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CONFIRMED lineups: Alaves vs Real Madrid, 2021 La Liga

The 2021-2022 season kicks off now!

Villarreal CF v Atletico de Madrid - La Liga Santander Photo by Manuel Queimadelos/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Real Madrid have published their starting lineup for the season opener against Alaves —22:00 CEST, Mendizorroza—.

Real Madrid starting XI: Courtois, Vazquez, Militao, Nacho, Alaba, Casemiro, Modric, Valverde, Bale, Hazard, Benzema.

Alaves starting XI (TBC): Pacheco, Martin, Laguardia, Lejeune, Duarte, Pina, Pons, Edgar, Rioja, Lucas, Joselu.

This is Carlo Ancelotti’s first lineup of the season and it’s an interesting one. Toni Kroos and Dani Carvajal will certainly feature in the XI once they recover from their injuries, but it will be interesting to see if players like X can prove their worth and show that they can play relevant minutes consistently this season.

HOW TO WATCH, STREAM LA LIGA

Date: 08/14/2021

Time: 22:00 CEST, 04:00pm EST.

Venue: Mendizorroza, Vitoria, Spain.

Available TV: Movistar La Liga, ESPN+

Available Streaming: ESPN+

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