HOURthis and welcome with it Real Madrid vs Villarreal live blog, where we will cover all the updates related to the LaLiga Santander match, which will take place on Saturday night at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium… Real Madrid comes into play after a major win Majorca and, following the defeat of Atlético Madrid to Alaves earlier in the day, Carlo Ancelotti’s men will look forward to taking the lead in the Santander La Liga table even further.
Real Madrid 0: 0 Villarreal – Latest updates
This is the beginning of our live blog for real Real Madrid vs Villarreal, with all our extended reach and minute-by-minute updates that follow from here. As always, the most recent entries.
Minute 44: Valverde fires.
The path from Modric’s cross falls into Valverde’s feet from about 30 yards away, but the Uruguayan strike hits the crossbar.
40th minute: Vinicius booked
Vinicius commits a foul and his disagreement earns him a yellow card.
Minute 37: Danjuma shoots the side net.
The ball hits Danjuma’s feet in the penalty area, which goes inside Valverde before shooting his weaker left foot into the side net.
Minute 20: Benzema tries his luck
Karim Benzema strikes from a distance, almost hitting Rulli’s post.
Minute 13: Courtois makes an amazing save!
Danjuma shoots in and hits the bottom corner, but Courtois makes a terrific save to refute the former Bournemouth.
Min 7: Modric has a pop
Luka Modric takes the first shot on goal, but Raul Albiol blocks it.
Real Madrid – Villarreal has started. Will Los Blancos be able to increase their leadership in the table?
18:50 BST: No Moreno for Villarreal
This is news that all Villarreal fans were afraid of, as Gerard Moreno is not involved in the match against Real Madrid.
Villarreal’s starting line-up: Rulli; Voith, Albiol, Pau Torres, Alberto Moreno; Eremi Pino, Capue, Coquelin, Parejo; Paco Alcacer, Danjuma.
Here are the 11 yellows to take on the Santiago Bernabu field.#RealMadridVillarrealpic.twitter.com/Ckfml9nVLA
? Villarreal (@VillarrealCFen) September 25, 2021
18:45 BST: Valverde starts … from the right!
Carlo Ancelotti made one unexpected decision in the starting lineup. Fede Valverde is selected on the right. Eden Hazard and Eduardo Camaving are on the bench, while Marco Asensio retains his starting spot after an impressive performance against Mallorca.
Real Madrid: starting XI: Thibaut Courtois; Nacho Fernandez, Eder Militao, David Alaba, Fede Valverde; Casemiro, Luka Modric, Marco Asensio; Rodrigo, Karim Benzema, Vinicius Jr.
Our starting XI @VillarrealCFen! #RealMadridVillarrealpic.twitter.com/zaSt8tV9q9
? Real Madrid (@realmadriden) September 25, 2021
17:50 BST: Who should take the free kicks for Real Madrid?
Real Madrid were seen practicing free kicks in their final training session before meeting Villarreal on Saturday night. Isco, David Alaba, Luka Modric and Lucas Vasquez everything took several sets, and even Toni Kroos there were several attempts, despite the fact that he was still recovering from his injury.
The question remains, who will be against Villarreal if the opportunity presents itself?
17:05 BST: Real Madrid’s predicted squad
Gareth Bale is eliminated from the fight on Saturday night, but Ancelotti is again welcoming Luka Modric and Eden Hazard, who will likely be in the fight at some point.
Real Madrid’s projected squad: Thibaut Courtois; Nacho Fernandez, Eder Militao, David Alaba, Miguel Gutierrez; Fede Valverde, Casemiro, Luka Modric; Eden Hazard, Karim Benzema, Vinicius Jr.
17:00 BST: Villarreal’s predicted squad
Unai star striker Emery Gerard Moreno, backup striker Dani Raba and winger Samu Chukwese are expected to be dropped from the Yellow Submarine.
Villarreal’s predicted squad: Sergio Asenjo; Mario Gaspar, Aissa Mundy, Pau Torres, Purvis Estupinan; Dani Parejo, Etienne Capue, Manu Trigueros; Eremi Pino, Paco Alcacer, Arnaut Danjuma.