Elche vs Real Madrid Match Prediction: October 30, 2021
October 30, 2021 2:00 pm
Match Predictions and Betting Odds
In the Spanish La Liga, Real Madrid have squared off against Elche a total of 6 games in the past out of which Real Madrid have won 5 matches and only 1 match has ended as a draw. Thus, stats suggest that Elche will have to put in a flawless performance against the high-flying Real Madrid if they stand any chance of scoring the 3 points against their opposition.
Elche vs Real Madrid Match Prediction: Team News, Probable XI
Coming into this match, Real Madrid is in red-hot form having won their last 5 La Liga Santander matches in this 2021/22 season and will be looking to make it six consecutive La Liga victories in their quest for the La Liga title. Their opponents Elche are 16th in the La Liga table, just one point clear of the relegation zone, having managed just 3 wins out of the 13 league matches that they’ve played so far. The current forms of the teams and other stats indicate it will be an uphill task for Elche to salvage a result but you never know.
Real Madrid (Probable XI): Courtois, Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Mendy, Casemiro, Kroos, Camavinga, Asensio, Vinicius, Benzema.
Elche (Probable XI): Casilla, Barragan, Verdu, Bigas, Mojica, Fidel, Guti, Mascarell, Pastore, Boye, Benedetto.
Key Players and Matchups
The Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema will be the one to watch out for as in the 9 matches that he’s played in this 2021/22 La Liga season, he’s managed to score 9 goals having converted these from 18 shots on target. He also has 7 assists to his name and is critical in Real Madrid’s attack as he can not only score himself but also set up the likes of Vinicius, Modric, and Casemiro to score.
Elche will look towards Omar Mascarell in midfield to help move the ball around from defence to offence and also help in counter-pressing Real Madrid’s midfield of Casemiro and Modric.
The stats are heavily favoured towards Real Madrid to walk away with the 3 points after this match and Elche will have to put in a miraculous performance to prevent a defeat in this upcoming La Liga fixture.