Real Madrid and Sevilla meet in Norway for what will be their first official match of the season. The start of la Liga is barely two weeks away and players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Bale, Toni Kroos or Pepe will miss tonight's game as they try to be ready for the away match against Real Sociedad.
Zinedine Zidane will be forced to take start some of his reserves. Morata, Vázquez, James or Isco will be important assets for Madrid throughout the season, but they will have to prove their worth as other men like Benzema, Bale, Ronaldo or Kroos are clearly ahead of them in the rotation.
Real Madrid Projected XI: Casilla; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Casemiro, Modrić, Isco; James Rodríguez, Lucas Vázquez, Morata.
Out: Ronaldo (knee), Navas (Achilles), Coentrão (hamstring), Kroos (match fitness), Bale (match fitness), Pepe (match fitness)
Doubtful: Benzema (back)
Sevilla Projected XI: Soria; Ferreira, Pareja, Carriço, Escudero; Kranevitter, Correa, Iborra; Sarabia, Konoplyanka, Vietto.
Out: Trémoulinas (knee), Krohn-Dehli (knee)