Real Madrid host local rivals Atlético Madrid at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu later today in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey.
Carlo Ancelotti is not expected to make many changes to the side that beat Athletic Club 2-0 in the Basque country at San Mamés over the weekend.
Federico Valverde will most likely shift up the pitch to play alongside Karim Benzema. With the absence of Aurélien Tchouaméni and the Uruguayan playing further up the pitch, Dani Ceballos and Eduardo Camavinga are both expected to stay in the starting XI.
Predicted Real Madrid lineup against Atlético Madrid
AS predict that Carlo Ancelotti will field the following starting XI against Atlético Madrid: Thibaut Courtois – Nacho Fernández, Éder Militão, Antonio Rüdiger, Ferland Mendy – Luka Modrić or Toni Kroos, Eduardo Camavinga, Dani Ceballos – Federico Valverde, Karim Benzema, Vinícius Júnior.
The match is set to kick off at 9 pm local time.
GSFN | Tom Cserép