Real Madrid vs Barcelona, April 10th, 2021
Date: April 10th, 2021
Venue: Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, Madrid.
The two biggest sides in La Liga do battle, as they both look to pile the pressure on table topping Atletico Madrid above them.
Only two points separate the sides in the La Liga table and with only 9 rounds of fixtures to play, the stakes could not be bigger for both sides.
League Position: 3rd (63 points from 29 games played)
Recent Form: W – W – W – D – D
Top La Liga Goal Scorer: Karim Benzema – 18
Top La Liga Assists: Toni Kroos – 8
Real Madrid continue fight hard in pursuit of both Atletico Madrid and Barcelona in what promises to be an enthralling conclusion to the La Liga season.
Zinedine Zidane’s side have lacked a cutting edge at times this term but their excellent win in the Champions League over Liverpool in midweek, was a sign they are kicking into gear at the right time.
Thibaut Courtois is the undisputed number one at Real Madrid whilst Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane still have a formidable partnership at centre back.
Federico Valverde has become an integral part of Zidane’s side and he along with Luca Modric and Toni Kroos will be looking to get the midfield ticking.
Karim Benzema is still the go-to man for Real Madrid and his goals could be key to any potential success this season.
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League Position: 2nd (65 points from 29 games played)
Recent Form: W – W – W – W – W
Top La Liga Goal Scorer: Lionel Messi – 23
Top La Liga Assists: Lionel Messi – 8
Despite enduring a tough start to the season, Barcelona are very much in the mix one more to reclaim the La Liga title.
The gap between themselves and Atletico Madrid at the top of the table has been narrowed to just one point and they will see this as a pivotal game in their season.
Ronald Koeman has assembled an exciting side, full of experienced campaigners and exuberant youngsters and it appears to have blended well.
Marc-André ter Stegen is one of the best goalkeepers on the planet and Frankie de Jong has been successfully employed as a centre back in front of him in recent weeks.
Sergino Dest and Jordi Alba are two of the most accomplished full-backs in world football, whilst Sergio Busquets is a rock in the middle of the park.
Antoine Griezmann and Ousmanne Dembele continue to show signs of quality that could propel Barca to silverware whilst in Lionel Messi, they still have arguably the best player in world football in their ranks.
Real Madrid vs Barcelona – Match Prediction
With time running out in the season, Real Madrid and Barcelona know it is now or never if they are to catch Atletico Madrid above them in the La Liga title race.
So much is at stake here and with such quality all over the pitch, these two Spanish giants could cancel each other out in an entertaining draw.
Predicted Result: The match to finish as a draw.
Predicted Correct Score: Real Madrid 1 – 1 Barcelona