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Vital Preview - Real Madrid v Espanyol

Vital Preview - Real Madrid v Espanyol

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games. Among this upcoming schedule is one for Real Madrid against Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday with it having a 3:15pm kick-off.

Previous results

Friday 10th February 2017 - LA LIGA
Espanyol 1-2 Real Sociedad 19:45

Saturday 11th February 2017 - LA LIGA
Real Betis 0-0 Valencia 12:00
Alavés 0-6 Barcelona 15:15
Athletic Bilbao 2-1 Deportivo La Coruña 17:30
Osasuna 1-3 Real Madrid 19:45

Sunday 12th February 2017 - LA LIGA
Villarreal 1-1 Malaga 11:00
Leganés 0-2 Sporting Gijón 15:15
Las Palmas 0-1 Sevilla 17:30
Atlético Madrid 3-2 Celta Vigo 19:45

Monday 13th February 2017 - LA LIGA
Eibar 4-0 Granada 19:45

Real play ahead of title rivals Barcelona - and Sevilla - on this occasion so we've got the chance to extend the lead at the top of La Liga should we overcome the challenge from Espanyol.

After the excursions of the Champions League in midweek Zinedine Zidane is likely to make some changes but it'll not be wholesale as the Real coach will be well aware that Espanyol will offer up a challenge.

Confidence should be high though after three successive league wins - and the CL win over Napoli - with Real looking as if we've got some momentum building again.

What will happen in this one though? Cast your vote so we know if you think it'll be all smiles or disappointment for Los Blancos come the full time whistle.

Fixtures

Friday 17th February 2017 Close - LA LIGA
Granada v Real Betis 19:45

Saturday 18th February 2017 - LA LIGA
Sporting Gijón v Atlético Madrid 12:00
Real Madrid v Espanyol 15:15
Deportivo La Coruña v Alavés 17:30
Sevilla v Eibar 19:45

Sunday 19th February 2017 - LA LIGA
Real Sociedad v Villarreal 11:00
Valencia v Athletic Bilbao 15:15
Celta Vigo v Osasuna 17:30
Barcelona v Leganés 19:45

Monday 20th February 2017 - LA LIGA
Malaga v Las Palmas 19:45

We can say it goes without saying the expectation; most definitely the hope at least, will be for a positive result. But will this happen?

Ahead of the game we're looking for your views on what way you think it will go, which requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you're given.

Real win
Espanyol win
Draw

However, don't just look also have a say. We don't just want your vote, which you can do to the right, we also want some thoughts and views ahead of the game as well so share these below.

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Writer:Raul Madrid
Date:Friday February 17 2017
Time: 10:00AM

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