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Real Madrid announce squad for El Clasico against Barcelona

Mariano makes the list replacing Jovic.

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Real Madrid have published their squad list for Sunday’s decisive El Clasico against FC Barcelona.


Goalkeepers: Courtois, Areola and Toni Fuidias.

Defenders: Carvajal, Militão, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo and Mendy.

Midfielders: Kroos, Modric, Casemiro, Valverde and Isco.

Attackers: Benzema, Bale, Lucas Vázquez, Mariano and Vinicius Jr.

Zidane has included Mariano Diaz in the list. Mariano is replacing Luka Jovic, who is available but hasn’t made the squad for the game. James will not be with the team either.

Other than that, this is the standard Real Madrid squad list at this point of the season. Zidane will have an interesting decision to make about his starting lineup, considering that he doesn’t have much depth on the right wing. Bale could feature in the XI if Zidane goes for a 4-3-3 with Vinicius on the left, but the French coach will likely use the same lineup he deployed against City, with Kroos playing instead of Modric or Valverde.


Date: 03/01/2020

Time: 21:00 CET (local time), 03:00pm EST.

Venue: Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain.

Available TV: BeIN Sports (USA), Movistar La Liga (Spain)

Available Streaming: BeIN Sports Connect (USA), Fubo.TV (USA).

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