Real Madrid v Valencia, La Liga 2016: Team News, Lineups, Live Stream

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Real Madrid vs Valencia
8th May 2016, 16:00 pm BST
Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid
Live Stream: Watch Real Madrid vs Valencia live online

Real Madrid take on Valencia in La Liga this weekend and Los Blancos will look to end a fantastic week with another win.

Zinedine Zidane’s side advanced on to the Champions League finals after a win over Manchester City yesterday night and they will want to stay in the title race as well with a win here.

Los Blancos are just one point behind the league leaders Barcelona and can still win the title this season with a bit of luck.

Meanwhile, Valencia have had a season to forget and will want to end it on a high by pulling off an upset at the Bernabeu this week. Los Che have improved over the last few weeks and are certainly capable of getting a result against Real Madrid.


Team News

Diego Alves is expected to start in goal ahead of Mat Ryan. Joao Cancelo is expected to be preferred to Antonio Barragan at right-back.

Rodrigo may retain his place, despite a poor performance last time out, but the Spaniard is carrying an ankle knock.

As for Real Madrid, Casemiro and Benzema are the only injury worries for Zinedine Zidane. Other than that, the Frenchman has a fully fit squad to choose from.


Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Pepe, Marcelo; Kroos, Modric, Isco; Ronaldo, Vazquez, Bale

Valencia: Alves; Cancelo, Mustafi, Abdennour, Gaya; Parejo, Gomes, Fuego; Mina, Rodrigo, Alcacer


Key Stats

Real Madrid have won their last 10 matches in the La Liga, whereas Valencia are without a win in their last 2 league matches.

4 of their last 6 matches between Real Madrid and Valencia have ended in a draw.

Real Madrid have scored at least 3 goals in 11 of their last 12 home matches in the La Liga.


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