Real Madrid team to face Depotivo

Real Madrid will host Depotivo at Bernabeau on Sunday and this is a must win game for the host. Real have been unable to record a victory in three consecutive La Liga games which makes this a match they have to come all out with full force and get the needed result. Zinedine Zidane will have to make sure his best team is on parade and despite still missing Sergio Ramos, they have enough fire power to get the job done.


Kyler Navas starts as usual in goal and he has to fathom a way to whip his team win in this game as the pressure on him also is piling as a replacement might be coming in at the end of the season.


Sergio Ramos is still out injured which means Zidane will have to continue to start Nacho in the game as he is the closest option to call on. Nacho has given a hood account of himself as a deputy to Ramos and he deserves the slot. Raphael Varane is a constant face at the back line for Real. The full back positions will be maned by Marcelo and Dani Carvajal and both will have to upped their game in this match and help Real get the deserved win.


A midfield with steel will be required in this game and Zizuo will have to go with a double defensive midfielder. Casemiro and Kovacic will both be given the opportunity to play together and help Real curtail any excessive attacking play that might be put forward by Depotivo. The duo of Toni Kroos and Modric will keep their place in the middle of the park and to so will help Real have more of the ball and in essence deny their opponent the opportunity to get to Navas.


An attacking two will have to be used especially when the team has deployed an extra midfielder. Cristiano Ronaldo will lead the team and will be assisted by Gareth Bale. Benzema will continue his role on the bench as he could come in for the second half.

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