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Real Madrid Vs Athletic Bilbao, La Liga 2014-15: CONFIRMED Lineups

Lineups are official, and Ancelotti decides not to rotate his squad much.

Manuel Queimadelos Alonso

Real Madrid Starting XI: Casillas, Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Marcelo, Kroos, Modric, James, Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo, Benzema

Athletic Bilbao Starting XI: Iraizoz, De Marcos, Gurpegui, Laporte, Balenziaga, Iturraspe, Rico, Muniain, Susaeta, Beñat, Guillermo

Carlo Ancelotti decides not to rotate his team much right before the FIFA break. It makes sense, as Real Madrid need to win the three points as El Clasico approaches. Real Madrid will visit Levante on the next Liga BBVA fixture and then host Barcelona the week after. Every point matters right now. And remember Atleti lost at Valencia yesterday...

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