La Liga 2019-20: Real Madrid Vs Granada Match Preview And Predicted 11

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La Liga: Real Madrid are set to host Granada FC in their LaLiga clash at Bernabeu Stadium. Read the match preview and the predicted starting XI for the clash.

Written By Abhishek Shetty | Mumbai | Updated On:

Real Madrid will host Granada on September 5, 2019 at Bernabeu Stadium. Los Blancos are the table-toppers this season at LaLiga with an unbeaten record (Win 4, Draw 3). Granada have collected 14 points after seven games in LaLiga 2019-20 (W4 D2 L1), their best-ever total at this stage in a top-flight campaign. 

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Real Madrid vs Granada: Match preview

Madrid have only lost one of their last 23 LaLiga home games played against Granada (W 20, D 2). Their last defeat came on January 1974, where the Los Blancos failed to score. Granada have faced defeat in 14 of their last 15 LaLiga games against Madrid. Their only win during the tenure came in February 2013 because of Cristiano Ronaldo's own goal. Zinedine Zidane's side have managed to clinch last eight games against Granada, with 28 goals to their name.

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Madrid have found the net 12 times in LaLiga 2019-20, this is their lowest tally after seven games since LaLiga 2006-07 (10). Los Blancos striker Karim Benzema has been involved in 11 goals in his last eight LaLiga clashes against Granada (eight goals, three assists). Granada have scored more headed goals than any other side in LaLiga 2019-20 (4). Granada's Roberto Soldado has scored five goals in 10 appearances against Los Blancos in LaLiga, but only one came in his visit to Santiago Bernabeu. Darwin Machis has more shots on target than any other player in LaLiga this season (8). Madrid under Zinedine Zidane have won three LaLiga games against Granada, with a record of 11 goals.

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Real Madrid vs Granada: Predicted XI

Real Madrid possible starting lineup:
Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Casemiro, Modric; Vinicious Jr, Benzema, Bale

Granada possible starting lineup:
Silva; Diaz, Duarte, Sanchez, Neva; Herrera, Montero, Azeez; Puertas, Soldado, Machis

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