In LaLiga, Real Madrid beat Deportivo Alaves (4-1) in the first four rounds, then tied with Levante (3-3), before returning to the winning streak against Real Betis (1-0) and Celta Vigo (5-2).
On Sunday, Real Madrid is preparing for an important and difficult test when it travels to the Mestalla stadium to face Valencia, who achieved the same results in the tournament.
Valencia started the season with 3 victories over Getafe, Deportivo Alaves and Osasuna, and drew with Granada. In the four matches, he scored 9 goals and conceded only two goals.
“Mestalla” raises the fear of Real Madrid
The Mestalla stadium in the past few years has not been an easy stop for Real Madrid, and the team usually comes out of it while suffering.
According to the Transfer Market website, Real Madrid have faced Valencia in Mestalla on 95 previous occasions, and received 41 defeats, compared to 29 wins, and 25 games ended in a draw, and their players scored 135 goals, and conceded 150 goals.
In the last 10 matches that Real Madrid played against Valencia in Mestalla, they received 4 defeats, and won 3 times, compared to 3 draws.
Bordalas did not beat Real Madrid
Real Madrid will play a new match against Valencia coach Jose Bordalas, who has worked with several La Liga clubs in the past years, including Getafe.
According to the Spanish newspaper “Marca”, Real and Bordalas have faced 8 times since the 2017-2018 season, and all the matches were in his period with Getafe.
Unfortunately for Valencia, Bordalas did not win any, and was satisfied with 6 defeats and two draws, during his confrontations with Real Madrid.
At the same time, Real Madrid has not received any goal from Bordalas’ squad since 1295 days, specifically in March 2018, and in this period they faced 5 times, and Real won 3 times.