Girona vs Real Madrid Match Analysis & Prediction
25/04/2023 8:30 pm
Real Madrid will be looking to make it five straight victories across all competitions when they continue their La Liga campaign away to Girona on Tuesday night.
The second-placed Los Blancos will enter the contest off the back of a 2-0 victory over Celta Vigo on Saturday, while 10th-placed Girona suffered a 1-0 defeat to Real Valladolid last time out.
Girona have undoubtedly performed above expectations this season, picking up 38 points from 30 matches to sit 10th in the table, 10 points clear of the relegation zone.
The White and Reds brought a four-game unbeaten run into their game against Real Valladolid on Saturday but suffered a 1-0 defeat at Estadio Municipal Jose Zorrilla, with Monchu scoring the only goal of the match.
Michel’s side will now be looking to bounce back against Real Madrid, and they have been impressive on home soil this season, picking up 27 points from 15 matches, winning eight times in the process – the base for their strong form in 2022-23.
Real Madrid’s 2-0 victory over Celta Vigo on Saturday moved them onto 65 points, eight points behind league leaders Barcelona, but the gap has been back to 11 after Barca’s win over Atletico Madrid on Sunday.
Los Blancos will not be expecting Barcelona to drop enough points to allow them back into the race, but it could still be a very successful campaign for Carlo Ancelotti’s side, who are chasing two major trophies late in the season.
Ancelotti’s side will face Osasuna in the Copa del Rey final on May 6 before hosting Manchester City for the first leg of their Champions League semi-final three days later.
Girona vs. Real Madrid Head to head
In the seven previous meetings between these two teams, Girona have claimed two victories while Real have won four, and they have drawn once. Real have scored 20 goals and conceded 12 in the process.
26/08/2018Girona1Real Madrid4La Liga
24/01/2019Real Madrid4Girona2Copa del Rey
31/01/2019Girona1Real Madrid3Copa del Rey
17/02/2019Real Madrid1Girona2La Liga
30/10/2022Real Madrid1Girona1La Liga
Girona Team News
Girona will again be without the services of Borja Garcia, David Lopez, Joel Roca, Yangel Herrera and Ibrahima Kebe for this game.
Toni Villa and Aleix Garcia had to be substituted in the early stages of Saturday’s game against Valladolid, and the pair will also miss out on Tuesday.
Girona's Last 5 Matches
18/03/2023Rayo Vallecano2Girona2La Liga
22/04/2023Real Valladolid1Girona0La Liga
Real Madrid Team News
David Alaba and Ferland Mendy remain sidelined for Real through injury, while Dani Ceballos is suspended following his booking against Celta Vigo.
Toni Kroos and Luka Modric could come back into the side alongside Dani Carvajal, with Ancelotti expected to rotate his squad in the build-up to the Copa del Rey final and Champions League semi-finals.
Real Madrid's Last 5 Matches
08/04/2023Real Madrid2Villarreal3La Liga
12/04/2023Real Madrid2Chelsea0Champions League
15/04/2023Cadiz0Real Madrid2La Liga
18/04/2023Chelsea0Real Madrid2Champions League
22/04/2023Real Madrid2Celta Vigo0La Liga
Girona vs. Real Madrid: Odds and Predictions
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