Pre Match : Valencia v Real Madrid Preview, Live Stream Online, Team News Highlights, Lineups La Liga
December 22, 2013 8:00 PM GMT
Estadio de Mestalla — Valencia
Referee: Fernando Teixeira
Carlo Ancelotti’s men last week ended a run of five straight victories, increasing the gap to leaders Barcelona and second-placed Atletico Madrid to five points. In a must win situation ahead of trip to Valencia for the Liga giants, Ancelotti will be without centre-back pairing Raphael Varane and Pepe, while Gareth Bale unavailable for this match as well. On the other side, the host, after losing from Atletico Madrid on trop, parted company with thier coach Miroslav Djukic earlier the week.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti expects Valenica to be a difficult side to beat depsite coaching change.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti comments on Gareth Bale injury
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti hopes Xabi Alonso’s will stay at the club
Team Probable lineups
Valencia : Diego Alves – Barragan, V.Ruiz, Mathieu, Guardado – Parejo, O.Romeu(Banega) – Feghouli, Canales, Bernat – Jonas
Real Madrid : Diego Lopez – Carvajal, Nacho, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo – Xabi Alonso, Modrić – Bale, Isco, C.Ronaldo – Benzema