Real Madrid vs Espanyol 2022/23: Team news, predicted line-ups & kick off time
After a week without football, Real Madrid are back in LaLiga action. Los Blancos will be looking to return to winning ways when they host Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabéu on Saturday afternoon.
Carlo Ancelotti’s men are currently second in the table, nine points behind leaders Barcelona. Espanyol are currently thirteenth, two points outside of the relegation zone.
Here’s everything you need to know about the clash.
Carlo Ancelotti will be without the services of Benzema, Alaba & Mendy who are all working on their recoveries.
As for Espanyol, Keidi Bare, Adria Pedrosa and Dani Gomez will miss out through injury. Brian Olivan is also a doubt.
📋 Squad list for Saturday’s match against Espanyol.
❌ Players NOT called up: Benzema, Alaba & Mendy. pic.twitter.com/xALUGnPodA
— Real Madrid News (@onlyrmcfnews) March 10, 2023
Real Madrid (4-3-3):
Carvajal — Militão — Rüdiger — Nacho
Modrić — Tchouaméni — Camavinga
Asensio — Rodrygo — Vinícius
Gil — Montes — S. Gomez — Pierre-Gabriel
Darder — Vinicius
Puado — Suarez — Braithwaite
Head-to-head results (Last Five Games)
Real Madrid: 4 Wins
Espanyol: 1 Win
Real Madrid host Espanyol on Saturday (11 March) at 14:00 CET.