Ancelotti maintained his confidence over Benzema being fit in time to start against La Blaugrana and he will lead the defending champions at the Camp Nou.
— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadrid) March 18, 2023
The veteran striker was only able to take part in limited training this week as Ancelotti looked to manage his recovery period from their 1-0 Champions League last 16 second leg win over Liverpool.
The trip to Barcelona is Real Madrid’s final game before the international break, ahead of returning to action on April 2.