NEWS | 18/04/2021 | Alberto NavarroZidane's side are unbeaten in 14 games and go in search of their fifth straight win in LaLiga (9pm CET).
It will be Real Madrid’s fifth outing in April (the team has been playing every three days), after defeating Éibar, Liverpool and Barcelona, and then holding the Premier League side to a draw on Wednesday to book their place in the Champions League semi-finals. Zinedine Zidane’s side are unbeaten in 14 games (11 wins) and will be looking to extend their run to 12 games in LaLiga.
“The squad is committed and focused on what'll be a really tough game against Getafe”, said Zidane in the press conference ahead of his side’s second consecutive away fixture of the week. The Frenchmen is without the suspended Casemiro and Nacho in his squad, while Mendy was ruled out yesterday through injury.
The team from the south of Madrid is in the midst of a relegation battle and currently sit four points above the drop zone going into the weekend. Getafe’s defeat against Cádiz last weekend brought to an end a run of three games unbeaten for Bordalás’s side (after drawing against Atlético, Elche and Osasuna). Ángel Rodríguez is their top goal scorer this season with six goals, five of which have come in LaLiga.