Real Madrid visit recently promoted Mallorca without four key players like Eden Hazard, Gareth Bale, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos. Los Blancos face a must win in Istambul against Galatasaray next Tuesday but must take care of Mallorca first and coach Zinedine Zidane will have some tough decisions to make in order to replace his missing starters.
It looks like James Rodriguez could start on Real Madrid’s right flank with Vinicius Junior making his return to the left wing. If that’s finally the case, Isco and Valverde would be the favorites to play alongside Casemiro in the midfield line. Other players like Brahim Diaz, Rodrygo or Luka Jovic will surely be hoping to feature in the starting lineup but will most likely wait for minutes on the bench.
In the end, Madrid have what it takes to beat a fairly mediocre Mallorca side but they’ll have to do it away from the Bernabeu.
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Time: 21:00 CEST (local time), 03:00pm EST.
Venue: Son Moix, Mallorca, Spain.
Available TV: BeIN Sports (USA), Movistar La Liga (Spain)
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