Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid 2023/24: Team news, predicted line-ups & kick off time
Real Madrid have had a strong start to the season and will be looking to make it three wins from three when they take on Rafa Benitez’s Celta Vigo on Friday night.
Los Blancos are currently top of the table on six points, having beaten Athletic Club and Almeria this season. Celta Vigo are currently 16th, having acquired just one point from their first two games of the season.
Here’s everything you need to know about the clash.
Carlo Ancelotti will be without the services of Thibaut Courtois, Eder Militão, Arda Güler, Ferland Mendy and Dani Ceballos who are all suffering from injury.
Eduardo Camavinga had a slight niggle last week but has since recovered and is now fully fit.
As for Celta, Goncalo Paciencia and Carles Perez will miss out due to muscular problems.
📋 Squad list for Friday’s match against Celta Vigo.
❌ Players NOT called up: Courtois, Militão, Güler, Mendy & Ceballos. pic.twitter.com/dipn0HuOFj
— Real Madrid News (@onlyrmcfnews) August 24, 2023
Real Madrid (4-3-1-2):
Carvajal — Rüdiger — Alaba — F. Garcia
Valverde — Tchouaméni — Camavinga
Rodrygo — Vinícius
Celta Vigo (4-4-2):
Mingueza — Starfelt — Nunez — Sanchez
Beltran — Sotelo — Dotor — Bamba
Aspas — Larsen
Head-to-head results (Last Five Games)
Celta Vigo: 0 Wins
Real Madrid: 5 Wins
Last meeting: Real Madrid 2-0 Celta Vigo.
Real Madrid travel away to Celta on Friday with kick-off scheduled at 21:30 CEST.