La Liga: Bernabeu Meeting For Title Credentials Of Real Madrid, Sevilla

Madrid, Nov 27, : Real Madrid, the leaders of La Liga, hosts third-placed Sevilla Sunday night in a match that has a lot about both sides’ title hopes.
Real climbed to the top table last weekend following a 4-1 win at Granada.

 La Liga: Bernabeu Meeting For Title Credentials Of Real Madrid,

A 3-0 victory in Champions League away to Sheriff Tiraspol only served as confirmation of Carlo Ancelotti’s good form.Vinicius Jr was in his best form and Toni Kroos in midfield were also in command.

Ancelotti kept the pair of midweek players on the pitch for the full 90-minutes, along with Luka Modric, Karim Benzema and Karim Benzema.One of the little doubts before Sunday’s game was whether they might feel tired after playing 90 minutes in Granada.Xinhua reports.

David Alaba, who was excellent since joining from Bayern Munich in summer, will miss the match with a minor knee injury.

Gareth Bale will remain sidelined with an injury to his calf.

After a bout with gastroenteritis, Eden Hazard should be able to return, but the Belgian will have to once again settle for a bench seat.

Nacho Fernandez, who is Alaba’s natural replacement, is alongside Eder Militao.

Sevilla will travel after a 2-0 win at Wolfsburg on Tuesday.This kept their Champions League hopes alive.Julen Lopetegui’s side had 24 hours to prepare for the match.

They are without injured striker Youssefen-Nesyri but could start with the powerful Rafa mir and the pacy Lucas Ocampos as the attack.

“It will mark my first time playing in the Bernabeu and I’m looking forward.

Why can’t they win there? Mir commented in sports paper Diario AS.

Lopetegui will likely set his side to contain Real with midfielders Joan Jordan, Fernando and the defense looking for Acuna and Ocamos to hit their rivals at the break.If they win at Athletic Bilbao, Sevilla could go top.Three points for Ancelotti’s team would allow them to confirm their leadership and make it clear that they are in control.

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