Malaga vs Real Madrid: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

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Zinedine Zidane's side were beaten in their second-leg tie against Juventus in midweek but will be confident of getting the win over Malaga

Real Madrid's hopes of catching up with Barcelona and securing a second consecutive La Liga title may be hanging by a thread, but they can keep them alive on Sunday with a win over Malaga.

Zinedine Zidane's men visit the Spanish top flight's bottom side just a few days after Cristiano Ronaldo's injury time penalty sealed their place in the last-four of the Champions League at Juventus' expense.

The capital club may be focusing on winning a third consecutive European crown this season, but they will be desperate to ensure they have a strong finish to their domestic duties.

Game Malaga vs Real Madrid
Date Sunday, April 15
Time 19:45 BST / 14:45 ET
Stream (US only) fubo TV (7-day free trial)

TV Channel, Live Stream & How To Watch


In the United States (US), the game can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial).

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US TV channel Online stream
BeIn Sports fubo TV (7-day free trial)

In the United Kingdom (UK), the game can be watched live on TV on Sky Sports Football and it can be streamed live online using the Sky Go app.

UK TV channel Online stream
Sky Sports Football Sky Go

Squads & Team News


Position Malaga players
Goalkeepers Roberto, Prieto
Defenders Miquel, Gonzalez, Hernandez, Ricca, Rosales, Torres
Midfielders Rolon, Adrian, Juanpi, Chory, Kuzmanovic, Garcia, Lacen, Iturra
Forwards Borja, Penaranda, Rolan, Bueno 

Joze Gonzalez's side welcome Juanpi and Adalberto Penaranda back after their recovery from injury, but will likely be without Diego Rolan and Ignasi Miquel, while Luis Hernandez is out through suspension.

Potential Malaga starting XI: Jimenez; Rosales, Gonzalez, Miquel, Torres; Success, Garcia, Lacen, Iturra, Castro; En-Nesyri, Rolan.

Position Real Madrid players
Goalkeepers Navas, Casilla, Luca
Defenders Carvajal, Vallejo, Varane, Nacho, Marcelo, Theo, Achraf
Midfielders Kroos, Modric, Bale, Casemiro, Llorente, Isco, Asensio, Kovacic, Ceballos
Forwards Ronaldo, Benzema, Mayoral, Vazquez

After being left out against Juventus in midweek, Karim Benzema looks set to Madrid's attack on Sunday, and there is a further boost for Zinedine Zidane's side as Sergio Ramos will return in defence following his suspension in midweek.

Potential Real Madrid starting XI: Navas, Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo.


Betting & Match Odds


Real Madrid are 3/10 favourites to win the match with dabblebet, while Malaga come in at 9/1 and a draw is available at 9/2.

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Match Preview


Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Juventus UEFA Champions League

With 15 points separating them from leaders Barcelona, Real Madrid can already consider their chances of winning La Liga over, but the Santiago Bernabeu side will not be happy with a fourth place finish.

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Madrid will be confident of keeping the pressure on Valencia and Atletico Madrid as they look to pull closer to Barca as they visit a struggling side. 

However, while Malaga are 14 points from safety in the Spanish top-flight and have won just one game in 2018, they have had a slight upturn in form recently, having drawn with Celta Vigo and beaten Villarreal.

After fighting back to get beyond Juventus in midweek and with an eye on their Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich, a win at La Rosaleda should be a simple ask for Cristiano Ronaldo & Co.

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