Real Madrid took a step back with their past 0-0 draw against Osasuna but they will have a nice opportunity to bounce back when they face Athletic Bilbao in the 2021 Spanish Supercup Semifinal today. Barcelona beat Real Sociedad in the other tie last night, so if Los Blancos advance, the fans will have a winter El Clasico to decide the champion of this tournament.
Real Madrid predicted XI: Courtois, Lucas Vazquez, Varane, Sergio Ramos, Mendy, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Asensio, Benzema, Hazard.
Athletic Bilbao predicted XI: Simon, Capa, Nuñez, Martinez, Berchiche, Marcos, Vencedor, Vesga, Muniain, Raul Garcia, Williams.
Real Madrid will be without Carvajal once again, so Lucas Vazquez could get another chance to feature in the starting lineup alongside Varane. Coach Zidane is not expected to make rotations for this game, so Asensio, Hazard and Benzema will likely start as they try to gain some confidence and momentum playing together.
HOW TO WATCH, STREAM SPANISH SUPERCUP
Time: 21:00 CET (local time), 03:00pm EST.
Venue: La Rosaleda, Malaga, Spain.
Available TV: ESPN Deportes (USA), Movistar La Liga (Spain)
Available Streaming: ESPN Deportes (USA).
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