Spanish Primera 2018-19 – Espanyol vs Real Madrid Preview & Prediction

AT A GLANCE

When does Espanyol vs Real Madrid kick off? Sunday 27th January, 19:45 (UK)

Where is Espanyol vs Real Madrid being played? RCDE Stadium

What television channel is Espanyol vs Real Madrid on in the UK? This match will not be televised in the UK

Where can I stream Espanyol vs Real Madrid in the UK? Eleven Sports subscribers may be able to stream the match online via the Eleven Sports website

Where can I find tickets for Espanyol vs Real Madrid?

Espanyol – https://proticketing.com/rcdespanyol/en_US/entradas/evento/12722

Real Madrid – https://www.realmadrid.com/en/tickets

THE TEAM NEWS

ESPANYOL

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Diego Lopez; Javi Lopez, Victor Sanchez, Mario Hermoso, Didac Vila; Granero, Marc Roca, Sergi Darder; Leo Baptistao, Borja Iglesias, Sergio Garcia

Unavailable: Hernan Perez (Injured), Naldo (Injured), David Lopez (Injured), Oscar Duarte (Injured)

Doubtful: Adria Pedrosa (Injured)

REAL MADRID

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Courtois; Dani Carvajal, Varane, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Lucas Vazquez, Benzema, Vinicius Junior

Unavailable: Navas (Injured), Jesus Vallejo (Injured)

Doubtful: Marco Asensio (Injured), Mariano Diaz (Injured), Bale (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

After all their trials and tribulations this season, Real Madrid find themselves third in La Liga, ten points behind leaders Barcelona and five behind local rivals Atletico Madrid. Victory over Espanyol could heap the pressure on the top two and Santiago Solari's men look ready to deliver.