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Real Madrid Femenino Announce Squad vs. Breidablik; UEFA Women’s Champions League Group Stages

Will Aznar go with a back three once again?

Real Madrid: UEFA Women’s Champions League Portraits Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images

Squad List

GK: Misa, Méline Gérard, Sofía

DEF: Kenti Robles, Babett Peter, Ivana Andrés, Olga Carmona, Claudia Florentino, Marta Corredera, Lucía Rodríguez, Rocío Gálvez

MID: Claudia Zornoza

FWD: Lorena Navarro, Nahikari García, Caroline Møller Hansen, Athenea del Castillo, Paula Partido

Absences: Kosovare Asllani (ligament injury), Teresa Abelleira (ankle re-injury), Aurélie Kaci (injury), Maite Oroz (injury), Marta Cardona (meniscus injury), Esther González (abductor injury), Malena Ortíz Cruz (recovering from long-term injury)

You’re reading that right — Real Madrid only have one central midfielder in the squad for the Champions League match vs. Breidablik, with coach David Aznar declining to call up any youth players for those positions like in past weeks.

While one can never guess what Aznar will truly do, it feels all but certain that Claudia Florentino will play in midfield again. Whether that happens in front of a back three for the third time in a row remains to be seen.

Las Blancas host Breidablik at the Alfredo Di Stéfano stadium tomorrow (Wednesday) at 3:00 pm EST.

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