Real Madrid vs Real Betis: times, TV & how to watch online
All the info you need to know on how and where to watch Real Madrid host Real Betis at the Alfredo Di Stéfano stadium (Madrid) on 24 April at 3pm EDT / 9pm CEST.
Real Madrid will be looking to clinch three more points against Real Betis on Saturday as the title race heats up in LaLiga. If you want to tune in from the US, your best bet is Fanatiz. The game kicks off at 3pm EDT on Saturday 24 April.
Los Blancos are sitting second in the standings on 70 points, three behind Diego Simeone’s Atlético Madrid at the top and two ahead of fellow challengers FC Barcelona, who have one game in hand.
Madrid face a decisive week amid Super League controversy
Zinedine Zidane’s men go into the match after convincingly beating Cádiz 0-3, while they also have an eye on Chelsea, as they are playing against the English team next week in the Champions League semi-finals.
The clash against Betis takes place after quite a dramatic pitch off the field, with the club's president Florentino Pérez launching, defending and subsequently losing the European Super League project.
Meanwhile, the visitors are in sixth position with 49 points (14 wins, seven draws and 11 defeats from 32 matches), although they have only lost once since the start of February.
Hazard and Modric return
Madrid will again be without Lucas Vázquez, Ferland Mendy and Sergio Ramos. Federico Valverde won’t be able to play, as he is still recovering from coronavirus.
Eden Hazard and Luka Modric could be back against Betis, while Toni Kroos is unavailable.
Dani Carvajal could come into the starting XI, while Marco Asensio will likely play alongside Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema up front.
Betis aim to upset favourites without Fekir
As for Manuel Pellegrini’s outfit, Nabil Fekir will miss out due to the red card that he picked up against Athletic, so Andrés Guardado could take his spot. Dani Martín and Victor Camarasa are injured.
Joaquin could also come into the starting eleven, where he could be joined by Diego Lainez, while Borja Iglesias will keep his spot in attack.
What time does the Real Madrid vs Betis match start?
The 2020/2021 LaLiga match between Real Madrid and Betis will be played at the Alfredo Di Stéfano stadium (Madrid) and will kick off at 3pm EDT on Saturday 24 April 2021.
That's 12 noon PDT, 9pm local time in Spain (CEST) and 8pm in the UK (BST).
Find out what time Real Madrid vs Betis gets underway where you are in the world.
Where can I watch Real Madrid vs Betis?
No matter where you are on the planet, you can see what channel the Real Madrid vs Betis match is available on here.
United States: Fanatiz, beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN SPORTS.
Spain: Movistar Laliga 1, Mitele Plus, Partidazo in Movistar LaLiga, Movistar+, Movistar Laliga.
United Kingdom: Premier Player HD, LaLigaTV.
Is the Real Madrid vs Betis game online?
Real Madrid-Betis 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 Betis: 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.