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Real Madrid announce squad for Copa del Rey match against Alcoyano

Rotations ahead, but not as many as expected.

Getafe CF v Real Madrid CF - La Liga Santander Photo by Angel Martinez/Getty Images

Real Madrid have published their squad list for Wednesday’s match against Alcoyano, the first leg of the Copa del Rey’s Round of 32.


Goalkeepers: Lunin, Fuidias and Diego.

Defenders: E. Militão, Alaba, Vallejo, Nacho, Marcelo and Rafa Marín.

Midfielders: Kroos, Casemiro, Valverde, Lucas V., Ceballos, Isco, Camavinga and Peter.

Forwards: Hazard, Asensio, Rodrygo and Mariano.

Key players like Courtois, Modric, Mendy or Benzema will rotate in this game and coach Carlo Ancelotti will therefore have to trust some of his reserves in this match. However, it looks like the Italian coach is not planning as many rotations as some fans and analysts expected.

Camavinga, Valverde, Vallejo or Nacho were all expected to start, but the Italian coach might want to deploy as many starters as possible in order to clinch their presence in the next round of the competition. Madrid need to bounce back from the loss against Getafe.


Date: 01/05/2022

Time: 21:30 CEST, 03:30pm EST.

Venue: El Collao, Alcoy, Spain.

Available TV: Telecinco, ESPN+

Available Streaming: ESPN+

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