Alaves vs Real Madrid – LaLiga Already won at Vadebebas earlier this season
Real Madrid are back in league action this Saturday after crashing out of two cup competitions in just six days. They return to league action to face Alaves at Mendizorroza.
Alaves have already taken three points from Real Madrid this season after they ran out 2-1 winners at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano in November and are ready to repeat that feat this weekend.
In what is arguably the most difficult period of the season so far for Real Madrid, they find themselves without head coach Zinedine Zidane after he tested positive for COVID-19.
It’s a turbulent period for Los Blancos both on and off the pitch at the moment, with speculation over Sergio Ramos‘ new contract and with Martin Odegaard reportedly asking to leave the club.
It will be a tough test for Real Madrid as they look to get back to winning ways against Alaves. The Basque side are a team who know how to defend and exploit any errors made by opponents. They’re more dangerous than their low league position would suggest.
They also have a new coach in the form of Abelardo, who could provide a lift, and this Saturday is their 100th birthday so they’ll be determined to celebrate with a victory.