Real Madrid vs Real Mallorca Preview 22/09/2021
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There are several fixtures to look forward to in the Spanish Primera Division on Wednesday the 22nd of September including the meeting between Real Madrid and RCD Mallorca.
The game will take place at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, with the hosts beginning the week top of the table on 13 points and the visitors in 8th place with 8 points to their name.
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Real Madrid come into the match having recorded a 2-1 win at Valencia on the weekend. Real Madrid found themselves 1-0 down in the 66th minute and it appeared as though they were going to lose their first match of the season.
However, two goals in the final 4 minutes of the game turned things around and Real Madrid claimed their 4th successive victory in all competitions.
The previous wins came at home against Celta Vigo and away at Real Betis in La Liga plus away to Inter Milan in the Champions League.
Real Madrid have won 4 of their 5 La Liga fixtures this season but have played only one game at home. Including matches from the previous campaign, Real Madrid are undefeated in each of their last 11 home league games.
In fact, trends show Real Madrid are undefeated in their last 23 league games and have not been beaten in 32 of their 33 most recent matches in La Liga.
RCD Mallorca have made a decent start to the 2021/22 season and come into this game having picked up a point at home in a 0-0 draw with Villarreal.
RCD Mallorca started the season strongly, with a 1-1 draw at home against Real Betis before wins over Alaves away and Espanyol at home. Both victories for RCD Mallorca in the league this season have been 1-0 wins.
Away form in the league shows RCD Mallorca have been struggling to win games and they have picked up just a single victory from their previous 8 away trips in La Liga.
That win did come this season at Alaves but RCD Mallorca have lost 6 of their last 8 away league matches, including a 2-0 loss at Real Madrid last season.
Trends show RCD Mallorca have conceded 2 or more goals in 6 of their last 7 away league fixtures but have scored 3 goals across their last 3 away trips.
Looking ahead to the team news and Real Madrid are expected to be without Toni Kroos, Marcelo, Ferland Mendy, Gareth Bale, and Daniel Ceballos due to injury.
Lucas Vázquez could play at right-back following the early withdrawal of Dani Carvajal on the weekend.
RCD Mallorca have a few injuries of their own with Franco Russo, Antonio Raíllo, and Angel Rodriguez on the treatment table. Joan Sastre is expected to start in place of Pablo Maffeo.
Real Madrid come into this match as the huge favourites to take maximum points. We expect to see them score a few goals and there could be over 3.5 goals scored in this game, with both teams scoring.