A victory to continue dreaming of the title. Real Madrid visits Mallorca this Sunday, February 5, from 08.00 in Peru and 10.00 in Argentina, for matchday 20 of LaLiga Santander 2023. This match will take place at the Son Moix Stadium, an enclosure located in the city of Palma de Mallorca.
How does Real Madrid arrive?
The ‘merengue’ team comes from a revitalizing victory against Valencia at the Santiago Bernabéu and this result allowed them to stay in the fight for the title. Those led by Carlo Ancelotti start the date five points behind leader Barcelona.
Recall that Karim Benzema and Eder Militao were injured in the last game and are ruled out for this weekend, but there is enough faith that they could be suitable for the Club World Cup, a tournament in which he will debut on Wednesday 8 February.
How does Mallorca arrive?
On the other hand, although the ‘Vermilions’ have not been entirely regular, and in their last presentation they fell 2-0 against Cádiz, important victories throughout the campaign have them somewhat away from the relegation positions, but they need to add so as not to complicate with the decline.
“The week against Real Madrid is an ‘easy’ week because it’s the typical game that you have nothing to lose. It’s normal if Madrid beats you, it’s normal because they are superior because they are aspiring to La Liga, the Champions League, the Club World Cup, the Copa del Rey, everything,” said Javier Aguirre, coach of the Mallorcan team.
What time does Mallorca vs. Real Madrid play?
Check the schedules to watch the duel between Mallorca and Real Madrid:
Peru, Colombia and Ecuador: 08.00
Bolivia and Venezuela: 09.00
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay: 10.00
United States: 05.00 (PT) and 08.00 (ET)
Where to watch Mallorca vs. Real Madrid?
Check out the channels and apps to watch Mallorca and Real Madrid matches:
Peru: DirecTV Sports and DirecTV GO
Argentina: DirecTV Sports and DirecTV GO
Chile: DirecTV Sports and DirecTV GO
Colombia: DirecTV Sports and DirecTV GO
Ecuador: DirecTV Sports and DirecTV GO
Uruguay: DirecTV Sports and DirecTV GO
Venezuela: DirecTV Sports and DirecTV GO
Paraguay: Tigo Sports+
Brazil: GUIGO, ESPN, Star+ and NOW NET e Claro
Mexico: Blue To Go Video Everywhere and Sky HD
United States: ESPN Deportes and ESPN+
Spain: Movistar LaLiga, Movistar+ and Movistar LaLiga 2
RCD Mallorca 1-3 Real Madrid
Despite the absence of a few key players, Real Madrid is likely to be untroubled against Mallorca. The hosts have been inconsistent of late and are not expected to cause an upset. The reigning champions have quality players to fill in for those who are out.
Marco Asensio, Vinicius Junior, and Dani Ceballos are all in excellent touch, and they are likely to help Real Madrid get on top. The visitors will throw everything at Javier Aguirre’s men in order to come back with all three points in the bag.
Mallorca is good on the counter. And as a result, they might get a goal, although they are unlikely to stop the front three of Vinicius, Rodrygo Goes, and Asensio. The Hard Tackle predicts a 3-1 win for Los Blancos.
Mallorca team news & squad
Mallorca will miss Jose Copete through suspension for this fixture. The rest of the squad is fit and available.
Mallorca predicted XI: Rajkovic; Gonzalez, Raillo, Valjent; Maffeo, Ruiz de Galarreta, Sanchez, Costa; Kadewere, Muriqi, Kang-in
|Goalkeeper||Rajkovic, Roman, Greif|
|Defenders||Valjent, Hadzikadunic, Raillo, Nastasic, Augustinsson, Costa, Maffeo, Gonzalez.|
|Midfielders||Battaglia, Morlanes, Galarreta, Sanchez, Grenier, Lee, Rodriguez.|
|Forwards||Ndiaye, Muriqi, Kadewere, Prats, Rodriguez.|
Real Madrid team news & squad
Real Madrid has several injury concerns ahead of this match as they will be without Eden Hazard, Karim Benzema, Eder Militao, Ferland Mendy, and Lucas Vasquez.
However, David Alaba is back and will be available.
Real Madrid predicted XI: Courtois; Carvajal, Rudiger, Alaba, Camavinga; Valverde, Tchouameni, Modric; Asensio, Rodrygo, Vinicius
|Goalkeepers||Courtois, Lunin, Lopez.|
|Defenders||Carvajal, Alaba, Vallejo, Nacho, Odriozola, Rudiger.|
|Midfielders||Kroos, Modric, Camavinga, Valverde, Tchouameni, Ceballos.|
|Forwards||Asensio, Vinicius Jr., Rodrygo, Mariano.|