The defeat of Barça against Granada has caused a new scenario in the fight for the title. The Real Madrid it has come to have few options to fully enter that battle. A ‘war’ that he does not want to abandon and to do so he is obliged to win tonight at Osasuna in the Di Stefano. A duel marked by the pressure that the Whites have, but also because next Tuesday, May 5, they will play in London against Chelsea the pass to the end of the Champions League. Osasuna will try to take advantage of all that white pressure that with 40 points seems to have all the work done this season and thus, freed from obligations, arrives at Di Stéfano.
Zidane he is aware that the stakes are high tonight, but his plan to rotate with Chelsea in mind has not changed. The coach cannot count on Mendy, Lucas Vázquez and Carvajal, injured. nor with Fede Valverde, pending a negative PCR. The one who will not be on the Di Stéfano lawn tonight is Serg Ramos. Even though Zidane dNow that he is ready, he left him out of the call for the duel against Osasuna. The one that will be is Nacho that he is already recovered from the blow that prevented him from training with the group last Thursday.
The big news in the Real Madrid eleven could be Eden Hazard. After the minutes that the Belgian had against Betis and Chelsea, Zidane can give him the title tonight against Osasuna. It will be a litmus test for the Champions semi-finals on May 5. On the other hand, everything indicates that Modric, Kroos, Benzema and Vinicius they will rest for the match against Chelsea. Thus, unit B of Real Madrid will today have a new opportunity to claim.
Osasuna, for his part, he arrives at Di Stéfano without any pressure since he is virtually saved. In addition, the Navarrese team faces Real Madrid being one of the best teams in the second round. They are the fifth best team, tied with Betis and only behind Barcelona, Sevilla, Real Madrid and Atlético.
Sweep yourself recovers to Aridane and Torró, to whom he gave rest against Celta. The coach will not be able to count on the goal Rubén Martínez, who continues with his recovery process, and Calleri, afflicted with lumbar discomfort. The coach of the Navarrese team wants to show the good game of this second round and end a spell that has lasted since 2004, the last time that Osasuna beat Madrid at the Bernabéu