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CONFIRMED lineups: Atlético de Madrid vs Real Madrid

The lineups are out.

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Real Madrid will go ahead of FC Barcelona if they manage to beat Atlético at the Vicente Calderón tonight. It will not be easy though, but Los Blancos have to try after losing 4-0 in that same stadium last year.

Atlético de Madrid Starting XI: Oblak, Juanfran, Giménez, Godín, Filipe Luis, Tiago, Gabi, Oliver Torres, Correa, Torres and Griezmann.

Real Madrid Starting XI: Navas, Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Isco, Ronaldo, Benzema.

Rafa Benítez has decided to start Casemiro instead of Bale, so he will have a very good attacking threat on his bench in case he needs it. The Brazilian will provide a much needed aerial game against Atleti's attackers, especially on set pieces. Casemiro's intensity could be very important against Atleti's midfielder as that's the part of the field in which Real usually struggle. This is a very important exam for him and he must step his game up.

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