Match Today: Real Madrid vs Osasuna 18-02-2023 La Liga

Real Madrid will visit Osasuna in the 22nd round of the Spanish League on Saturday, with the aim of not falling further in the race for the title.

Real Madrid, second-placed so far, has 48 points, eight points behind the top of the standings, while the European team chasing Osasuna ranks ninth with 30 points. Real Madrid returned from the Club World Cup and found themselves 11 points behind leaders Barcelona.

But a 4-0 win over Elche in midweek brought the points deficit back to single digits and they'll want to keep it that way as they hope their eternal rivals can slip away. Before heading to the Club World Cup.

Real Madrid vs Osasuna

Osasuna comes into this round on a four-game winless streak, and that has seen them drop further out of next season's European qualifying places.

However, they are still in the running as they are just three points clear of the Conference Center and four points away from the Europa League. Jagoba Arasati's charges were impressive in defense but they struggled in attack. They scored 19 goals, the same as they conceded, which outperforms It has 14 other teams, including some relegation-fighting teams.

This year in the league, although they have only suffered one loss, they have not scored more than a goal in a single match and have failed to score three times.

Osasuna vs Real Madrid

Three of the last five matches between these two sides have ended in a draw Four of Osasuna's last five home league matches have seen less than a goal Osasuna have only achieved one win this year in the league Osasuna have lost two of their last three home matches.

Real Madrid have lost three of their last five away matches in the league. Real Madrid have failed to score in a single away game this season. Real Madrid cannot afford more mistakes if they want to retain the league title this season.
They will all be out in Pamplona but expect Osasuna to thwart them. Three times in the last five meetings these two sides have drawn, Real Madrid have struggled in recent matches as well.