Real Madrid vs. Celta Vigo live stream: Time, TV schedule and how to watch La Liga online
Los Blancos are chasing an 18th straight victory as they welcome Celta Vigo to the Bernabéu.
Madrid hammered Cornella in the midweek advancing to the Round of 16 in the Copa de Rey. Jesé Rodriguez returned for the first time in nearly ninth months, scoring a goal and giving Carlo Ancelotti yet another offensive weapon at his disposal.
The key for the visitors will be attempting to slow down Cristiano Ronaldo who’s ben scoring goal in league play like it’s going out of style. So far the Portuguese striker has tallied 20 goals from 12 matches, outscoring nearly every team in top flight in the process. Celia will also be trying to break a two match losing streak and avoid falling further behind the likes of Sevilla and Valencia in the race for a European place.
Celta have played Madrid tough over the past couple seasons, including a 2-0 victory over Los Blancos the last time the two sides met in May. On the flip side, Madrid have won the last three matches against Celta played at the Bernabéu.
Real Madrid injuries and suspensions
Out: Sami Kedira (concussion), Isco (suspended), Luka Modrić (hamstring).
Celta Vigo injuries and suspensions
Out: Borja Oubiña (knee).
With both Khedira and Isco sidelined, Asier Illarramendi looks set to earn a start on Saturday in the midfield. Cheddar suffered a concussions in Madrid’s Copa del Rey match, while Isco is serving a card related ban.
Match Date/Time: Saturday, 8 p.m. local, 2 p.m. ET
Venue: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid, Spain
TV: beIN Sports (U.S. – English), beIN Sports en Español (U.S. – Spanish), beIN Sports (Canada), Canal+ Yomvi, Canal+ 1/HD/30 (Spain)
Online: beIN Sports CONNECT (U.S. & Canada)