Getafe will be welcoming Real Madrid for the La Liga fixture on Monday at 12:30 AM IST. The hosts have acquired the 15th spot with 30 points while the visitors have occupied the second position with 66 points.
Real Madrid played 30 matches out of which they won 20 games, lost four times and had a draw on six occasions while Getafe also played as many matches, they won seven times, lost 14 fixtures and drew on nine instances.
The visitors are just one point shy of the table leaders Atletico Madrid in the La Liga standings and they will be aiming to clinch the title for the 35th time. Real Madrid looks in fine touch as they have ensured qualification in the Champions League semi-finals. They also managed to win in their recent most match against Barcelona.
On the other side for Getafe, they are yet to win a game in their previous five fixtures but they have the potential to hold down a quality side. In March, they held Atletico Madrid to a goalless draw.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Real Madrid has the upper hand as they beat Getafe on 21 occasions, lost against them just thrice while two games have ended in a draw. The last time when Getafe overcame Real Madrid was in the year 2012, since then the latter has always come out victorious.
Getafe will be heading into this game without the services of Cucho, Enes Unal and Dario Poveda.
Sergio Ramos and Nacho Fernandes won’t be available for Real Madrid while Raphael Varane will also be unavailable for the match as he recovering from COVID-19.