All out for fifth away victory

PREVIEW. 30/10/2021

Real Madrid travel to Elche for their seventh away game of the league season so far (2 pm CET).

Real Madrid travel to Elche with the aim of securing all three points at the Martínez Valero stadium and their fifth win on the road this season on matchday 12 of LaLiga (2 pm CET). The Whites know they will need to win the game given how close things are at the top of the league table, with four teams in joint-second place and three points off first position.

Madrid head to Elche for the fourth time in the last eight years, with the two sides going head to head on six occasions. Our side has come out on top in the recent meetings and remain unbeaten against the team from Alicante with a record of five wins and one draw). However, under Carlo Ancelotti’s management, the side has won all of the matches – in the 2012-14 and 2014-15 seasons (1-2 and 0-2 at the Martínez Valero; 3-0 and 5-1 at the Santiago Bernabéu).

Video.All out for fifth away victory

“We have to continue showing the commitment of recent games”, said the Italian coach in the press conference ahead of the game. This is the Real Madrid squad to take on Elche.

Unbeaten at home
Elche go into the weekend in fifteenth position on ten points. Most of the team’s points have come at the Martínez Valero, where the hosts remain unbeaten after visits from the likes of Athletic, Sevilla, Levante, Celta and Espanyol. Lucas Boyé, Benedetto and Lucas Pérez are the side’s top goal-scorers – all on two goals.