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Preview: Osasuna v Real Madrid


Preview: Osasuna v Real Madrid

It will be the thirty-first title for Real Madrid if they win against Osasuna tonight, and Bernd Schuster has called up all 25 of his players to travel to Pamplona. EyeFootball previews the match that could well be the one that decides the La Liga champions.



Venue: Reyno de Navarra [19,800]

Referee: Medina Cantalejo

League Standings:

Osasuna[17th,40pts],Real Madrid[1st,75pts]

The whites are closing in on the League title and it might not need the match against Osasuna to be the decider, if Villareal loses the match against Getafe, Real Madrid will be crowned Campeonas again. If Villareal win, Los Merengues can still celebrate if they beat Osasuna in their home. It won't be an easy match for the Los Blancos as the relegation battling Los Rojillos will give everything to match their performance.

Recent Form

CA Osasuna: WLWLL

v Valencia (A) 3-0

v Deportivo (H) 0-1

v Espanyol (A) 0-1

v Recreativo(H) 0-1

v Getafe (A) 0-2

Real Madrid: WDWWW

v Athletic (H) 3-0

v Racing (A) 0-2

v Murcia (H) 1-0

v Mallorca (A) 1-1

v Sevilla (H) 3-1

Team News

Osasuna: Delporte and Xavier Margairaz are injured and Juanfran is suspended. Nekounamn is back from a long term injury and will start from the bench

Real Madrid: Jose Maria Guti will be certainly missed as he picked up a knee injury in training and won't be available for the match. Cannavaro is back from the suspension, and Ruud van Nistelrooy has returned to the squad. The surprise element is Christoph Metzelder who returned to training on Friday. Schuster has called up all 25 of their men for a possible celebration if they are declared champions.

Final Score Prediction

Osasuna 0-3 Real Madrid