Getafe and Real Madrid meet at Coliseum Alfonso Pérez, in a match for the 34 th round of the First Division. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 19-08-2018, Real Madrid won at home (2-0). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which records 3 wins in the last 3 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium was on 10-14-2017, for the First Division, which ended with the victory of Real Madrid by (1-2). The goals of the match were scored by Jorge Molina (56 ‘), for Getafe, and K. Benzema (39′) and Cristiano Ronaldo (85 ‘), for Real Madrid. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results obtained at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 4 th position, with 54 points won, after 14 wins, 12 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Real Valladolid, by (2-2). In the last match, they won at home against Sevilla by (3-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 10 draws and 2 losses in away matches, with 17 goals scored and 18 conceded; against 12 wins and 3 losses at their stadium, with 29 goals scored and 9 conceded. In the last 10 home matches for the championship Getafe won 8 and lost 2, so they have won 24 points out of 30 possible. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (7 out of 16 matches). The team has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 33 matches in this competition, they only got 2 comebacks in the 13 games in which they suffered the first goal. In the last 16 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 4 of their 11 goals between minutes (46′-60 ‘).
Getafe left for this game motivated, after a triumph, by 3-0, in the reception to Sevilla: the goals of the team were marked by Molina (2) and Mata. We emphasize that the locals currently occupy the fourth position in the qualifying table, a place that gives access to the next UEFA Champions League. In this game against his fans, coach Pepe Bordalás must keep the team in 4-4-2, benefiting the organization of his block and counterattacks, especially through the left flank: Mata is a very fast player and exempt in the transition offensive. In addition, the player mentioned above is the great highlight of the premises, with 14 goals scored and 6 assists. The completion of the plays created has been a strong point of this formation. For this game the coach can not count on Djené, suspended, in addition to Antunes and Diedhiou, both with physical problems.
After 20 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses, the away team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 64 points won. In the last match, they have won at home against Athletic Club by (3-0), after in the previous match they have tied tied in an away match against CD Leganés, by (1-1). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in away matches, with 31 goals scored and 16 conceded; against 10 wins and 5 losses at their stadium, with 29 goals scored and 18 conceded. For the championship, Real Madrid won 20 points out of 30 possible, after 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 matches as a visitor. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 12 of the last 16 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 33 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 15 times and only managed 4 comebacks.
Real Madrid continues to show improvements to each passing day and this is due to the return of Zidane to the command of the team. We emphasize that the meringues won to Bilbao on the last day, 3-0, a team that has a good time in form: Karim Benzema was the hero of the game, scoring all three goals. In this game away from home the French coach must continue in the usual tactical system, that is, the 4-3-3, Benzema being the most offensive reference of the team. The aforementioned player is still the great highlight of the visiting team, with 21 goals and 6 assists.