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AccessBET Preview: Real Madrid v Deportivo La Coruna: Expect most goals in the opening half

12:43 WAT 20/01/2018
Zinedine Zidane Real Madrid
With Zinedine Zidane’s job hanging on the line, Los Blancos will hope to make this game count

Real Madrid will host Deportivo La Coruna at the iconic Santiago Bernabeu in the Spanish Primera Division on Sunday afternoon.

The reigning league champions have not shown any sign of defending the title as they currently sit a mammoth 19 points behind current leaders Barcelona.

Real did claim a narrow 1-0 win at Leganes in the first leg of the Copa de Rey quarter finals but will need to win this game at (1.14) as quoted by AccessBET in a bid to relief some pressure off Zinedine Zidane.

Things aren’t plain sailing for the Branquiazuis as they are currently in 18th position, two points from safety.

Having suffered a 2-1 loss at home to Valencia last week, this weekend’s trip to the Spanish capital will certainly be much tougher as they are clear underdogs at odds of (16.50).

A stalemate come fulltime is available at odds of (9.60) with the same betting firm.

Real Madrid have won 13 of their last 14 games against Deportivo and odds of (1.02) for a double chance swing in their favour.

Zidane’s men have failed to score in their last two games at home but will be confident of ending that here by scoring the first goal of the first half at the price of (1.35).

Los Blancos have scored the most goals in the first half in La Liga this season which stands at 23 strikes. Backing that outcome in the Spanish capital is offered at (2.85).

Punters who are confident can back the first half to produce two or more goals at odds of (1.58) with AccessBET.

Cristiano Ronaldo has only scored four goals in La Liga this season which is a complete low by his standards. The Portuguese maestro scored his first league goal in Real colours against Depor back in 2009 and has been tipped to score first here at (2.70) while (1.23) is for him to net anytime in the game.