Sevilla vs Real Madrid | Match Info, Preview & Lineup


In Sevilla vs Real Madrid preview, Real Madrid will look to strengthen their already strong grip on first place in the La Liga table when they travel to Estadio Ramon to face Sevilla on Sunday night.
Los Blancos are 12 points clear of second-placed Barcelona at the top, while they are also 12 points clear of third-placed Sevilla, who are struggling to stay in the top four at a key stage of the season.
In February, Sevilla remained in touch with Real Madrid in the La Liga table, but a four-game winless run between March 4 and April 3 effectively ended their hopes of winning the title, and they are now in a battle to secure top spot. -four positions.
Julen Lopetegui's side pulled off a massive 4-2 win over Granada last Friday, with Rafa Mir and Alejandro Gomez coming off the bench to score in added time, and the result, coupled with the loss to Atletico Madrid, left them in third place. . in the table with 60 points.
Sevilla are level on points with second-placed Barcelona but only four points clear of fifth-placed Real Betis, while Real Sociedad are also vying for a top-four finish this season, so there's definitely pressure on Los Nervionenses to continue. take points.
The Rojiblancos haven't actually finished higher than fourth in La Liga since 2009, so third would be a huge achievement, but they disappointingly crashed out of the Europa League in the last 16, losing to West Ham United over two legs.
Sevilla's home form this season has been excellent, collecting 37 points from their 15 league games, remaining unbeaten in the process, but they will welcome a Real Madrid side with the best away record in Spain's top flight this season, claiming 35 points from their 15 games.
Real Madrid lost 3-2 to Chelsea in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday night but made it through to the semifinals thanks to a 5-4 aggregate success, with Karim Benzema's 96th-minute effort at the Bernabeu proving to be the deciding goal.
Los Blancos will face Manchester City in the semi-finals of the competition, and the fact that they are in such a strong position at the top of La Liga should give them an advantage in their pursuit of European glory.
Carlo Ancelotti's side have recorded back-to-back league wins over Celta Vigo and Getafe since the Clasico defeat before the international break, and they sit top of the table with 72 points.
Real Madrid are 12 points clear of second-placed Barcelona, ​​who have a game in hand, and it's hard to imagine them dropping enough points over the next few weeks to allow another return to the race.
The Whites will face Osasuna and Espanyol in their last two league games in April before facing Atletico Madrid, Levante, Cadiz and Real Betis in May, and it could be a famous campaign for the capital giants, as they look to make it La Liga and Double Champions League.
Sevilla will again miss Karim Rekik, Fernando and Suso this weekend through injury, while the game is also expected to go too soon for Thomas Delaney, who was recently sidelined with a calf injury.
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