Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Match Info
Match date: 16thMarch 2019
Kick-Off: 3.15pm GMT
Stadium: Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid
Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Head to Head Record
Last 3 meetings:
11 Nov 2018 Celta Vigo 2 – 4 Real Madrid
12 May 2018 Real Madrid 6 – 0 Celta Vigo
7 Jan 2018 Celta Vigo 2 – 2 Real Madrid
Matches played: 43
Real Madrid wins: 26
Celta wins: 12
Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Stats
- Real Madrid only returned to the winning ways with a thriller 1-4 win at Valladolid last week
- Los Blancos still sit huge 12 points behind La Liga pace-setters Barcelona
- Celta Vigo have earned just four points in last 11 outings with goalscoring woes lately as well
Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Match Preview
Real Madrid have seen their struggles for stability and to score goals on the regular in front of the home fans proving costly across competitions, crashing out of Copa del Rey, Champions League, and lagging huge 12 points behind La Liga pace-setters Barcelona as they host Celta Vigo for their Matchday 28 clash on Saturday afternoon.
Los Blancos have returned to the winning ways with a thriller 1-4 win at Real Valladolid, where Varane, Benzema (x2), and Modric all made on the scoresheet to complete a comeback. However, this only ended a streak of three consecutive losses at Santiago Bernabeu, where they saw Barcelona knock them out of Copa del Rey (0-3), bag the league points (0-1), and Ajax trash them in a 1-4 Champions League win.
This has seen Zinedine Zidane return to Madrid as the newly-appointed manager after just 284 days away from the bench, which will have many hopeful to see an immediate effect. Celta Vigo come struggling for points too and will shape to be a solid opportunity for such a quest, now looking for their only second win since early December.
Os Celticos have seen some very narrow clashes since mid-February but just managed one point in five outings, as they held Alaves to a goalless draw but went on to suffer 1-0 losses to Eibar on the road and Betis at Balaidos. They have been known to putting Real Madrid through hoops for the points on many occasions but now feel far from their best shape.
We will thus be going for Real Madrid to put on a more confident display at the back once again, backing a Home win to Nil at 11/10 with William Hill and hoping Zidane’s men can capitalize on the rivals’ goalscoring woes of recent.
However, we also hope not to see a very one-sided contest on the day and this has us going for a low-scoring match, where Under 2.5 Goals FT looks like more than just a lively longshot at 11/5 with bet365 – after seeing Los Blancos net just two in the last four home outings.
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