Leganés-Real Madrid: the champion seeks to close the League with victory

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News | 07/19/2020 | Alberto Navarro

The Whites visit Butarque with the aim of prolonging their spectacular streak and adding the eleventh consecutive victory (9:00 pm; Movistar LaLiga).

Three days after achieving his 34th League, he Real Madrid debuts the status of champion at the Butarque stadium, in the match that will end the 2019/20 championship. The objective of the whites is to add their eleventh consecutive victory and dismiss the League achieving the full of victories after the resumption of the competition (21:00 h; TV: Movistar LaLiga).

"Must respect the championship and against Leganés we are going to try to do well " Zidane at the pre-match press conference. The French coach has called 22 players for a game to which the whites arrive as the least goals scored in the championship (23), those with the most victories (26) and those with the most points at home (37).


In addition to prolonging the dynamics of results of the last weeks and putting the finishing touch to the championship, the whites face the duel of Butarque with various incentives. Among them, maintain their excellent defensive level and add the 20th unbeaten game in the championship. Since the resumption of League, the team has only received four goals. Also, Courtois leads the classification of the Zamora Trophy with a coefficient of 0.59 (20 goals in 34 games). On the other hand, Benzema He will seek to extend his scoring streak: he has scored four goals in the last three days and has scored 21 in the competition.

Fight for permanence

Leganés faces life or death, who hastens his options to stay in First Division. After a great final sprint of competition, the Madrid team reaches this last day just one point from Celta, which marks salvation. With the direct confrontations lost with the Galician team, those of Javier Aguirre need to win and that Celta does not do the same in the field of Espanyol to stay in First.

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