Almeria vs Real Madrid 2022/23: Team news, predicted line-ups & kick off time
Real Madrid are back in LaLiga action on Sunday night as they face newly promoted Almeria.
Real Madrid kicked off their season with a 2-0 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday night.
Almeria finished top of the Segunda Division last season and will face non other than the LaLiga champions on their first match back in the top flight.
Here’s everything you need to know about the clash.
Real Madrid had a solid pre-season and to Ancelotti’s delight, no players picked up any injuries. Carvajal did however pick up a knock and recently so did Rodrygo. The Brazilian will miss Sunday’s game due to muscle discomfort while Carvajal has been left out as a precaution.
For Almeria, right-back Juanjo Nieto and centre-back Ivan Martos are still recovering from their long-term injuries and midfielder Arnau Puigmal is also a doubt for the game.
📃 Squad list for Sunday’s match against Almeria. Players NOT called up:
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Real Madrid (4-3-3):
Vazquez — Militão — Alaba — Mendy
Modrić — Casemiro — Kroos
Valverde — Benzema — Vinicius
Pozo — Ely — Babic — Akieme
de la Hoz — Samu Costa — Robertone
Portillo — Umar Sadiq — Ramazani
Head-to-head results (Last Five Games)
Almeria: 0 Wins
Real Madrid: 5 Wins
Real Madrid’s first LaLiga game of the season, away to Almeria, kicks off at 22:00 CEST on Sunday.