Real Madrid battled back from two goals down against Villarreal to win 3-2 at the weekend, with Zinedine Zidane’s men cutting it very fine in recent La Liga fixtures.
Los Blancos have kept a clean sheet in just one of their last five competitive games, and will be feeling the effects of playing consecutive Wednesdays and weekends. NaijaBet.com
Las Palmas have lost their last four consecutive La Liga matches, and a trip to Santiago Bernabeu doesn’t look set to rectify their poor form.
Real Madrid – Raphael Varane is still an absentee with a muscle injury, which could see Nacho or Pepe figure at centre-back for the home side.
Isco is expected to get a start for the home side, after doing well off the bench against Villarreal, but Karim Benzema should be preferred to Alvaro Morata up top.
Gareth Bale picked up a knock on Sunday night, but the Welshman is expected to be given another chance to get back to match fitness.
Las Palmas – Mauricio Lemos and Aythami will battle it out to start at centre-back, depending on whether Quique Setien wants to be more conservative or not.
Jese should be deployed on the right-hand side, with Kevin-Prince Boateng continuing as the main focal points of the Las Palmas attack.
Tana and Hernan could partner Vicente Gomez in midfield, with Roque Mesa set to play a vital role at the base of the visiting midfield.
Real Madrid have won their last 8 home matches La Liga.
Real Madrid have scored at least 2 goals in their last 8 home La Liga matches.
Real Madrid have been winning at both half time and full time in 6 of their last 7 home matches (La Liga).
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 8 of Real Madrid’s last 9 La Liga games.
Real Madrid have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 5 matches against Las Palmas in all competitions.
Real Madrid have scored at least 3 goals in their last 3 home matches against Las Palmas in all competitions.
Las Palmas have been losing at both half time and full time in their last 3 away matches (La Liga).
Las Palmas have lost 6 of their last 7 away matches (La Liga).
Real Madrid have won their last 3 home matches against Las Palmas in all competitions.
Las Palmas have lost with a 1 goal margin in their last 4matches (La Liga).
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