Players to watch: Known only as a flop in England, Celta striker Iago Aspas has found the form of a lifetime! He is the second highest scorer in the league behind Messi with 11 goals, and is on a scoring run of six goals in his last six appearances. Real shockingly have no players with more than four goals, however Ronaldo is finally finding a bit of form with three in his last three (LL).
Stat attack: Each of the last eight meetings between these two sides has seen over 2.5 goals in total, Real Madrid scored 2+ in seven of these games and both teams have scored (BTTS) in each of the last seven (all comps.).
Real Madrid are unbeaten in 15 of their last 16 away in the league – five of Celta’s last six home games has saw under 2.5 goals in total, four of these games saw one team score.