La Liga newcomers Almeria host Real Madrid in a game from the opening first round of the competition. In our big odds football prediction site we will make an effort to offer you some solid preview of this match.
Coached by Rubi, Almeria found a way to return to La Liga. Now the team will try to survive and keep its place in the elite division. But their opening challenge is more than difficult – the current king of Spain and Europe.
On the summer market Almeria made some signings trying to strengthen their squad. The club paid 7 million euro for the Brazilian center-back Kaiky while they also signed the young Serbian striker Marko Milovanovic. Sevilla’s Alejandro Pozo and Vitoria Guimaraes’ Gui Guedes also arrived at the Spanish club.
Real Madrid will try to defend their La Liga title this season. Los Blancos enjoyed a majestic 2021/22 season, but every campaign is different. Barcelona look stronger now, so Madrid must make their best effort to retain the title.
On the market Real Madrid made some excellent signings. The European champions paid 80 million euro for the French prospect Aurelien Tchouameni while Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger arrived as a free agent. The German international will improve Real Madrid’s defense because his quality is undisputed.
At the same time Real Madrid gathered some cash with the selling of Borja Mayoral, Takefusa Kubo, Miguel Gutierrez and Victor Chust. Meanwhile Luka Jovic, Isco, Gareth Bale and Marcelo also left for free.
Karim Benzema remains the main man in Real Madrid’s squad. Last season the Frenchman scored 44 goals in 46 games – the best performance in his career.
That’s our football prediction site preview for the La Liga opening game between Almeria and Real Madrid. The hosts will have a difficult task here against the reigning champion. Let’s see what is Madrid’s shape at the start of the campaign, though – in La Liga everything is possible.