Real Madrid will play Real Betis on matchday 32 of La Liga as they look to continue their good run of form against the Andalusians.
Real Madrid host Real Betis at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium in La Liga as a busy run of fixtures continues. The Whites are looking to go a 17th straight match without defeat and win against the Verdiblancos to stay in the running for the Spanish crown.
Federico Valverde, Ferland Mendy, Lucas Vazquez, Sergio Ramos and Toni Kroos are all absent for the clash, but Eden Hazard and Luka Modric do return after their respective fitness issues. Zinedine Zidane will however, be cautious with the duo.
Thibaut Courtois will continue in goal and look to keep another clean sheet in the league. The Belgian has shipped four goals in his last two outings against Real Betis but will look to turn a corner in that sense when he is handed another inevitable start.
Los Blancos have recently adopted a three-man defence, which means Eder Militao, Nacho Fernandez and Raphael Varane will all start. Fortunately for Zidane, all of them have had a reasonable amount of rest throughout the season and are sharp in the business end.
In the middle of a four man midfield, Antonio Blanco could start a second successive match after impressing against Cadiz on Wednesday. Casemiro is likely to partner him in a double pivot. Dani Carvajal and Marcelo will start in the right and left wing-back position.
Vinicius Junior will not be dropped in favour of Hazard just yet, which means the Brazilian youngster will start another match on the left flank. Rodrygo has been without a goal in a few matches but will keep his place in the eleven, on the right side of attack.
Karim Benzema will be the talisman for Real Madrid once again. The Frenchman scored twice and assisted once in the win against Cadiz. With 10 goals in his last seven league starts, all eyes will be on Benzema to deliver yet again when he starts against Betis.
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