actual Madrid face a tricky problem throughout their go to on Saturday villa actual making an attempt to take care of their six-point lead on the prime League Santander. The hosts are very busy as they push for a spot within the prime 4. We’re overlaying this LaLiga Santander recreation proper right here on this dwell weblog, bringing you the most recent updates from the Estadio de la Ceramica.
Villarreal vs Actual Madrid LIVE RESULT: 0-0
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FULL TIME: Villarreal 0-0 Actual Madrid
No objectives have been scored on the Estadio de la Ceramica, however the woodwork was hit 3 times – twice for Actual Madrid and as soon as for Villarreal. The Whites’ lead on the prime of the desk is now 4 factors over second-placed Sevilla.
Minute 90+2: Jovic hits the crossbar!
Jovic was introduced heading in the right direction following a Hazard cross however the Serb’s uneven shot got here again off the bar earlier than Nacho’s shot was blocked by Aurier on the road.
82 minutes: The final change from Actual Madrid
Eden Hazard and Nacho Fernandez got here on to interchange Vinicius and Marcelo.
78 minutes: Extra recent legs for Actual Madrid
Marco Asensio and Fede Valverde have been withdrawn for Rodrygo Goes and Luka Modric.
74 minutes: Extra substitutions
Pervis Estupinan and Yeremy Pino got here on for Samu Chukwueze and Alfonso Pedraza for Villarreal, whereas Luka Jovic has changed Gareth Bale for Actual Madrid.
70 minutes: Kroos’ shot straight at Rulli
Kroos shot together with his left foot from the sting of the field, however Rulli was capable of save simply.
66 minutes: First substitutions
Manu Trigueros and Boulaye Dia exchange Vicente Iborra and Arnaut Danjuma for Villarreal.
64 minutes: Rulli involves the rescue once more
Bale got here into the field and fired at objective together with his left foot, however Rulli obtained in the best way once more. Nonetheless, it’s price noting that the assault got here from the Villarreal goalkeeper’s poor clearance.
58 minutes: Vinicius’ shot is saved
Fede Valverde dispossessed Parejo after which performed the ball into the field for Vinicius, however the Brazilian’s shot was saved nicely by Rulli.
56 minutes: Bale hits the crossbar!
Bale drifted to the correct and obtained the ball from Vinicius earlier than making an attempt his luck in objective however his shot was tipped over by Rulli onto the woodwork and over him.
50 minutes: Asensio shoots previous
Marcelo performed a cross throughout the sphere for Asensio, who got here in direction of objective and fired a shot, however it went over the bar.
SECOND HALF: Motion underway once more
Actual Madrid opened the second half. Let’s examine if we’ll be rewarded with objectives in these second 45 minutes.
HALFTIME: Villarreal 0-0 Actual Madrid
We go into half-time with each side on the identical time, however it was a really thrilling first 45 minutes. Each Villarreal and Actual Madrid had good scoring probabilities so that they hope to sober up within the second half.
Minute 45+4: Vinicius goes down
Goal in that first half, Vinicius fell to the bottom on the sting of the field after being caught by Dani Parejo’s arm as Toni Kroos tried to ship a free-kick. Nonetheless, no additional motion was taken.
42 minutes: Bale with an amazing scoring alternative
Casemiro’s ball over Villarreal’s protection was introduced down by Bale, who was one-on-one with Rulli, however the Argentine got here out nicely to shut the angle and save.
38 minutes: Villarreal threatens
Alberto Moreno’s shot from the sting of the field was saved nicely by Courtois and it got here lower than a minute after Lo Celso had an opportunity to get a shot contained in the field however was blocked by Alaba.
35 minutes: Bale pulls his shot previous the objective
Bale has been pretty nameless as a false 9 to date, and in his first half probability of the sport he was solely capable of pull his shot broad from round 20 yards. He appears to sink decrease to get extra concerned within the recreation.
29 minutes: Asensio is fortunate to not be despatched off
Marco Asensio was booked for a excessive sort out on the ankle by Vicente Iborra however is fortunate to not have been despatched off for it.
23 minutes: scuffle between the gamers
Dani Carvajal kicked the ball in Giovani Lo Celso’s face, resulting in a small encounter between the Actual Madrid and Villarreal gamers. Militao and Juan Foyth have been each cautioned for his or her protests.
18 minutes: Danjuma hits the put up!
A profitable motion by Villarreal meant that Danjuma blocked his shot from Alaba within the penalty space, however the Dutchman was solely capable of hit the left put up on the second strive.
14 minutes: Vinicius down within the penalty space
Vinicius went to take out Rulli however was caught within the arm by Raul Albiol, inflicting him to go down within the space. Nonetheless, regardless of the Brazilian’s protests, no penalty was awarded.
10 minutes: Vinicius misses the shot
Maybe just a little annoyed with how the sport began, Vinicius tried his luck from 25 yards out however noticed his shot go broad of Geronimo Rulli’s objective.
6 minutes: Glorious play by Chukwueze
Samu Chukwueze dribbled previous Vinicius Junior and Marcelo into the field earlier than pulling away from Alaba however lacking the ultimate ball. It may very well be a protracted afternoon for Marcelo.
4th Minute: Nervous second within the protection of Actual Madrid
A brief nook from Villarreal noticed Marco Asensio regain the ball in his personal field however then took his time earlier than passing it again to Thibaut Courtois, who wanted to rapidly clear the ball out of hurt’s means.
15:15 GMT: Kick off!
Villarreal began the motion right here on the Estadio de la Ceramica. Stick with us for updates from Villarreal vs Actual Madrid.
15:05 GMT: Actual Madrid ultimate preparations
The Actual Madrid gamers fired their final photographs earlier than kick-off in 10 minutes.
14:20 GMT: A sunny day in Vila-real
Sunshine graces the Estadio de la Ceramica and the pitch seems to be in pristine situation, in keeping with a video posted by Actual Madrid forward of the sport.
13:15 GMT: Lo Celso begins
Unai Emery is with out Gerard Moreno however there’s a begin for loanee Gio Lo Celso whereas Chukwueze and Danjuma look to threaten the Actual Madrid again line.
Villarreal beginning XI: Rulli, Foyth, Albiol, Torres, Pedraza, Parejo, Capoue, Lo Celso, Moreno, Chukwueze, Danjuma.
13:10 GMT: Bale begins for Actual Madrid!
Gareth Bale makes a shock begin at Villarreal, the stadium the place he made his debut as a Actual Madrid participant and scored.
Actual Madrid’s beginning line-up: Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Marcelo; Casemiro, Kroos, Valverde; Asensio, Bale and Vinicius.
Actual Madrid predicted beginning line-up: Benzema unsure
Actual Madrid could must play once more with out Karim Benzema who’s uncertain by way of harm, whereas Ferland Mendy and Mariano Diaz may additionally miss the conflict by way of accidents.
Anticipated line-up of Actual Madrid (4-3-3): Thibaut Courtois; Dani Carvajal, Eder Militao, David Alaba, Marcelo; Luka Modric, Casemiro, Toni Kroos; Marco Asensio, Luka Jovic, Vinicius.
Villarreal’s predicted beginning line-up: No Moreno
Villarreal’s prime scorer Gerard Moreno will probably be unavailable to Unai Emery with a stroke, whereas Ruben Pena and Francis Coquelin are additionally sidelined by way of accidents.
Anticipated line-up of Villarreal (4-3-3): Geronimo Rulli; Juan Foyth, Raul Albiol, Pau Torres, Pervis Estupinan; Manu Trigueros, Etienne Capoue, Dani Parejo; Yeremi Pino, Paco Alcacer, Arnaut Danjuma.