Real Madrid head coach Zindine Zidane has named the squad that will face Barcelona In Saturday’s El Clasico match.
Zidane released a list of 19 players to face Barcelona at the Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium in a post via the club’s website on Friday.
Los Blancos will be without captain Sergio Ramos who is still nursing a thigh injury, Raphaël Varane, Marcelo, and Daniel Carvajal.
Real Madrid are currently third in La Liga, behind second placed Barcelona and league leaders Atletico Madrid.
Meanwhile, former Chelsea star Eden Hazard will not feature for this year’s El Clasico as he failed to recover in time for the match.
Hazard was diagnosed with a muscle injury in the right psoas but decided not to undergo surgery on the issue on the advice of the medical teams of his national side and Real Madrid.
Below is the squad list:
Goalkeepers: Courtois, Lunin and Altube.
Defenders: E. Militão, Nacho, Marcelo, Odriozola and F. Mendy.
Midfielders: Kroos, Modri?, Casemiro, Valverde and Isco.
Forwards: Benzema, Asensio, Lucas V., Vini Jr., Mariano and Rodrygo.