Real Madrid VS Granada – Match Preview
This match appears like the ideal one for Rafa to pivot his squad and give his starters some rest. Madrid will go by Athletic’s San Mamés next Wednesday and players like Luka Modric, Marcelo or Cristiano Ronaldo could utilize a change off to get prepared for what ought to be an extreme match for Los Blancos.
Here goes a quick flashback of previous encounters ⇒
Rafa Benítez has dependably been known for being a coach who barely utilizes the same starting XI as a part of two straight matches, so players like Jesé, Kovacic, Casemiro or Cheryshev will doubtlessly be wanting to see some activity this Saturday. Rotations are vital for a team with such an occupied calendar like Real Madrid’s, as last season demonstrated. All things considered, Madrid’s stores ought to have what it takes to beat Granada at the Santiago Bernabéu and gather each of the three points.
Granada has recorded a solitary win to Getafe – this season while losing against Villarreal and Eibar. They very nearly got consigned a year ago and Madrid ought to do what needs to be done even with the stores. Rochina and Success are Granada’s most perilous players while goalkeeper Andrés Fernández is not in incredible form. He got shrieked by his own fans and his certainty is low to the point that Real Madrid ought to exploit that.
Gareth Bale and Sergio Ramos will join Danilo and James in the stands in the wake of getting injured during Madrid’s Champions League debut against Shakhtar. These two players are attempting to recover in time for the Derby at the Vicente Calderón in ahead of schedule October, as is James. Rafa will need to settle on Kovacic and Jesé to discover his trade for Gareth Bale, despite the fact that that could be less demanding in the event that he gives Modric some rest. Jesé should play in the wake of finishing a decent pre-season however he just got included in Madrid’s Liga opener against Gijón. With Bale and James out, he must stride up his diversion and demonstrate he is more than prepared to play significant minutes this season.
The Spanish manager needs to recall what got Ancelotti in a bad position last season. The Italian chief start Ronaldo, Benzema and Kroos match after match and those players couldn’t make it to the season’s end fit as a fiddle to beat Juventus or Valencia in the matches that chose the Champions League and Liga titles. Knowing exactly how profound Madrid’s list is at this time, Benítez needs to utilize this sort of matches to give his holds a few minutes, keep them spurred and included for what will be intense.