Real Madrid Team News: Injuries, suspensions and choice vs Celta Vigo

Real Madrid will demeanour to rebound behind in La Liga after losing a Clasico 3-0 during home to Barcelona in their final joining fixture.

Zinedine Zidane’s side are provisionally 14 points off a gait following that better on Dec 23, nonetheless they have played one fewer diversion due to their appearance in a Club World Cup final month.

Los Blancos kick Gremio in Abu Dhabi on Dec 16 to explain their fifth prize of 2017, a bar record, though they have critical work to do if they are to keep a Primera Division pretension they won final May.

Here, Goal takes a demeanour during all we need to know ahead of their outing to Celta Vigo on Sunday…


Captain Sergio Ramos suffered a flesh aria in Thursday’s training event and will be sidelined for dual to 3 weeks.

Meanwhile, striker Karim Benzema also misses out on Sunday due to an damage postulated in a Clasico better to Barcelona final month.

Sergio Ramos Real Madrid Lionel Messi Barcelona


Right-back Dani Carvajal is dangling for a outing to Balaidos following his red label in a Clasico detriment to Barcelona before Christmas.

Dani Carvajal Real Madrid


With Ramos out injured, Nacho and Raphael Varane should start in executive counterclaim for Real Madrid divided to Celta.

At right-back, meanwhile, there will be another event for youngster Achraf Hakimi as Carvajal misses out by suspension.

In attack, Gareth Bale is set to start alongside Cristiano Ronaldo in a deficiency of Benzema, with a Welsh winger on aim from a chastisement mark opposite Numancia in a 3-0 win in the Copa del Rey on Thursday.

Real Madrid probable Celta


Left-back Jonny went off with a minor hamstring problem in a 1-1 pull opposite Barcelona on Thursday night, though a defender should be fit to face Real Madrid on Sunday.

Celta, with no other damage concerns or suspensions forward of their initial Liga tie in 2018, are usually 6 points transparent of a dump section after 17 games in a Primera Division, though also usually 3 behind eighth-placed Getafe.

The Vigo oufit, 3-1 winners divided to Deportivo La Coruna in a Galician derby usually before Christmas, could palm a entrance to new signing Robert Mazan, a Slovakian left-back brought in from MSK Zilina this week. 

Maxi Gomez Celta Vigo


Celta Vigo contra Real Madrid kicks off during 20:45 local time during Balaidos on Sunday and will be promote live in a UK on Sky Sports Football from 19:40 GMT. 

In a United States (US), Celta opposite Real is live on BeIN Sports and kicks off during 14:45 ET.


  • Celta have mislaid their final 6 joining games opposite Real Madrid, surrender 23 goals in those matches (3.8 per game). However, they have usually unsuccessful to measure in one of a six.

  • Real Madrid have unsuccessful to win in their final 3 divided joining games (drawing dual and losing one), after winning any of their prior 13. The final time they unsuccessful to win in 4 away games in a quarrel in La Liga was in 2008 (three defeats and a draw).

  • Of all a sides now in La Liga, Cristiano Ronaldo’s best goals per diversion ratio in a foe is opposite Celta (1.88).

  • Iago Aspas finished a 2017 calendar year as a highest-scoring Spaniard in La Liga (20). The former Liverpool striker has scored in 4 uninterrupted La Liga games for a initial time in his career (five goals in total).

  • Marco Asensio has scored some-more goals from outward a box than any other actor in La Liga this deteriorate (three).

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