Real Madrid host Espanyol in what will be a tough game for Los Blancos because of how many injured players they have.Bale is expected to be sidelined because zidane does not want to take risk on Gareth Bale. Carvajal is out due to heart problem which might be force zidane to start the young and inexperienced Achraf Hakimi.
As soon as Theo Hernandez or Marcelo make their return Nacho Fernandez will most likely be the one playing on the right side of the defensive line.
Time: 20:45 CET, 02:45pm EST,12:15 AM IST
Venue: Santiago Bernabaeu
Madrid predicted XI: Keylor Navas,Achraf, Varane, Sergio Ramos, Nacho, Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Modric, Isco, Marco Asensio, Ronaldo.
Espanyol predicted XI: Lopez, Navarro, Lopez, Hermoso, Aaron, Darder, Fuego, Diop, Jurado, Gerard Moreno, Leo Baptistao.
Head to Head (Last 10 Games):
Real Madrid wins:10
Real Madrid 3-1 Espanyol