Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao, 2020 La Liga: Anticipated formations

Real Madrid hosts Athletic Bilbao tonight and coach Zinedine Zidane will have an excellent chance to make some rotations after the two difficult weeks with three very intense games for Los Blancos against Sevilla, Gladbach and Atletico de Madrid.

Real Madrid played XI: Courtois, Carvajal, Nacho, Ramos, Marcelo, Valverde, Kroos, Modric, Asensio, Rodrygo, Benzema.

Athletic Bilbao won XI: Simon, Capa, Nuñez, Martinez, Yuri, Garcia, Lopez, Garcia, Williams, Muniain, Villalibre.

Casemiro is suspended, so Fede Valverde will almost certainly recover in the starting lineup. Players like Marcelo, Nacho, Asensio, Isco or Rodrygo could also have a chance to start tonight, given that there are some beginners who may need a break.

In addition, Athletic has not been impressive this season, so Real Madrid should take care of business and maintain its momentum after the last three victories against quality opponents. At some point, Zidane will have to trust some of the reserves. Is tonight a good time to do this?


Date: 15.12.2020

Time: 22:00 CET (local time), 04: 00opm EST.

Venue: Alfredo di Stefano, Madrid, Spain.

TV available: BeIN Sports (USA), Movistar La Liga (Spain)

Streaming available: BeIN Sports Connect (USA), Fubo.TV (USA).

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