La Liga: Getafe vs. Real Madrid
Real Madrid will face Getafe for the Spanish La Liga on Thursday, March 25, at Coliseum Alfonso Perez.
Real Madrid (68 points) won their last 9 league games with an undefeated home record. They would have to win this match to regain the top spot of the La Liga table that is currently being occupied by Barcelona (71 points). Getafe, on the other hand, is in the eight place with just 37 points. The Azulones have a good home record of 8-2-3 but Madrid has the same away record to cancel that out.
Los Blancos have lots of injury problems heading into the game. Madrid players facing problems include Pepe, Karim Benzema, Kaka, Lassana Diarra, Mahamadou Diarra, Guti and Royston Drenthe. Top scorers Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo are available.
For Getafe, they will be playing without their number one scorer Roberto Soldado, defenders Cata Diaz and Miguel Torres, while David Belenguer and Mario Alvarez are injured.
The match kicks-off at 7:00 pm GMT / 3:00 pm ET.
UPDATE: Real Madrid won the match 4-2.
UPDATE 2: Real Madrid vs Getafe Live Stream (Jan. 3, 2011)