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Real Madrid vs Malaga, 2017 La Liga: Predicted lineups, team news and prediction

Will Isco start?

Real Madrid CF v Celta Vigo - Copa Del Rey Quarter-final: First Leg Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Real Madrid host Malaga hoping to put their current two-game losing streak to an end. While visiting Sevilla's Sanchez Pizjuan was always going to be a tough task for Los Blancos, nobody expected Zidane's men to lose at home against Celta Vigo this past Wednesday.

However, Madrid must now get the three points in convincing fashion if they want to regain some momentum and even have some confidence against Celta for the second leg of the tie next week.

Real Madrid predicted XI: Navas, Danilo, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Vazquez, Ronaldo, Benzema.

Malaga predicted XI: Kameni, Rosales, Muñoz, Villanueva, Juan Carlos, Camacho, Recio, Santos, Fornals, Chory, Peñaranda.

While some reports suggest that Isco could play after missing the last two games with a small injury, Zidane might decide not to make any rotations and start his best team available, which currently doesn't feature the Spanish playmaker. Benzema and Ronaldo will have a chance to earn some redemption after their poor match against Celta last week.

Prediction: Real Madrid 2-1 (Cristiano Ronaldo, Benzema) (Juanpi)

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