The Elche, that this Saturday visit the Real Madri
d, has never achieved victory in its twenty-one away matches against the Madrid team, against which it has only been able to add three draws.
The group from Elche suffered in Madrid, in their first two visits, two of the biggest goals in their history. In the first, 1959-60 season, he lost by 11-2, a negative record in the Elche entity, and in the next by 8-0.
After nine consecutive defeats, the first draw came in the 1968-69 course (1-1). Later, the Elche team would be able to equalize again in the 1970-71 (1-1) and 1975-76 (2-2) seasons, when they managed to neutralize two goals behind.
In the last precedent, Real Madrid thrashed Elche (5-1), which took the lead thanks to a penalty from Edu Albacar, but a goal by Bale and four by Cristiano Ronaldo, two penalties, gave victory to the Madrid team.
The Elche coach, Fran Scribe, he lined up Manu Herrera; Cisma, Lombán, Pelegrín, Edu Albácar; Rodríguez, Mosquera, Adrián (Pasalic, m.67), Coro (Fayçal, m.61), Víctor Rodrígues (Cristian, m.78); and Jonathas.
The coach of Real Madrid, Carlo Ancelloti, he opted for Keylor Navas; Carvajal (Arbeloa, m.65), Varane, Sergio Ramos (Nacho Fernández, m.82), Marcelo; Illarramendi, Kroos, Isco; James (Chicharito, m.78), Cristiano Ronaldo and Bale.
The scoring balance of these twenty-one games is clearly favorable to the Madrid team, which has scored 81 goals, nearly four per matches, compared to the nineteen for the Elche team.