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“This Madrid is weeping” headlines the Spanish sports paper Marca, revealing the current emotional state of the Royal. The form and earnings crisis of Real Madrid tightened from game to game, so that one or the other leader of the title defense in La Liga already publicly abrreibt. While Real suffers, the club Deportivo Leganés is increasingly hoping for the next cup sensation. Because in the second round of the Copa del Rey already Villarreal could be switched off, which is among other things due to the recent good performances in their own Estadio Municipal de Butarque. And that’s exactly where Leganés will host the first leg of the quarter-finals of the Spanish Cup on Thursday (18.01) at 20:30. Although we can not rule out that the Royal shoot just here the frustration of the soul, but still recommend the certainly slightly risky tip on the Double Chance 1 / X. Corresponding bets are offered by the bookmakers at worthwhile odds up to 3.39 and should be played because of the uncertainty factor with low stakes.
The club Deportivo Leganés rose in the season 2016/17 for the first time in their own club history in the highest Spanish league and was there in the last season as the seventeenth to assert. In the current season, coach Asier Garitano’s squad has risen to twelfth place with a balanced 7-3-7 record, a goal difference of 13:14 and twenty-four points, and a six-point cushion on the first relegation zone work out. Striking is the goal difference. The secret of success – if you want to call it that – is not the offensive, which is one of the worst in the league, but the defensive. Those can definitely compete with the top teams at the top of the table.
So far, the Garitano team has been particularly strong in front of their own fans. Leganés conceded only two defeats in ten matches against Getafe (0: 1) and Barcelona (0: 3). In contrast, there are two draws and six wins, including four in series. Two of the last four home victories reached Leganés in the cup. First, in the return match against second division Real Valladolid (2: 1 first leg, 1: 0 second leg) made the move into the second round perfect, in which then against the Villarreal CF (after all, fifth in La Liga) with a 1-0 success, the foundation for the subsequent quarter-finals were laid.
Real Madrid :
Real Madrid defended both the championship and the Champions League title in the last season and then won the club WW and the European and Spanish Supercup. More was hardly possible, so that it is now very surprised that the Royal have lost the connection to the top of the table completely. Because with a score of 9-5-4, a goal difference of 32:17 and thirty-two points, the team of coach Zinédine Zidane is currently only in fourth place and threatens to slip even further. The backlog of the arch-rivals FC Barcelona has already grown to a whopping nineteen points and the lead over the following competition has shrunk to one (Villarreal, 5th) and three points (Sevilla, 6th).
The current crisis of the Royal took place just before Christmas, when Madrid said goodbye to FC Barcelona at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in El Clásico with a 0: 3 clap in the winter break. The subsequent break did not bring much. So the Zidane Elf succeeded in the new year so far only one victory in the Copa del Rey against the second division CD Numanica (3: 0). In the return match, it was just as disappointing as before against Celta Vigo 2: 2 draw before it was a 0-1 defeat against Villarreal CF last weekend. Here, the attitude of the Royal could hardly be criticized, but the exploitation of opportunities was catastrophic. Even best chances of superstar Cristiano Ronaldo did not want in the opposing box.
Leganes vs Real Madrid head to head matches
05.04.17 LL Leganes Real Madrid 2 : 4
06.11.16 LL Real Madrid Leganes 3 : 0
26.10.04 CDR Leganes Real Madrid 1 : 2
18.12.03 CDR Leganes Real Madrid 3 : 4 (3 : 3)