James Rodriguez
James Rodriguez scored a brace in Real Madrid's 6-2 win over Deportivo La Coruna Reuters

Real Madrid can return to the summit of the La Liga table with victory over Valencia at the Santiago Bernabeu on 29 April.

Where to watch

Kick-off is set for 3.15pm BST. The game is not scheduled for live broadcast in the UK.


James Rodriguez scored twice as Real Madrid bounced back from their El Clasico defeat against Barcelona by beating Deportivo La Coruna 6-2 at the Riazor in midweek. The capital club have only won one of their last three matches at the Bernabeu in all competitions.

Gareth Bale (calf) ane Pepe (ribs) remain sidelined through injury for the hosts.

Valencia slipped to a 3-2 defeat against Real Sociedad at the Mestalla in midweek to extend their winless run in La Liga to three matches. Los Che have only lost one of their last six league meetings with Real Madrid.

Eliaquim Mangala and Daniel Parejo are both available after serving a one-match ban.

What managers say

Zinedine Zidane: "For me there is not the A team and the B team. We are all together in the same boat. The others, those who play a lot, play well too. It's not that they do badly. These are players who do not always play, and what they did [against Deportivo] was phenomenal, in the rhythm, the seriousness right from start. I have a phenomenal group and they are all ready for the end of the season. We have just finals left to play now." [via Sky Sports]

Voro: "La Liga ends on 21 May, but we do not have specific goals. We have to try our best in each match. There are no specific goals and ours is to win the most matches. It is a shame that we lost [against Real Sociedad], you have to look for incentives to win matches." [via Marca]

Form guide

  • Real Madrid (all competitions): WLWWW
  • Last result: Deportivo La Coruna 2-6 Real Madrid
  • Valencia: LLDWW
  • Last result: Valencia 2-3 Real Sociedad

Betting odds (Betfair)

  • Real Madrid win: 1/6
  • Draw: 17/2
  • Valencia win: 14/1

Team news

Real Madrid possible XI: Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Casemiro, Modric; Asensio, Benzema, Ronaldo

Valencia possible XI: Alves; Cancelo, Garay, Mangala, Lato; Medran, Perez; Nani, Parejo, Soler; Zaza