Actual Madrid hosts Girona FC this afternoon at Santiago-Bernabéu (4:15 p.m.), a match to comply with stay with commentary on Foot Mercato. Whereas Barça quickly took the lead in La Liga final night time, Madrid, tied on factors, can regain their management place at dwelling. After being crushed for the primary time this season in Leipzig this week (3-2), Carlo Ancelotti’s males will solely have victory in thoughts. Reverse, the promoted Girona is in issue, with solely 9 factors taken in 11 video games (nineteenth). The Catalans will attempt to keep away from a seventh league defeat.
Karim Benzema continues to be absent for muscular issues, it’s Rodrygo who will evolve in level for Actual Madrid. He shall be supported in assault by Vinicius Jr and Federico Valverde, one of many robust males of this begin to the season again within the XI. In defence, Carlo Ancelotti goes again to fundamentals after attempting out a couple of experiments 4 days in the past. On the Girona aspect, Míchel strains up a 5-4-1 with the purpose of presenting an especially compact block. Writer of two objectives this season in La Liga, the previous prime scorer of MLS Valentín Castellanos shall be alone in level.
The official compositions:
Actual Madrid : Courtois – Carvajal, Rüdiger, Alaba, Mendy – Camavinga, Kroos, Modric – Valverde, Rodrygo, Vinicius Jr.
Girona: Gazzaniga – Martínez, Yan Couto, Santi Bueno, David López, Gutierrez – Herrera, Romeu, Aleix Garcia, Valery – Castellanos.