Real Madrid host Valencia just three months after their shocking 4-1 loss to them at the Mestalla, one loss which all but defined Madrid’s season so far. Los Blancos have had many injuries during the last couple of weeks but today coach Zinedine Zidane will be able to reply on Carvajal, who is an undisputed starter on the right side of the defensive line and has just recovered from injury.
Toni Kroos is also back with the team after being suspended for Tuesday’s match against Getafe, so his presence in the midfield should also help against a Valencia team who play with a lot of intensity in that line.
Valencia have been poor so far this season but have turned it around in recent games and are now 12th in the table having shown some improvements. Madrid need to gain confidence and momentum before the tie against Atalanta, so today seems the perfect opportunity for a convincing win.
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Time: 16:15 CET (local time), 10:15am EST.
Venue: Estadio Alfredo di Stefano, Madrid, Spain.
Available TV: BeIN Sports (USA), Movistar La Liga (Spain)
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