Real Madrid Vs Rayo Vallecano Football Match Score 7 Nov 2022
Karim Benzema and Antonio Rudiger could miss Real Madrid’s La Liga clash with Rayo Vallecano on Monday night. Neither player started the midweek demolition of Celtic in the Champions League, though Benzema did come off the bench to play the last 30 minutes of that game.
Rudiger, meanwhile, has started just seven of the 12 La Liga games he’s played in so far – he’s also appeared four times in the Champions League – and was an unused substitute against the Bhoys; Eder Militao and David Alaba again the preferred centre-back partnership for manager Carlo Ancelotti. Real Madrid will be looking to return to winning ways in Spain’s top flight when they make the trip to Estadio de Vallecas on Monday evening to take on Rayo Vallecano. La Liga leaders Los Blancos were held to a 1-1 draw by Girona in the league last weekend, while Rayo recorded an impressive 1-0 victory over Sevilla to move them into ninth position in the table
Rayo are bidding to make it back-to-back seasons in Spain’s top flight for the first time since 2016, and the early indications are that the team will be more than good enough to stay away from a relegation battle during the 2022-23 campaign.
Los Franjirrojos have won five, drawn three and lost four of their 12 league games this season to collect 18 points, which has left them in ninth position in the table.Rayo will bring a four-game unbeaten run into this contest, meanwhile, which has included victories in their last two fixtures at home to Cadiz and away to Sevilla.
Indeed Andoni Iraola’s side thumped Cadiz 5-1 in front of their own supporters on October 22 before recording a 1-0 victory over Sevilla at Estadio Ramon, with Alvaro Garcia netting the only goal of the contest. Rayo will now be looking to record a third straight league victory on Monday night, but they lost both La Liga fixtures with Los Blancos during the 2021-22 campaign, including a 1-0 defeat at Estadio de Vallecas.
Real Madrid, meanwhile, were held to a 1-1 draw by Girona in the league last weekend, but the result was enough to move the champions back to the top of the table ahead of Barcelona.
As it stands, the gap from first to second is one point, but Barcelona could be top by the time that this match kicks off, with the Catalan outfit in action against Almeria on Saturday night.
Los Blancos will enter this match off the back of a win, though, as they thumped Celtic 5-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday evening to secure first position in their section.C
arlo Ancelotti’s side will again be looking to do a La Liga and Champions League double this term, and the capital giants will be bidding to sign off for the winter break with league wins over Rayo and Cadiz.
Rayo Vallecano is going head to head with Real Madrid starting on 7 Nov 2022 at 20:00 UTC at Estadio de Vallecas stadium, Madrid city, Spain. The match is a part of the LaLiga. Currently, Rayo Vallecano rank 9th, while Real Madrid hold 2nd position. Looking to compare the best-rated player on both teams? ‘s rating system assigns each player a specific rating based on numerous data factors.