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Primera División

  • 17 March 2013
  • • 00:30
  • • Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
  • Referee: Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz
  • • Attendance: 61000
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Real Madrid-Mallorca Preview: Mourinho's side look to close gap on Barcelona

Real Madrid-Mallorca Preview: Mourinho's side look to close gap on Barcelona

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Los Blancos climbed above city rivals Atletico Madrid in the Primera Division table with their win at Celta Vigo last Sunday and now have the Liga leaders in their sights


Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos is expected to start Saturday's clash against Mallorca after recovering from a shoulder injury.

Angel Di Maria is out with a hamstring problem and, along with long-term injury victim Iker Casillas, is the only confirmed absentee for the Santiago Bernabeu clash.

Midfielders Jose Luis Marti and Javi Marquez miss out for Mallorca through suspension, but Michael Pereira returns following a one-match ban.

On-loan defender Pedro Geromel has recovered from a hamstring problem and is likely to partner Jose Nunes in central defence.

  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Real Madrid are on a six-match winning run in all competitions.
  • Los Merengues are on a 36-match unbeaten run at the Santiago Bernabeu across all competitions (W29, D7).
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (pictured, right) has scored 19 goals in 16 appearances for Madrid in 2013.
  • Mallorca have lost four of their last five matches away from home in La Liga.
  • The Islanders have lost six of their last seven encounters against Madrid.
  • Mallorca's last Liga win at the Bernabeu was a 3-1 success in May 2009.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Real Madrid

Mallorca

Wins
5
0
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Real Madrid Club de Fútbol RMA
Real Madrid Club de Fútbol Real Madrid
Draw
Real Club Deportivo Mallorca MLL
Real Club Deportivo Mallorca Mallorca
76%
21%

Top 3 Predictions

Real Madrid Club de Fútbol RMA
3 - 0
Real Club Deportivo Mallorca MLL
Real Madrid Club de Fútbol RMA
4 - 0
Real Club Deportivo Mallorca MLL
Real Madrid Club de Fútbol RMA
3 - 1
Real Club Deportivo Mallorca MLL

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