Still without a win in 2019, Real Madrid will make its debut in the last 16 of the Spanish King’s Cup on Wednesday, January 9, 2018/2019. At the Santiago Bernabéu stadium in Madrid, you will receive Leganés. The ball will roll as of 18:30 (Brasília time). The return match of the duel was scheduled for January 16.The tournament had unique and eliminatory games in its first three phases. The start of the fourth stage, which marked the entrance of the teams of the elite division of Spanish football, began to be played in the knockout round-robin games. For the definition, in case of equality in the number of points won, the goal balance and goals scored outside the home are used as tie-break criteria.

Real Madrid

The year began with Real Madrid paying debts with the calendar. On Thursday, January 3, the team fulfilled a commitment that had been postponed in December due to its participation in the Club World Cup. As a visitor, they were in the draw, 2-2 with Villarreal.Although it came out and disadvantage and got the turn, the result could even be considered acceptable. Unacceptable was the defeat of Sunday, January 6, at home, 2-0, against Real Sociedad, against the eighteenth round of the Spanish Championship, the penultimate of the first round.Staying in the 30 points (nine wins, three draws and six wins), Real Madrid fell to fifth on the leaderboard. It is even outside the qualifying zone for the 2019/2020 European Champions League. To worsen their situation saw Barcelona, leader, increase the difference between them to ten points. Although there are still 20 days left to play, it is a difficult reversal.It is not, however, an unprecedented situation. In previous situations, this type of scenario meant that Real Madrid directed all their attention to the tournament in the knockout style. This is what should happen once more.In this strategy, the priority is the Champions League. A current three-time tournament champion, Real will make their debut in the round of 16 in February against Ajax in the Netherlands.’Plan B’ is the King’s Cup. In this case, the encounter with Leganés is almost a debut. That’s because the opening duels of Real Madrid’s participation in the tournament were almost training. Facing the tiny Melila, the capital’s team thrashed 4 to 0 (away) and 6 to 1 (home).For Wednesday’s meeting, Argentine coach Santiago Solari will not be able to count on Welsh striker Gareth Bale, who is still recovering from injury. Also in the care of the medical department is the defender Javier Sanchez; the socks Marco Asensio and Marcos Llorente; and the striker Mariano.

Leganés

Leganés also did not get off to a good start in 2019. After finishing 2018 at their best, setting up an unbeaten run of six clashes (three wins and three draws), they ended up having the series interrupted by Espanyol. In Barcelona, it took 1 to 0.He was thus stopped in the 19 points (four wins, seven draws and seven losses). You should fight against relegation until the last rounds of the 2018/2019 League season. In this scenario, the King’s Cup ends up in the background.In the tournament, the team made its debut against Rayo Vallecano. In the first match, at home, was in the tie by 2 to 2. It obtained the classification when winning, in Madrid, by 1 to 0.For the duel in Madrid, coach Mauricio Pellegrino should not be able to count on defender Ezequiel Muñoz; midfielders Javier Aviles and Diego Rolan; and striker Michael Santos, who are handed over to the care of the medical department.

Football Prediction of the Day Real Madrid vs Leganés

The meeting involving the teams for the first round of the Spanish Championship in the 2018/2019 season took place on September 1st. At the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, Real Madrid thrashed 4-1.Real Madrid have not had a good season. You even changed your coach. However, after two stumbles, he will hardly fail to give an answer to his fans, especially at the Santiago Bernabéu. In this way, the prognosis in the victory of the meringues is the best option for the match on Wednesday for the round of 16 of the King’s Cup.

Bet Tips: Real Madrid

Odds: 1.28

 

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