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.
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.
📋 Squad list for Wednesday’s match against Elche.
❌ Players NOT called up: Courtois, Vinícius, Kroos, Mendy & Hazard. pic.twitter.com/4SpjvJt02w
— Real Madrid News (@onlyrmcfnews) February 14, 2023
Real Madrid (4-3-3):
Carvajal — Militao — Alaba — Camavinga
Modric — Tchouaméni — Ceballos
Valverde — Benzema — Rodrygo
Gonzalez — Roco — Magallan
Carmona — Guti — Gumbau — Clerc
Ponce — Boye — Fidel
Head-to-head results (Last Five Games)
Real Madrid: 3 Wins
Elche: 0 Wins
Real Madrid host Elche on Wednesday (15 February) at 21:00 CET.