Despite sitting out Madrid’s Copa del Rey match on Thursday, Modric is set to start for Madrid away from home against a strong opponent. Despite the best efforts of the medical personnel, neither Tchouameni nor Alaba recovered in time to play. Since Real Madrid recovery from a 2-0 deficit against a quality team like Villarreal last Thursday was headed by substitutes like Ceballos and Asensio, the starting lineup for this match remains a mystery.
Real Madrid announces La Liga team for Athletic Bilbao match
After missing Thursday’s Copa del Rey match, Modric is expected to start for Madrid on the road against a formidable opponent. Unfortunately, neither Tchouameni nor Alaba have been able to return from their ailments in time, despite the hopes of the coaching staff. The starting lineup for this match is a mystery, especially after the comeback from a 2-0 deficit against a quality team like Villarreal last Thursday was led by reserves like Ceballos and Asensio.
- Goalkeepers: Courtois, Lunin, Luis López.
- Defenders: E. Militão, Vallejo, Nacho, Odriozola, Rüdiger, F. Mendy.
- Midfielders: Kroos, Modrić, Camavinga, Valverde, D. Ceballos.
- Forwards: Benzema, Asensio, Vini Jr., Rodrygo, Mariano.
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- Date: 01/22/2023
- Time: 21:00 CET, 03:00pm EST.
- Venue: San Mames, Bilbao, Spain.
- Available TV: Movistar La Liga, ESPN+
- Available Streaming: ESPN+