Match Today: Real Madrid vs Sevilla 22-10-2022 La Liga
Real Madrid will bid to achieve four consecutive victories in the Spanish League and strengthen its grip on the first place in the table when it receives Sevilla at the Bernabeu on Saturday evening.
Carlo Ancelotti's team is currently six points ahead of Barcelona, who is second in the Spanish first division, while Sevilla is in twelfth place after collecting only 10 points from the first 10 games of the season.
Real Madrid opened their six-point lead over second-placed Barcelona with a 3-0 victory over Elche on Wednesday night, with Federico Valverde, Karim Benzema and Marco Asensio scoring the defending champions' goals.
Ancelotti's side also beat Barcelona 3-1 in El Clásico on Sunday, allowing them to dominate first in the table, although the difference from first to second would drop to three points if the Catalans managed to win. Villarreal on Thursday evening.
Real Madrid vs Sevilla
Real Madrid have scored nine wins and drawn one of their ten league matches this season to collect 28 points, scored 25 goals in the process and conceded eight.
The capital giants weren't perfect this term, but they are once again looking to win in La Liga.
Los Blancos have already booked their place in the Champions League knockout round, so next week's trip to Germany to face RB Leipzig will be pressure-free, although they have yet to secure a top spot in the division, with Leipzig trailing by four points.
With two matches remaining. Real Madrid have won six of their last seven La Liga games against Sevilla, including a 2-1 win at the Bernabeu last season, while they have not lost to Los Nervionenses at the Bernabeu in the league since December 2008.
Sevilla vs Real Madrid
Yalla Shot Exclusive Live Match of Real Madrid and Seville Sevilla's struggles away from home against Real Madrid are somewhat surprising given their recent success, but they managed to get a point at the Bernabeu in May 2021 and they will certainly accept that result here.
There is no escaping the fact that it has been a tough campaign for Rojiblancos, who sacked Julen Lopetegui as head coach earlier this month due to a poor streak of results; Jorge Sampaoli was confirmed as the team's new manager on 6 October, and is back at Ramon Stadium for a second term at the helm.
The 62-year-old has won one and drawn three of his four matches in coaching since his return, with the victory over Mallorca in La Liga last weekend. The substitutes tied the score in the 86th minute after Edinson Cavani sent the visitors up front.
Los Nervionenses finished fourth in La Liga last season, but are currently languishing in 12th place at this stage, 10 points behind fourth-placed Atletico Madrid, while the team faces a battle to reach the round of 16 of the European Cup, currently occupying third place in Group G , five points behind second-placed Borussia Dortmund, is next in the competition against Copenhagen next week.