La Liga Line Ups: Real Madrid v Espanyol

Real Madrid face Espanyol in La Liga action today, with Zinedine Zidane making six changes from their 2-1 win at Alaves last weekend.

Gareth Bale and Eden Hazard are ruled out through injury, with Rodrygo Goes and Vinicius Junior coming into replace them, and Federico Valverde rotates with Luka Modric in midfield.

Thibaut Courtois returns in goal in place of Alphonse Areola, and Raphael Varane and Ferland Mendy replace Eder Militao and Marcelo.

Espanyol lost 4-2 at home to Osasuna last weekend, and manager Pablo Machin makes four changes to his side.

Pipa, Adria Pedrosa, Victor Sanchez and Victor Campuzano all drop out, with Victor Gomez, Esteban Granero, Didac Vila and Jonathan Calleri

REAL MADRID: Courtois, Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Mendy, Kroos, Casemiro, Valverde, Rodrygo, Benzema, Vinicus

SUBS: Areola, Militao, Modric, Jovic, Odriozola, B. Diaz, Isco

ESPANYOL: Diego Lopez, David Lopez, Bernardo, Callero, Gomez, Darder, Roca, Granero, Didac, Calleri, Lei

SUBS: Prieto, Pipa, Pedrosa, Lluis Lopez, Melendo, Lozano, Campuzano

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