Line-ups: Madrid-Alaves

Real Madrid are without a quartet of key players for their visit of a resurgent Alaves in La Liga this afternoon.

Marcelo, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos are still injured, while Sergio Ramos is suspended for today's game.

Marco Asensio was also a late pull-out, so Nacho Fernandez comes into the defence and the 'BBC' of Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo are all on show.

Alaves, on the other hand, are without top goalscorer Bojan Krkic due to the Barcelona loanee serving a one-match ban.

Los Blancos have won 12 of their 15 previous meetings with the Basques in the top flight, with no points dropped since October 2001.

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Real Madrid: Keylor; Carvajal, Nacho, Varane, Theo; Kovacic, Casemiro; Vazquez, Bale, Ronaldo; Benzema

Subs: Casilla, Marcos Llorente, Achraf, Mayoral, Isco, Ceballos, Tejero

Alaves: Pacheco; Ruben Duarte, Laguardia, Ely, Alexis; Manu, Daniel Torres; Hernan, Sobrino, Pedraza; Guidetti

Subs: Maripan, Ibai, Sivera, Burgui, Medran, Martin, Pina

Referee: Estrada Fernandez