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Real Madrid will host Celta Vigo this Sunday at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano in their next Laliga match.

Celta Vigo comes into this match with a 2-1 victory against Huesca while Real Madrid in a 1-1 draw against Elche last Wednesday.

Luka Modric put Real Madrid ahead in the first half but the opponents equalized in the second half with a penalty from Fidel, to end the match levelled.

Spain International and former Manchester City player, Nolito, scored the first goal for Celta Vigo. Lago Aspas added a second goal which won the match for them. Huesca, however, got a consolation goal from Jaime Seoane.

Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo H2H

Los Blancos hold an advantage over Celta Vigo since they have won 15 Laliga games against Vigo, drawn three and lost three in the last 21 encounters between them.

The two clubs drew 2-2 in their last encounter in February 2020.

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Celta Vigo

Eduardo Coudet’s side will face Real Madrid without goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez, right-back Kevin Vazquez and left-back David Junca.

Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane will be without the services of Rodrygo who suffered an injury. The club has neither suspended nor a doubtful player. The manager will have different options when selecting the line-up.

Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo: Predicted line-ups

Real Madrid

Thibaut Courtois, Eder Militao, Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos, Ferland Mendy, Luka Modric, Casemiro, Federico Valverde, Lucas Vazquez, Karim Benzema, Marco Asensio (4-3-3 formation)

Celta Vigo

Ruben Blanco, Hugo Mallo, Nestor Araujo, Jeison Murillo, Lucas Olaza, Brais Mendez, Fran Beltran, Renato Tapia, Nolito, Iago Aspas, Santi Mina (4-4-2 formation)

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Real Madrid are currently second in the Laliga table and hopes to surpass Atletico Madrid who are ahead of them by only 2 points. Atletico Madrid have an advantage over them since they still have two more matches to play to be on the same page with them.

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