Real Madrid vs Eibar predictions, betting tips & live stream info

After a three month gap since defeat to Espanyol, can Real Madrid get their La Liga title chase back on track against Eibar on Sunday evening?

Real Madrid’s form before the season came to a temporary stoppage was eye-catching to say the least. Los Blancos had won just two of their last seven games in all competitions, losing four, and as a result had lost their top spot in the La Liga table to Barcelona.

However despite that, one of their two wins in that run did come in El Clasico against Barca, and that victory keeps the title race very much alive. With 11 games to go, Zinedine Zidane’s men sit two points off the top spot and if they can regain some consistency, are still very much capable of winning the title this season.

Zidane will no doubt be hoping that the extended break will give his side fresh impetus heading into the final stages of the season and they get the campaign back underway this Sunday evening with a very winnable home fixture against struggling Eibar.

Azulgranas had won just one of their final eight games before the season was suspended, even losing to third tier outfit CD Badajoz in the Copa Del Rey and will make their return to action just two points clear of the drop zone with all to play for between now and the end of July.

Real Madrid vs Eibar Betting Tips

  • A goal to be scored after 76:59 @ 5/6 with bet365
  • Karim Benzema to score first @ 5/2 with Betfred

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Real Madrid vs Eibar Predictions

Squawka Stat: Karim Benzema has scored the first goal in 10 La Liga matches so far this season – the highest amount in the league

No player in La Liga has opened the scoring more times than Karim Benzema this season. The Frenchman has found the net 14 times in the the league, leaving him second behind runaway leader Lionel Messi in the scoring charts – but 10 of those goals have been openers compared to just six for the Barcelona superstar.

Part of the reason for this prolificacy in scoring the opening goal is the reliance of Real on their star striker. The second highest scorer for los Blancos in the league this season is central defender Sergio Ramos with a total of just five, showing that the likes of Eden Hazard and Luka Jovic haven’t been able to contribute with as many goals as hoped so far this season.

We expect Real to earn an important win here to get their season back on track following an extended suspension of fixtures and they will lean heavily on Benzema once again to provide the firepower in front of goal in a squad that has been otherwise stifled in that area this season.

Squawka Bet Tip: Karim Benzema to score first @ 5/2 with Betfred – odds correct at the time of writing

Squawka Stat: Seven goals have been scored after 76:59 in both Real Madrid and Eibar’s last five games

Late goals have been remarkably frequent in Los Armeros’ recent fixtures. Seven goals, including at least one in each game, have been scored in the club’s last five La Liga fixtures after the 76:59 cut-off mark for this bet and given that you would expect hosts Real to rack up the goals against their relegation-threatened opponents here, there’s likely to be another this weekend.

That stat of at least one goal after 76:59 being scored in each of Eibar’s last five games also applies to Real Madrid – with the same total of seven goals being scored after that cut-off mark in los Blancos’ last five fixtures too.

Most of those goals have been against Zinedine Zidane’s side, but they have notched injury-time strikes in wins over Osasuna and Barcelona in that run too, so in a game that they are expected to dominate they could be likely to finish the game off in the latter stages again here.

Squawka Bet Tip: A goal to be scored after 76:59 at 5/6 with bet365 – odds correct at the time of writing

Real Madrid’s Event Count by Zone map shows how they try to focus play down the wings. Will Eden Hazard benefit from this after an enforced rest period?

Real Madrid Form

Real Madrid 2-2 Celta Vigo (16/02/2020 – La Liga)
Levante 1-0 Real Madrid (22/02/2020 – La Liga)
Real Madrid 1-2 Manchester City (26/02/2020 – Champions League)
Real Madrid 2-0 Barcelona (01/03/2020 – La Liga)
Real Betis 2-1 Real Madrid (08/03/2020 – La Liga)

Eibar Form

Alaves 2-1 Eibar (07/02/2020 – La Liga)
Barcelona 5-0 Eibar (22/02/2020 – La Liga)
Eibar 3-0 Levante (29/02/2020 – La Liga)
Eibar 1- 2 Mallorca (07/03/2020 – La Liga)
Eibar 1-2 Real Sociedad (10/03/2020 – La Liga)

READ MORE ON LA LIGA:

La Liga 2019/20 top scorers list
La Liga 2019/20 most assist tables
How live stream La Liga games online
Predictions and tips

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