Real Madrid will meet at the Santiago Bernabeu in the 29th round of the championship of Spain. The match will take place on March 20.
Real Madrid are top of the La Liga table after 28 games played, in which they scored 66 points.
Real Madrid’s main achievement this month was a 3-1 home win over Paris Saint-Germain, which took them to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
The hero of the key meeting with Paris was Karim Benzema, who scored a hat-trick. A few days later, two goals from the Frenchman helped Madrid defeat Mallorca.
Real Madrid have had a bit of a downturn, but now Carlo Ancelotti’s team is on the move, there’s no doubt about it. The winning streak of the leader of the Spanish championship is five matches. And in this segment, he scored 14 goals (eight of them on the account of Benzema).
Barcelona are in third place with 51 points from 27 matches. They are 51 points behind Real Madrid.
A few days ago , Barcelona won on the road against Galatasaray (2:1) and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Europa League.
In Istanbul, the blue garnets even had to win back, which was a surprise for many, but, on the other hand, it showed that the team knows how to respond correctly in stressful situations.
Barcelona’s unbeaten streak has already reached 11 matches. In eight cases, Xavi’s team won.
Barça have never lost in their last 10 La Liga matches.
In the upcoming match, Barcelona may not be helped by two key players – Gerard Pique and Pedri . Both were injured in the game against Galatasaray.
Forecast and rate
You can bet on Real in this match for 2.22, 1xbet download offer a draw for 3.86, and Barcelona win for 3.42.
In early January, Real Madrid narrowly defeated Barca in the semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup. With a completely equal game, Ancelotti’s team scored the winning goal in overtime.
Obviously, this is far from the same Barcelona that Madrid won in the first round of La Liga. Moreover, over the past couple of months, the Catalans have made incredible progress.
Real Madrid are also fine, but the current Barça are capable of taking revenge.
Bet – Barcelona to win with a handicap (0) for 2.52.
You can also consider a bet on the total of Barcelona over 1.5 for 2.40.