Real Madrid vs Elche 2022/23: Team news, predicted line-ups & kick off time

Real Madrid are back in LaLiga action on Wednesday where they’ll face relegation threatened Elche at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Carlo Ancelotti’s men beat Al-Hilal to win the FIFA Club World Cup last time out and will be looking to cut the 11-point gap between them and league leaders Barcelona. Elche picked up their first league win of the season last time out, defeating Villarreal 3-1.

Here’s everything you need to know about the clash.

Team news

Carlo Ancelotti will be without the services of Courtois, Mendy & Hazard who are all working on their recoveries. Toni Kroos will also miss out after contracting gastroenteritis. Vinicius Junior is suspended.

As for Elche, Pere Milla, John Nwankwo, Alex Collado and Tete Morente are all injured. Omar Mascarell and Helibelton Palacios are suspended.

Predicted line-ups

Real Madrid (4-3-3):


Carvajal — Militao — Alaba — Camavinga

Modric — Tchouaméni — Ceballos

Valverde — Benzema — Rodrygo

Elche (3-4-3):


Gonzalez — Roco — Magallan

Carmona —  Guti — Gumbau — Clerc

Ponce — Boye — Fidel

Head-to-head results (Last Five Games)

Real Madrid: 3 Wins
Draws: 2
Elche: 0 Wins

Kick-off time

Real Madrid host Elche on Wednesday (15 February) at 21:00 CET.

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