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Real Madrid announce squad for Madrid Derby against Atletico de Madrid

Ancelotti calls up every available player.

Real Madrid Training Session Photo by Helios de la Rubia/Real Madrid via Getty Images

Real Madrid have published their squad list for Sunday’s Madrid Derby against Atletico de Madrid.


Goalkeepers: Courtois, Lunin and Luis López.

Defenders: Carvajal, E. Militão, Vallejo, Nacho and F. Mendy.

Midfielders: Kroos, Modrić, Casemiro, Valverde, Lucas V. and Camavinga.

Attackers: Benzema, Asensio, Jović, Vini Jr., Rodrygo and Mariano.

Coach Carlo Ancelotti has decided not to make any rotations —at least with his squad list— and included every available player. However, the Italian coach confirmed during his pre-match press conference that backup goalkeeper Andriy Lunin will start, so Ancelotti could also give significant minutes to other reserves like Camavinga or Asensio.

Real Madrid had a very intense game against Manchester City just three days ago, so some veterans like Benzema or Modric could need some rest. On the other hand, the Madrid Derby is always an important game, and even more so when Simeone’s men will not give Real Madrid a guard of honor...


Date: 05/08/2022

Time: 21:00 CEST, 03:00pm EST.

Venue: Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain.

Available TV: Movistar La Liga, ESPN+

Available Streaming: ESPN+

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