Real Madrid vs Valencia 2022/23: Team news, predicted line-ups & kick off time
Real Madrid face Valencia at the Santiago Bernabéu on Thursday where they’ll be looking to return to winning ways following the goalless draw against Real Sociedad on Sunday.
Carlo Ancelotti’s men are in desperate need of a win to avoid falling further behind league leaders Barcelona. The Spanish champions are currently five points behind Barcelona, but they could find themselves eight points adrift should the Catalan side beat Real Betis on Wednesday.
Here’s everything you need to know about the clash.
Carlo Ancelotti will be without the services of Alaba, Mendy & Lucas Vazquez who are all working on their recoveries. Aurélien Tchouaméni and Dani Carvajal have recovered and are back in the squad.
As for Valencia, Jaume Domenech and Nico Gonzalez are both ruled out through injury. Thierry Correia is also a doubt.
📋 Squad list for Thursday’s match against Valencia.
❌ Players NOT called up: Mendy, Alaba & Lucas Vazquéz. pic.twitter.com/pLLy9TlAMl
— Real Madrid News (@onlyrmcfnews) February 1, 2023
Real Madrid (4-3-3):
Nacho — Militao — Rüdiger — Camavinga
Valverde — Kroos — Modric
Rodrygo — Benzema — Vinicius
Foulquier — Comert — Diakhaby — Gaya
Musah — Guillamon — Moriba
Kluivert — Cavani — Lino
Head-to-head results (Last Five Games)
Real Madrid: 3 Wins
Valencia: 1 Win
Real Madrid host Valencia on Thursday (02 February) at 21:00 CET.