Real Madrid give Fabio Coentrao and Jose Maria Callejon starting berths for the match against Levante at Ciutat de Valencia.
The Portuguese full-back returns after injury and will play alongside Pepe, Sergio Ramos and Alvaro Arbeloa.
In midfield, Michael Essien sits at the base with Xabi Alonso, whilst Callejon, Mesut Ozil and Angel Di Maria support Cristiano Ronaldo.
Juan Ignacio Martinez's men meanwhile, have opted to field Obafemi Martins as a lone front man, supported by Juanlu and Nabil El Zhar.
Levante: Munua; Pedro Lopez, Ballesteros, David Navarro, Juanfran; Diop, Iborra; El Zhar, Barkero, Juanlu; Martins
Real Madrid: Casillas; Arbeloa, Pepe, Ramos, Coentrao; Essien, Xabi Alonso; Di Maria, Ozil, Callejon; Ronaldo.
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