LaLiga Santander faces the final stretch of the first round with the Real Madrid as a new leader to welcome the Seville at the Bernabéu this Sunday at 9:00 p.m. Real Madrid are in great shape, but they must show it against a Sevilla that is fighting for LaLiga.
The Real Madrid They only have one point more than Real Sociedad, two more than Sevilla and four more than Atlético de Madrid. The whites return to the Santiago Bernabéu after the trip to Moldova to face Sevilla, a week after the defeat in Granada (1-4), their third consecutive victory and the return to the leadership that they had given up on matchday 9.
It will be a new reunion withn Julen Lopetegui as a coach from Seville, concerned about the state of players like the Brazilian Diego Carlos, who could not finish the clash with Wolfsburg, the Argentine Erik Lamela, who did not play in this, and the extreme Suso Fernández, who suffered from an injury against Alavés.
The duel against Real Madrid is special for Lopeteguand that he went through the back door of the national team to take the white bench and from there he also left through the back door when he was dismissed. Since he came to the Sevilla bench, he has faced Real Madrid four times and has never been able to beat him. Their best result was a 2-2 draw at Di Stéfano last season.
Ancelotti, For his part, he has faced Sevilla four times in LaLiga as Real Madrid coach and lost a game. It was in the 2013/14 season when they fell 2-1 at the Pizjuán to Emery’s Sevilla.