Real Madrid vs Espanyol Preview and Prediction: Real Madrid to Win 3-0 at 7/1
Real Madrid and Espanyol will play their seventh game of the La Liga season at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu on Sunday, 1st October.
Real Madrid have won their last ten meetings with Espanyol and are undefeated in their last twenty-one meetings. Most recently, they defeated Espanyol 2 – 0 in February this year.
Real Madrid are currently sixth in the La Liga table with 11 points having won 3 games, drawn 2 and lost 1. They are they are one point below both Real Betis and Valencia.
Espanyol are twelfth in the La Liga table with 8 points after winning 2 games, drawing 2 and losing 2. They are tied for points with Getafe CF and Athletic Bilbao but have a lower goal difference than both of them.
Real Madrid has had a slightly shaky start to the season, losing to Real Betis and drawing some games they should have won. However, they were impressive in last week’s Champions League match and it would be a surprise if Espanyol were to beat them for the first time in ten years.
A 3 – 0 win for Real Madrid is the most likely outcome with Paddy Power and Boyle Sports both offering odds of 7/1.
Paddy Power Odds: 1/10 Real Madrid to Win, 9/1 for a Draw and 22/1 Espanyol to Win
Boyle Sports Odds: 1/9 Real Madrid to Win, 8/1 for a Draw and 20/1 Espanyol to Win