La Liga Line Ups: Alaves v Real Madrid

Gareth Bale returns to the Real Madrid starting line up in La Liga, for almost two months, as Zinedine Zidane`s side go to Alaves today.

The Welsh international replaces the injured Eden Hazard, as part of  four changes from midweek 2-2 Champions League draw with Paris Saint-Germain.

Alphonse Areola replaces Thibaut Courtois in goal and Eder Militao and Luka Modric come in for Raphael Varane and Federico Valverde.

Alaves, who won 2-0 away at Eibar last time out, make three changes to their starting line up, with Asier Garitano recalling Victor Laguardia, Joselu and Luis Rioja for Rodrigo Ely, Oliver Burke and Borja Sainz.

ALAVES: Pacheco, Martin, Laguardia, Navarro, Duarte, Wakaso, Vidal, Pina, Rioja, Perez, Joselu

SUBS: Sivera, Ely, Guidetti, Burgui, Manu, Pons, Burke

REAL MADRID: Areola, Carvajal, Ramos, Militao, Marcelo, Kroos, Modric, Casemiro, Bale, Benzema, Isco

SUBS: Courtois, Odriozola, Mendy, Valverde, Jovic, Vinicius, Rodrygo

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