Real Madrid will be looking to make it back to back victories in La Liga this week when they continue their 2020-21 campaign at home. The side takes on Getafe this Tuesday night at Estadio Alfredo di Stefano with kickoff at 11 pm.
Zinedine Zidane’s men enter into the clash on the back of a 2-1 win against basement side Huesca on Saturday. On the other hand, Getafe continued to struggle against Sevilla in a 3-0 loss.
Madrid reclaimed their second position from Barcelona on Saturday as the capital giants recorded a 2-1 win at Huesca. Defender Raphael Varane proved vital for the three points after netting a brace.
The side entered the match on the back of three defeats in their last four league matches. However, the win helped move above Barca with the victory while closing the gap to league leaders Atletico Madrid to seven points.
It is hard to imagine the Los Blancos are worthy title contenders, especially with their current spell of inconsistencies. However, they are more than safe to seal off an important top four finish depending on the results span out this Tuesday.
On the other hand, Getafe continued their troubling season following a 3-0 loss to Sevilla. Their last two away matches following a 5-1 loss to Atletico Madrid. The capital side is currently six points behind eight-placed Granada.
Real Madrid vs. Getafe Head to Head
Both sides have 25 games against each other, with Real Madrid taking home 20 wins while Getafe with three wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Huesca 1-2 Real Madrid
Real Madrid 1-2 Levante
Deportivo Alaves 1-4 Real Madrid
CD Alcoyano 2-1 Real Madrid
Real Madri 1-2 Athletic Bilbao
Sevilla 3-0 Getafe
Getafe 0-0 Deportivo Alaves
Athletic Bilbao 5-1 Getafe
Getafe 1-0 Huesca
Elche FC 1-3 Getafe
Real Madrid Team News
There is an injury crisis at the camp with Rodrygo, Valverde, and Eden Hazard’s unavailability. Sergio Ramos underwent a knee injury and will remain on the sidelines for six to seven weeks. Other doubts ahead of the clash include Isco, Vasquez, and Dani Carvajal.
Getafe Team News
Mauro Arambarri is a major injury boost for the side after serving a suspension against Sevilla. However, Djene Dakonam is unavailable after picking a red card on Saturday. Erick Cabaco is in line to start this Tuesday.
Prediction and Odds
With Real Madrid missing out on several key players ahead of the clash, we might get a surprise result.
Real Madrid Win
Goals Under 1.5
Away: No Score