Zinedine Zidane’s men will face off against Valencia. Karim Benzema scored a late equalizer when his team visited Valencia’s Mestalla last December, but the French striker will not be available this time, as he stayed in the Spanish capital trying to recover from a small physical issue. The same happens with Gareth Bale.
Luckily enough for Zidane, Marcelo and James Rodriguez are back with the team and ready to feature. All in all, it seems that Real Madrid will use this tournament as an opportunity for their youngsters to prove their worth and get the minutes they need to boost their confidence and develop.
Los Blancos will have a very busy schedule, featuring crucial matches against Sevilla, Atletico de Madrid and the Champions League tie against Manchester City next February, so Zidane will need to start using his bench. The situation might be different if they end up facing Barcelona in Sunday’s Final, though.
HOW TO WATCH, STREAM SPANISH SUPERCUP
Time: 20:00 CEST, 12:00pm EST.
Venue: King Abdullah Yeda Stadium, Saudi Arabia.
Available TV: ESPN Deportes (USA), Movistar La Liga (Spain).
Available Streaming: ESPN Deportes + (USA).
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