Zaragoza vs Real Madrid Live Stream and Highlights
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Date: March 30, 2013; Time: 7:00 PM UTC;
Venue: Estadio de la Romareda — Zaragoza.
Los Blancos will try to make pressure on Barcelona and save some title hopes with a win at La Romareda. Jose Mourinho’s team has won their last 7 games in all competitions and will try to continue their winning run.
Real Zaragoza goes 17th in the La Liga standings with 26 points after 28 games, having 7 wins, 5 draws and 16 losses so far this season. They are just 2 points above the relegation zone. Their present form has seen 2 draws and 3 losses in their last five games. Last five home matches Los Blanquillos have finished with 4 draws and 1 loss. Their best forward Helder Postiga has 10 goals in 27 appearances. Real Zaragoza are on a 12-game winless run in all competitions. Also they have not won in 2013.
Real Madrid stands 2nd in the league table with 61 points from 28 games, having 19 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses. Los Blancos comes into this game undefeated in their last five games having 5 straight wins. Last five matches away from home Los Merengues have finished with 1 loss and 4 straight wins. Their best forward Cristiano Ronaldo has 27 goals in his 27 appearances.
Zaragoza playmaker Apono has recovered from a hamstring injury. Romaric also returns after a three-month absence. Stefan Babovic is suspended.
Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas has recovered from a hand injury, but it is a question who will take his place between the posts. Head coach Jose Mourinho has no new injury worries. He could rotate his squad ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final match against Galatasaray.
Zaragoza line-up: Franco, Săpunaru, Loovens, González, Abraham, Apoño, Movilla, Rodríguez, Romaric, Montañés, Postiga.
Last three matches:
Sevilla 4 – Zaragoza 0;
Zaragoza 0 – Granada 0;
Getafe 2 – Zaragoza 0.
Real Madrid line-up: Casillas, Essien, Pepe, Ramos, Coentrão, Khedira, Modrić, Callejón, Özil, Ronaldo, Benzema.
Last three matches:
Real Madrid CF 5 – Mallorca 2;
Celta 1 – Real Madrid CF;
Man Utd. 1 – Real Madrid CF 2.