Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane rested the famous BBC [Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo] trio ahead of match against Sporting Gijon. All players played against Bayern Munich in the first leg at Allianz Arena. Looks like, the manger don’t want to take mess up with injury. Gareth Bale is ruled out because of injury. Defenders Pepe and Raphael Varane are also out of squad due to injury issues. Don’t miss live action of Real Madrid vs Sporting Gijon. Check out Zidane’s Real Madrid squad against Sporting Gijon.
Real Madrid squad against Sporting Gijon announced
Keylor Navas is also rested by Zizou which means Casilla or Yanez are likely to protect goal post against Sporting. Defense squad is featuring captain Sergio Ramos, Nacho, Marcelo, Coentrao and others. Kroos, James, Casimero, Modric are also in midfield squad. The forwards are Lucas Vazquez, Mariano and Morata.
Real Madrid squad
Goalkeepers: K. Casilla, Ruben Yanez
Defenders: Sergio Ramos, Nacho, Marcelo, Fabio Coentrao, Danilo, Tejero
Midfielders: Toni Kroos, James Rodriguez, Casemiro, Kovacic, Luka Modric, Asensio, Isco
Forwards: Lucas Vazquez, Mariano, Alvaro Morata
— Real Madrid C. F. (@realmadrid) April 14, 2017
The manager also speaks about injury of Gareth Bale saying “We’ll decide if he’s ready for the UCL game on Monday, but we’re not ready to risk him. He’s experiencing a bit of problems near the area where he was operated months ago, and even though he’s disappointed because he wanted to help, he’s still in high spirits and working to be useful for the team.”
Real Madrid are currently at top of the table with three points lead over Barcelona. Los Blancos are the favorites to win the title, but the league is not finished yet as the most awaited El Clasico is on the way