed by their solid defensive displays, as Zidane’s men conceded just two goals in June. No draw has been registered in Los Blancos last eight encounters. All but the most recent of their last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals at both ends.
Espanyol vs Real Madrid News
Missing players Espanyol: Leandro Cabrera and Bernardo Espinosa are injured. Didac Vila and Sebastien Corchia are injured.
Missing players Real Madrid: Luka Modric and Ferland Mendy are suspended. Lucas Vazquez and Luka Jovic are injured. Nacho Fernandez is doubtful.
Espanyol vs Real Madrid Predictions
Real Madrid to win – 1.44 @ bet365