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Sevilla v Real Madrid: La Liga Match Preview, Where to watch and more

Ferdie
ANALYST
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Published Sep 20, 2019
Sep 20, 2019 IST

Eden Hazard hasn
Eden Hazard hasn't produced the sort of form at Real Madrid that he did at Chelsea yet

Sevilla return to LaLiga action coming off a stellar Europa League win, while Real Madrid come back with a defeat weighing them down. Regardless, good teams are often defined by their response to adversity. Despite all else, beneath the poor performances, a good team is waiting to be unearthed at Real Madrid.

Los Blancos will be hoping to put their ghosts from midweek to rest with a win at Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan, but table-toppers Sevilla will have other ideas, as former Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui has built a side capable of threatening Zidane's fragile defense.

Unless the 3-0 loss to PSG has evoked some sort of epiphany at the Bernabeu, this could be a very difficult and damaging tie for Real Madrid.


Kickoff Information

Date: 22 September 2019

Time: 9 pm Local Time, 12:30 am IST (23 September)

Venue: Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan

Referee: Juan Martinez Munuera

Live Stream: Facebook Watch


Where to watch Sevilla v Real Madrid in the US?

The game at 12:00 pm PDT on 22 September 2019 will be available for US viewers live on beIN SPORTS, fuboTV, Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS en Espanol, and beIN SPORTS CONNECT.

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Canadian viewers can catch the game on beIN SPORTS en Espanol, beIN Sports Canada, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Canada, and fuboTV Canada.


Form Guide

Sevilla: W-W-D-W-W

Real Madrid: L-W-D-D-W


Head-to-head

Sevilla: 16

Real Madrid: 29

Draw: 3


Key Players

Sergio Reguilon

The former Real Madrid defender may return to haunt them
The former Real Madrid defender may return to haunt them

Lopetegui gave the young left-back his break at Real Madrid, and he's since taken him to Sevilla. Reguilon has been a key part of this Sevilla side that currently leads the LaLiga.

The full-back has been solid in defense but also makes himself available in advanced positions. Real are likely to deploy Hazard and Bale on the wings, which will keep both their full-backs busy. Someone like Reguilon could take benefit from the space provided down the flanks.

Karim Benzema

Benzema leads Real Madrid
Benzema leads Real Madrid's goals tally at the moment

This Real Madrid team may have a lot of midfield issues, but they've dealt with those in the past by being able to score plenty of goals. That missing threat in attack has been the most concerning thing about this Real Madrid team.

Karim Benzema has repeatedly shown that he's capable of scoring those goals if he's provided with the supply. All Real need to do is figure out how to feed the French striker more regularly, although, that's easier said than done.


Key Match Facts

Real Madrid have scored more away goals (113) against Sevilla than any other opponents.

In their last 18 visits to Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan, Real Madrid have lost 11 times, more than on any other ground.

Since Zidane's return as Real Madrid manager, Real Madrid have won only one of seven away games.


Betting Odds (from bet365)

Sevilla: 2.62

Real Madrid: 2.45

Draw: 3.80

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