Espanyol will host Real Madrid at the RCDE Stadium in Cornella de Llobregat on the Matchday 8 of the 2021-22 La Liga season today, September 19, 2021, at 3:00 PM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this Spanish league soccer match, such as predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch the game online.
This will be their 47th overall meeting. There are no surprises here as Real Madrid are the firm favorites in head-to-head clashes, having celebrated a victory on 34 occasions so far; Espanyol have grabbed a triumph just six times to this day, and an equal number of six matches have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on June 28, 2020, when the game ended in a tight 1-0 win for the Galacticos away in Catalonia. It promises to be a more exciting clash as they meet for the first time in the new 2021/2022 La Liga season.
Espanyol vs Real Madrid: Match Information
Date: Sunday, October 3, 2021
Time: 10:15 AM (ET)
Location: RCDE Stadium, Cornella de Llobregat
Espanyol vs Real Madrid: Times by State in the US
ET: 10:15 PM
CT: 9:15 PM
MT: 8:15 PM
PT: 7:15 PM
Espanyol vs Real Madrid: Storylines
Espanyol have been off to a bad start to the La Liga season. In their last five fixtures, they have grabbed only one win, and one draw. The three remaining matches ended in a loss (LWDLL). Meanwhile, Real Madrid are in much better form as they have four wins and one draw in their last five matches (DWWWW).
The Santiago Bernabeu outfit currently sit on top of La Liga with 17 points in seven matches so far. On the other hand, Espanyol are placed 13 positions below them, in 14th place on the La Liga table with six points won in seven games in the 2021-22 season.
These opponents have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to December 21, 1997, when Los Blancos emerged triumphant with a 2-1 victory in the 1997/98 La Liga season. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see if either of the two clubs will go home with the three points in Round 8.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Espanyol vs Real Madrid in the U.S.
The 2021-22 La Liga Round 8 game between Espanyol and Real Madrid, to be played today, at the RCDE Stadium in Cornella de Llobregat, will be broadcasted on ESPN+ in the United States.
Espanyol vs Real Madrid: Predictions And Odds
The odds are heavily in favor of Real Madrid. FanDuel see them as the absolute favorites and thus, they have given them -155 odds to grab another win in the new season. The home side Espanyol, have a +410 odds to cause an upset in the eighth round, while a tie would result in an equal +310 payout.
* Odds by FanDuel