Real Madrid just confirmed their starting XI via Twitter. This is yet another important game for Los Blancos, who need to regain some confidence after the discouraging 0-1 loss to Atlético and the mediocre performance in Levante last Wednesday.
Real Madrid Starting XI: Navas, Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Danilo, Casemiro, Kovacic, Isco, Vázquez, Ronaldo, Mayoral.
Celta de Vigo Starting XI: Sergio, Mallo, Gómez, Jonny, Planas, Díaz, Wass, Orellana, Hernández, Nolito, Aspas.
Zinedine Zidane has decided to start Casemiro and Kovacic in Kroos and Modric's spots. The German and the Croatian midfielders are undisputed starters when healthy and while Zidane said that the style of the team will not change without them on the pitch, Madrid will need to find a new balance in the midfield line.
Bale, James and Marcelo will all start the game on the bench in a surprising decision by Real's manager. Either way, they will be ready to come on if needed.