Real Madrid vs Numancia Preview, Predictions
Copa rel Dey, Spain
Date: Wednesday, 10th January 2018
Kick off at 20:30 [UTC/UK]
Venue: Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Madrid, Spain
Real Madrid will be welcoming Numancia at Santiago Bernabeu for their Leg 2 Copa del Rey tie. With a huge advantage from Leg 1 game, Real Madrid will be playing pretty calm. It will be interesting to see how Numancia’s approach to this clash.
Real Madrid vs Numancia Possible Lineups
Real Madrid vs Numancia Preview, Predictions, Lineups: Following players are expected to start this game from both Real Madrid and Numancia for this Copa del Rey clash in given formations:
Real Madrid vs Numancia Recent Performance
Real Madrid vs Numancia Preview, Predictions, Form: Let us have a quick look at how these teams have performed recently in their Copa del Rey, La Liga, and FIFA Club World Cup games:
Real Madrid Team Form:
In their last five games, Real Madrid won two, lost one, one was a draw and one game was postponed. Their recent La Liga clash against Celta Vigo was a 2-2 away draw. Real Madrid registered a dominating 0-3 win against Numancia in an away game. They faced a 0-3 home defeat against Barcelona. Their La Liga away game against Leganes was postponed. They defeated Gremio at home with 1-0 in a FIFA Club World Cup encounter.
Numancia Team Form:
In their last five games, Numancia won two games, lost one and rest two were draws. Their recent La Liga 2 encounter against Cultural Leonesa was a 2-2 draw. They lost their Leg 1 game against Real Madrid with a 0-3 score. They managed a 3-0 home win against Sevilla Atletico. Numancia’s away game against Osasuna was a draw as both teams scored two goals each. They managed a 1-0 win against Lorca FC in a La Liga 2 home encounter.
Real Madrid vs Numancia Team News, Tactical Analysis:
Real Madrid vs Numancia Preview, Predictions: The team winning this tie will move to the round of 8 in Copa del Rey. Score from leg 1 game will also count here. Here is some suspension/injury news from both sides:
Real Madrid Team News:
CB Sergio Ramos and FW Karim Benzema will miss this game due to injuries. Rest of the squad will be available for this game for Real Madrid.
Numancia Team News:
Numancia will enter the game without AMF Pape Diamanka due to a suspension he picked in the first leg. Expect his suspension, there is no casualty Numancia needs to worry about.
Real Madrid vs Numancia Head to Head Stats
- These teams have clashed only nine times, in which, Real Madrid won seven games, Numancia won one and rest one was a draw
- Their last leg 1 was the only game in past 10 years, in which, Madrid registered a 0-3 win
Real Madrid vs Numancia Predictions
Hosts will have zero pressure in this game as they have a gigantic 3-0 lead from leg 1. For Numancia, this lead alone is much harder to cover. They have struggled hard to reach this stage in Copa del Rey, but this game will mark their full stop in the tournament. The result of this game will be pretty identical to Leg 1 result.
Final Score 2 – 0
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