| On May 22, 2021 4:57 PM IST

RM vs VIL Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Real Madrid vs Villarreal La Liga Live Score 22 May


RM vs VIL Dream11: Villarreal takes a trip to the Spanish capital as we begin an exciting final day of the La Liga season. Real Madrid will be challenging rivals, Atletico Madrid to the title as only a win will do for the Los Blancos. However, a win will not be enough for them as it also depends on Atleti dropping points to Real Valladolid. There is a lot at stake for Villarreal too who would want to confirm European football for next season. At the same time, they will need Real Betis and Real Sociedad to drop points as well. However, Villarreal has a backdoor entry into Europe as they face Manchester United in the Europa League finals on Wednesday.

Date: 22nd May, Saturday
Kick-Off: 9:30 pm (IST)
Venue: Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, Madrid

La Liga Table: Real Madrid is in 2nd place with Villarreal in 7th.

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Recent Form
Real Madrid: WLDWW
Villarreal: WDLWW

Head-to-Head (last 5 meetings):
Real Madrid – 2
Draw – 3
Villarreal – 0

RM vs VIL Today Match Prediction Details

Real Madrid News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Real will be without defenders, Lucas Vazquez, Dani Carvajal and Ferland Mendy.
• Veteran midfielder, Toni Kroos, tested positive for Covid-19 and will remain sidelined.
• Eden Hazard misses another game with some physical discomfort.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Eder Militao will replace Alvaro Odriozola at right-back with Raphael Varane and Sergio Ramos starting at centre-back.
• The midfield 3 of Casemiro, Federico Valverde and Luka Modric will keep their spot.
• Karim Benzema will start down the middle with Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo on either side.

Real Madrid Starting XI (likely)

Thibaut Courtois (GK)
Eder Militao
Raphael Varane
Sergio Ramos
Nacho Fernandez
Luka Modric
Federico Valverde
Karim Benzema
Vinicius Junior

Villarreal News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Right-back, Juan Foyth and right-winger, Samuel Chukwueze are out with injuries.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Mario Gaspar should start over Ramiro Funes Mori as Pervis Estupinan replaces Alberto Moreno.
• Etienne Capoue will be back in midfield alongside Dani Parejo and Manuel Trigueros.
• Gerard Moreno and Moi Gomez will start on either side of Carlos Bacca.

Villarreal Starting XI (likely)

Sergio Asenjo (GK)
Mario Gaspar
Raul Albiol
Pau Torres
Pervis Estupinan
Etienne Capoue
Dani Parejo
Manuel Trigueros
Gerard Moreno
Carlos Bacca
Moi Gomez

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Karim Benzema – Benzema has scored 22 goals and 8 assists all season as he sees off another fine campaign for Real. He has created 44 chances, attempted 54 shots on target and succeeded in 38 dribbles at a 63% completion rate. He also grabbed a goal against Granada last week.

Gerard Moreno – Moreno has been excellent this season with 23 goals and 6 assists in La Liga. He has 3 goals and 1 assist in his last 3 games so far and has created 48 chances all season. Moreno has attempted 47 shots on target and completed 69 successful dribbles at a 62% completion rate.

Differential Pick

Luka Modric – Luka Modric’s experience in big games should be very valuable for this fixture. This season he has 4 goals and 3 assists in La Liga, creating 50 chances. He has also attempted 14 shots on target and completed 54 successful dribbles at a 71% completion rate. Modric also put in a star performance against Granada a week ago and bagged a goal as well.

RM vs VIL Dream 11 Teams

Goalkeeper – Courtois
Defenders – Varane, Albiol, Torres
Midfielders – Modric, Valverde, Parejo, Trigueros
Forwards – Benzema (C), Vinicius, Moreno (VC)

Likely Winner:

Real Madrid will be desperate for a win against Villarreal as they seek to do everything from their end. The away side will try hard for a win too in order to secure their European spots before they go into their Europa League final. The RM vs VIL Today Match Prediction should be a win for Real Madrid but it could be a very close encounter. The Yellow Submarine have won 2 games on the bounce including an impressive 4-0 victory over Sevilla.

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