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.

Team news

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.

Predicted line-ups

Real Madrid (4-3-3):


Nacho — Militao — Rüdiger — Camavinga

Valverde — Kroos — Modric

Rodrygo — Benzema — Vinicius

Valencia (4-3-3):


Foulquier — Comert — Diakhaby — Gaya

Musah —  Guillamon — Moriba

Kluivert — Cavani — Lino

Head-to-head results (Last Five Games)

Real Madrid: 3 Wins
Draws: 1
Valencia: 1 Win

Kick-off time

Real Madrid host Valencia on Thursday (02 February) at 21:00 CET.

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