Real Madrid travel to El Sadar Stadium in Pamplona to take on Osasuna in matchday 33 of Liga Liga 2021-22 in the early hours of Thursday, April 21. The match will start at 1:00 AM IST.
Real Madrid have several absentees to deal with. To begin, Eden Hazard and Ferland Mendy are out due to injuries and the duo is joined by the midfielder Casemiro on the sidelines, who picked up a minor muscle injury during Monday’s training session
The likes of Jesus Vallejo and Dani Ceballos may miss out after testing positive for COVID-19 while left-back Marcelo is a doubt too.
Osasuna vs Real Madrid odds for La Liga 2021-22
Real Madrid: 5.80
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Osasuna vs Real Madrid recent form
Osasuna have been one of the surprise packages of the season and the team has won three of their last five matches.
Real Madrid, on the other hand, are coming on the back of an inspiring 3-2 away win over Sevilla. After trailing 2-0 for the most part of the match, the team made a stunning comeback to win the match thanks to an injury-time goal from Karim Benzema.
Before that win, the team won three of their last four matches, with the only defeat coming against Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League.
Osasuna: W, W, L, W, L
Real Madrid: W, L, W, W, W
Osasuna vs Real Madrid head-to-head
Since their first-ever meeting in September 1993, Osasuna and Real Madrid have played a total of 39 matches with the latter winning 25 games. Osasuna, on their part, have only won five while the remaining matches have been drawn.
Note that while their last meeting in the league ended in a 0-0 draw, Osasuna haven’t beaten Madrid in 11 years. Their last victory dates back to January 2011 when Javier Camunas’ only goal decided the course of the match.
Osasuna vs Real Madrid prediction and tips for La Liga 2021-22
The fact that Real Madrid have won three of their last five away matches against Osasuna make them the outright favourites to win the match. During these five outings, the Los Blancos have scored 11 goals and conceded just four.
On top of that, their recent run of form is why the odds are in their favour for this contest.
Featured photo: AFP / Javier Soriano