Real Madrid vs Elche: how and where to watch - times, TV, online
All the information you need to know on how and where to watch Real Madrid host Elche at Estadio Alfredo Di Stéfano, Madrid on 13 March at 16:15 CET.
Real Madrid will be looking to keep their LaLiga hopes alive by adding another three points against Elche at home on Saturday.
The visitors, now outside the relegation zone, will try to get a positive result at the Alfredo Di Stéfano, boosted by their victory over Sevilla in their last match. If you are in the US you can tune in on Fanatiz.
Traditionally Los Blancos have enjoyed going head-to-head with Elche - their last defeat to them was back in 1978.
One eye on the Champions League
Zidane is well aware of how important it is to get the three points at home besides winning or getting positive results away or against top contenders, especially as the hard-fought draw against Atlético Madrid will feel like a loss if they don’t get past Fran Escribà’s men.
But Madrid are facing a very important week, as they need to win to keep their chances in the domestic competition, but also have to focus on their midweek Champions League second leg match against Atalanta.
Another David that will become Goliath at the Di Stéfano?
Another factor to take into account is that the hosts have suffered a lot against weaker opposition this season at home: Cádiz, Levante and Alavés have defeated the current LaLiga champions at the Di Stéfano.
Zidane’s men are sitting third in the standings, with 54 points (16 wins, six draws and four defeats), two behind eternal rivals Barcelona and eight behind leaders Atlético.
Elche are currently 17th in the table with 24 points (with one game in hand), only two more than Eibar and Alavés, in the relegation zone, and four more than Huesca, the last-place competitor.
Ramos and Hazard are back, Rigoni out for Elche
This time Zidane will be able to call upon the majority of his squad. Sergio Ramos and Eden Hazard have overcome their injuries and are ready to play.
However, Mariano Díaz and Dani Carvajal will both likely be unavailable due to injury.
As for the visitors, Escribà won’t probably make many changes from the starting XI that beat Sevilla. Emiliano Rigoni will miss out the match due to a hamstring injury.
What time does the Real Madrid vs Elche match start?
The 2020/21 LaLiga match between Real Madrid and Elche will be played at Estadio Alfredo Di Stéfano, Madrid and will kick off at 16:15 CET on Saturday 13 March 2021.
That's 15:15 in the UK, 10:15 ET and 07:15 PT.
Find out what time Real Madrid v Elche gets underway where you are in the world.
Where can I watch Real Madrid vs Elche?
No matter where you are on the planet, you can see what channel the Real Madrid vs Elche match is available on here.
Spain: Movistar Laliga 1, Mitele Plus, Movistar+, Partidazo in Movistar LaLiga, Movistar Laliga.
United Kingdom: Premier Player HD.
United States: Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español.
Is the Real Madrid vs Elche game online?
Real Madrid-Elche is available in most nations through the rights holders’ online platform, if they have one. The best option is to check who is showing the game in your country and if they have an online service or Ios/Android app to watch it on.
For example, Fanatiz is a dedicated streaming platform in the US and in the UK, Premier Player has a streaming service. Movistar + in Spain are showing the LaLiga games.
Real Madrid vs Elche: AS English live coverage
You can also follow our live text commentary, with all the key statistics, here on AS English. We will be building up to the match throughout the day before giving you a minute-by-minute account as it unfolds.
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