Real Madrid vs Getafe: Team news, injuries, possible lineups


Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid will on Saturday night battle local rivals, Getafe at the Santiago Bernabeu in the La Liga match day 27 fixture.

The pressure on Zidane piles up following his side’s lost to Espanyol in the mid-week clash between the teams.

The Los Blancos have some crucial players missing for the match due to injury. Toni Kroos picked up a Ligament injury against PSG while Luca Modric is out due to muscle injury.

Marcelo has also been sidelined because of muscle problems, while Jesus Vallejo is also doubtful to recover for the match.

Meanwhile, Getafe will hope to continue their excellent form against Real tonight‎ after beating Deportivo La Coruna 3-0 in their last La Liga match.

Manager, Jose Bordalas has three first-team players sidelined due to injury. Right Winger Alvaro Jimenez suffered an injury back in January and has missed eight games for the club.

Markel Bergara and Mathieu Flamini are also unavailable for selection due to Metatarsal fracture and muscle injury respectively.

Amath Ndiaye is suspended for the game against Real Madrid after accumulating five yellow cards for the season.

Getafe, who are currently occupying the ninth position in the log with 36 points, are only five points off the Europa League spots.

El Gato have an impressive defense which has let in only twenty-two goals this campaign, the third best behind Barca and Atleti.

The last meeting between these two teams was earlier this season in which Real Madrid scored late to win 2-1.

Potential Real Madrid starting XI (4-4-2):

Navas (GK)

Carjaval (RB) – Ramos (CB) – Nacho (CB) – Theo Hernandez (LB)

Vasquez (RM) – Kovacic (CM) – Casemiro (CM) – Asensio (LM)

Benzema (ST) – Cristiano Ronaldo (ST)Real Madrid lineup

Potential Getafe starting XI (4-4-2):

Guaita (GK)

Suarez (RB) – Dakonam (CB) – Gonzalez (CB) – Antunes (LB)

Portillo (RM) – Fajr (CM) – Arambarri (CM) – Shibasaki (LM)

Rodriguez (ST) – Molina (ST)Getafe lineup

The kick off time for the match is 8:45pm Nigeria time.


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