Real Madrid vs. Eibar: Time, Channel, Odds

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Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring in a 4-0 Real Madrid victory over Eibar at Ipurua Municipal Stadium on November 22, 2014 in Eibar, Spain. Getty

Real Madrid sits second in La Liga, five points ahead of Atletico Madrid, and beat Rayo Vallecano 2-0 on April 8th, 2015. Eibar beat Malaga 1-0 on April 7th, 2015 and is 14th in La Liga table with 31 points. Real Madrid beat Eibar 4-0 on November 22nd, 2014.

Real Madrid had been out of form in their five games previous to this weekend, only 1-3-1, but a 9-1 win over Granada and the aforementioned 2-0 win over Rayo Vallecano have Real Madrid on the right track. Cristiano Ronaldo is the most in form, as he has six goals in those two games, and James Rodriguez, who missed two months with a foot injury, was outstanding in the Granada game and scored against Rayo Vallecano. Real Madrid has to have their focus on the Champions League match in the middle of the week, as they play Atletico Madrid on April 14th, 2015 in the quarterfinals.

Eibar, on the other hand, had not won since January 10th, 2015 against Getafe when they beat Malaga on April 7th. Eibar went 0-2-9 in those 11 games and is now only six points away from demotion to the Spanish Segunda division in 2015-2016. Eibar has not scored more than one goal since that January 10th victory and only has scored nine goals in 14 games in 2015.


The Basics

Who:

Real Madrid vs. Eibar

What:

La Liga Game Week 31

When:

Saturday, April 11

Where:

Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid, Spain

Time:

10:00 AM Eastern Time

Channel:

beIN Sports (US)/Canal+ Liga (Spain)/For those looking for the channel in your home country, click here

Odds: Real Madrid -1250, Eibar +2245, Draw +1018


Stats You Need to Know

Scouting Real Madrid

Record: 23-1-6, 2nd (70 points)
Coach: Carlo Ancelotti, 2nd season
Goals Per Game: 2.97
Clean Sheets: 12
Leading Goal Scorer: Cristiano Ronaldo, 36
Assist Leader: Cristiano Ronaldo, 11
Card Leader: Daniel Carvajal/Sergio Ramos, nine yellow cards


Scouting Eibar

Record: 8-7-15, 14th (31 points)
Coach: Gaizka Garitano, 4th season
Goals Per Game: .93
Clean Sheets: 7
Leading Goal Scorer: Mikel Arruabarrena, 7
Assist Leader: Saul Berjon, 6
Card Leader: Raul Navas, seven yellow cards and two red cards

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