After Blanco's decent performance against Cádiz yesterday, I noticed some fans and even Commentators seemed surprised the way he played on his debut, the quality the calmness he showed on the ball.Someone started comparing him with Xabi Alonso already, and some wondered why he wasn't used earlier.
Real Madrid will be playing against Valladolid tomorrow, While Barcelona will play against Cádiz on Sunday.The both club are ranked 2 and 3 in the la Liga table.
Ronald Koeman's future is at stake. Joan Laporta and the Barça management are thinking about the future of the Dutchman on the Camp Nou bench, and he may not take over another game. The coach was already under pressure before the trip to Cádiz and his draw there only made things even more complicated.
Real Madrid face the recently promoted Cádiz for the first time since 2015 Real are unbeaten in their last 12 home matches against Cádiz. They are also unbeaten in their last 15 LaLiga matches. This puts Real at the top of the league table, holding a point over second-place Real Betis. Cádiz are doing fairly well since returning to the Primera División this season. They are currently ninth in the league table and are unbeaten in their last two league matches. Injuries/Suspensions Real Madrid received two
Barca go into tonight's game hoping for not just a win, but a statement victory to ease the tension around the dressing room and with the fans as well, after the humiliation that befell the club on Tuesday night in the UCL.