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| On Apr 10, 2021 11:05 AM IST

RM vs BAR Dream11 Tips for Real Madrid vs Barcelona La Liga Fixtures 10 April

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RM vs BAR Dream11: The El Clasico is back as Real Madrid play hosts to Barcelona in the La Liga. With everything at stake, the two giants lock horns at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano in the Spanish capital. The home side is on an unbeaten run of 12 games and a winning streak of 5. They are coming into this fixture on the back of a great 3-1 win over Liverpool in the Champions League. And in the red corner, Barcelona is unbeaten in La Liga since December and are on a 9 game unbeaten run in all competitions. They beat Real Valladolid 1-0 in La Liga in the last game week.

Date: 11th April, Sunday
Kick-Off: 12:30 am (IST)
Venue: Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, Madrid

La Liga Table: Real Madrid are in 3rd place with Barcelona in 2nd

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Recent Form
Real Madrid: WWWWW
Barcelona: WDWWW

Head-to-Head (last 5 meetings):
Real Madrid – 2
Draw – 1
Barcelona – 2

RM vs BAR Today Match Prediction Details

Real Madrid News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Real’s defensive crisis continues with Dani Carvajal and Sergio Ramos out injured and Raphael Varane testing positive for Covid-19.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Majority of Real Madrid’s lineup should remain the same with the backline being forced due to injuries.
• Federico Valverde is likely to join Toni Kroos, Casemiro and Luka Modric in midfield.
• This may see Marco Asensio rested for midweek with Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior starting upfront.

Real Madrid Starting XI (likely)

Thibaut Courtois (GK)
Lucas Vazquez
Eder Militao
Nacho Fernandez
Ferland Mendy
Luka Modric
Federico Valverde
Casemiro
Toni Kroos
Karim Benzema
Vinicius Junior

Barcelona News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Ronald Koeman’s side are only without their long-term absentees as Ansu Fati, Neto and Philippe Coutinho are out injured.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• After a week’s rest, Barcelona can field the same side that beat Real Valladolid.
• Frenkie de Jong will have to slot in at centre-back again, alongside Oscar Mingueza and Clement Lenglet.
• The impressive trio of Ousmane Dembele, Antoine Griezmann and Lionel Messi will get the nod as usual.

Barcelona Starting XI (likely)

Marc-Andre ter Stegen (GK)
Oscar Mingueza
Frenkie de Jong
Clement Lenglet
Sergino Dest
Pedri
Sergio Busquets
Jordi Alba
Ousmane Dembele
Lionel Messi
Antoine Griezmann

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Lionel Messi – It should come as no surprise that Lionel Messi has been outstanding this season with 23 goals and 8 assists in 25 starts this season. He has created 71 chances and succeeded in an enormous, 115 attempted dribbles at a 61% completion rate. Messi has 5 goals and 4 assists in his last 5 games for the club.

Karim Benzema – Karim Benzema has been holding Real’s attacking mantle for a while now and continues to do so this season with 18 goals and 6 assists this season. He has 45 shots on target with 30 successful dribbles at a 64% completion rate. Benzema also boasts 9 goals and 1 assist in his last 8 games for Real.

Differential Pick

Vinicius Junior – Vinicius Junior hasn’t had the best season yet but is in good form with 2 goals and 1 assist in his last 2 games. He has completed 31 dribbles at a 53% completion rate and created 27 chances. Vinicius scored 2 wonderful goals against Liverpool in midweek and more than anything showed what he is capable of doing and his potential. He also has an impressive pass accuracy of 86% and has a shot conversion rate of 43%.

RM vs BAR Dream 11 Teams

Goalkeeper – Courtois
Defenders – Mendy, Nacho, Lenglet, Alba
Midfielders – Modric, Pedri, de Jong
Forwards – Vinicius, Benzema (VC), Messi (C)

Likely Winner:

The RM vs BAR Today Match Prediction is a very important one in terms of the La Liga title race. A win for Barcelona will take them to the top of the table with a 2-point lead. A win for Real will take them level on points with 1st placed Atletico Madrid. Both sides have a great defensive record as well with the home side conceding just 23 goals and the away side conceding just 24 goals. Real Madrid might slightly have the edge as they have been better of late. The Blaugrana will know that despite beating Valladolid, they weren’t as good as they should’ve while the Los Blancos comfortably saw off Liverpool.

Suraj Shivshankar @Srj1511

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