Real Madrid without eight first team players for Real Betis trip

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti is battling against a growing injury crisis at the club.

Los Blancos have picked up four points from their opening two games of the 2021/22 La Liga season ahead of a testing trip to Real Betis tomorrow night.

Ancelotti will be relying on his team to maintain their positive form in Andalucia but reports from Marca have confirmed eight first team players will be absent at the Estadio Benito Villamarin.

Midfield trio Toni Kroos, Luka Modric and Dani Ceballos all remain sidelined through injury with Modric the only one to feature so far this season.

Luka Modric

Left back duo Marcelo and Ferland Mendy will not be recalled until after the September international break with Andriy Lunin out after testing positive for Covid-19 earlier this week.

Nacho Fernandez played through the pain at Levante last weekend and is rested by Ancelotti after missing the majority of training in recent days with Alvaro Odriozola also omitted.

The absence of Nacho is the only enforced change for Ancelotti with Jesus Vallejo set to replace him at centre back.

POSSIBLE REAL MADRID STARTING XI V REAL BETIS

Courtois; Vazquez, Militao, Vallejo, Alaba; Valverde, Casemiro, Isco; Bale, Benzema, Hazard

Tags Carlo Ancelotti Dani Caballos Luka Modric Toni Kroos

1 Comment

  1. Joseph Viaud says:

    Welcome back Christiano
    Let your magic play back with you
    Mbappe we need you to rebuild a super team next year at Real Madrid. Hala Madrid
    Where you gone be the next Balloon d’Or.
    The next shinning star competing with yourself not to many

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