Real Madrid take on Valencia at the Santiago Bernabeu on Thursday evening as Zinedine Zidane’s side continue their pursuit of Barcelona at the top of La Liga.

Madrid returned to winning ways as play resumed last weekend, comfortably defeating Eibar 3-0, and can close the gap to two points with another victory.

Zidane’s side are on a 14-game unbeaten run at home, however, Valencia will provide stern opposition. Los Che can move to within one point of the Europa League places if they’re able to pull off an upset and arrest a slide of just one win in their last six matches.

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They will be confident, though, with Karim Benzema’s 95th-minute equaliser all that saved Madrid’s blushes in the reverse fixture earlier this season.

Here is everything you need to know:

When is it and what time is kick-off?

The match will kick-off at 9pm BST at the Estadio Alfredo di Stefano on Thursday 18 June.

How can I watch it online and on TV?

The match will be broadcast live on LaLigaTV, which can be accessed via Premier Sports or Sky Channel 435, with coverage beginning at the conclusion of Alaves vs Real Sociedad.

What is the team news?

Luka Jovic, Nacho and Lucas Vazquez remain sidelined for Real Madrid, however, Gareth Bale is in line to feature despite reportedly messing training on Monday.

Valencia will be without Ezequiel Garay or Cristiano Piccini, while Gabriel Paulista also remains a doubt. Geoffrey Kondogbia returns from suspension.

What are the predicted line-ups?

Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Mendy; Casemiro, Kroos, Valverde; Rodrygo, Benzema, Hazard

Valencia: Cillessen; Wass, Diakhaby, Guillamon, Gaya; Torres, Parejo, Kondogbia, Soler; Rodrigo, Gameiro

What are the odds?

Madrid – 4/11

Draw – 4/1

Valencia – 6/1

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