Real Madrid VS Espanyol – Match Preview
The 2015/16 La Liga season returns taking after the international break and Rafa’s team will be hoping to expand their unbeaten start. Despite a 5-0 thrashing of Real Betis in Week 2, Madrid may in any case need some motivated play when they meet Espanyol at Cornella-El Prat Stadium on Saturday. New head coach Rafa Benitez has not got much creation from star forward Cristiano Ronaldo after a uniquely calm exertion in his initial two matches of the season. Ronaldo’s last appearance against Espanyol, he scored a hat-trick and even included an assist with a street match. Rafa told journalists subsequent to preparing this week that Ronaldo ought to get back on track.
“The player who shoots at goal more than some other player in the team is Cristiano Ronaldo, and what with his quality, and all the work he puts in, we’re certain he is going to score heaps of goals again this season,” Rafa said.
Madrid should likewise manage right-back Danilo’s unlucky absence for four weeks because of a foot damage he maintained with Brazil. Real was managed a major blow Thursday as outputs declared attacking midfielder Rodriguez had torn a muscle in his left thigh, the Colombian international having grabbed the harm in Colombia’s midweek friendly match with Peru. James is presently set for a protracted spell on the sidelines.
Espanyol has had a merged start to the new Spanish season with one thrashing and one triumph as they lie in the eighth position three points behind pioneers Celta de Vigo. Hernan Perez, Pau Lopez, and Ruben Duarte have been away on the international duty, however, are all normal to highlight, while Gerard Moreno and Felipe Caicedo are set to lead the line once more. Espanyol will be revived after the international break and will be eager to oust the recollections of their 3-1 annihilation away at Villarreal last time out.
Espanyol has been commanded by Real Madrid throughout the years. In their last four meetings, Real Madrid won every one of the four matches, outscoring Espanyol by an aggregate of 4-1 in 2013-2014, and 7-1 in 2014-2015. The last time Real Madrid neglected to crush Espanyol was in Nov. 2013, after a 1-1 outcome. Espanyol’s last triumph over Real Madrid was in 2007.