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Sevilla vs Real Madrid La Liga Match Preview, Team News, Lineups and Prediction

Sevilla vs Real Madrid will be played at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan, where Los Blancos will try to aim their fifth win in all competitions.

Sevilla sit in 14th place in the table and have earned just eight points in their first nine games this season. Moreover, new Sevilla manager Diego Alonso, who is appointed until the end of the season, he will now manage is his first game.

Despite being 14th in La Liga table, Sevilla has managed to remain unbeaten in the Champions League, drawing against Lens and PSV.

Sevilla played a 2-2 draw against Rayo Vallecano before the international break. Youssef En-Nesyri netted the equaliser in the 96th minute. 

Real Madrid are top of the La Liga table with 24 points. They have won eight matches out of nine this season, collecting 24 points. Carlo Ancelotti’s side suffered a 3-1 defeat against Atletico Madrid, but since then, they have won all four games.

Los Blancos have also kept three clean sheets against Las Palmas, Girona and Osasuna. Furthermore, they managed to beat Napoli 3-2 in the Champions League.

Despite Karim Benzema’s departure, Madrid have managed to start strong this season, all thanks to new signing Jude Billingham. The Englishman has scored 10 goals and assisted three in ten appearances this season.

With El Classico in mind, Madrid will hope for a positive result against Sevilla this Saturday.

Sevilla team news

Sevilla will be without Marko Dmitrovic, Mariano Diaz, Erik Lamela and Alfonso Pastor in this game. Centre-back duo Marcao and Tanguy Nianzou are both back from their injuries, but they are unlikely to start.

Fernando is also a doubt, after he was withdrawn in the first half against Rayo before the break. Former Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic is expected to start. Whereas Sergio Ramos will meet his former team this weekend.

Real Madrid team news

Andriy Lunin, Eder Militao and Thibaut Courtois are all out of this game. New signing Arda Guler has recovered from his injury, but it will be too soon for him to be included in the squad.

However, Los Blancos will get a huge boost as David Alaba is back from his groin injury. Nacho remains suspended for this game, but he will be back against Barcelona as his suspension was reduced by one game.

Sevilla vs Real Madrid: Predicted line-ups

Sevilla (4-2-3-1): Nyland; Navas, Bade, Ramos, Pedrosa; Rakitic, Sow; Ocampos, Suso, Lukebakio; En-Nesyri

Real Madrid (4-3-1-2): Kepa; Carvajal, Rudiger, Alaba, Camavinga; Valverde, Tchouameni, Kroos; Bellingham; Joselu, Vinicius

Prediction

Sevilla 1-3 Real Madrid

Sevilla haven’t been in good form this season, and their new manager will need more days to know his squad. Moreover, Sevilla have not won a game against Madid since 2018. This should be easy win for Carlo Ancelotti’s men.

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