Report.The secrets of the 'grandfather' Gasperini that threatens Madrid: "Playing against him is like going to the dentist"
has not arrived on time.
The French striker has been left
out of the call
for the first leg of the
round of 16
, which will be played this Wednesday (9:00 pm) in
The '9' of Real Madrid suffered last Thursday a small
injury in the adductor of the left leg
and in a decision in which the medical services of the club, the technical staff and the footballer himself have intervened, it has been decided that the best possible decision is
not to risk
Benzema, who already missed the League match against
, could be available again for next Monday's match against Real Sociedad, and his presence is considered capital for the
Madrid derby on the 7th
and for the
return against Atalanta March 10
We are not going to risk Karim,
" warned Zidane at the press conference this past weekend.
The club agrees with the decision, aware that the
situation in the domestic tournament has changed considerably
and now the team is once again competing 100% for the
title in two competitions
: League and Champions.
Circumstance very different from a month ago, when after the
Madrid only focused their future on the continental scepter.
The importance of the League
If they beat Real Sociedad and win the derby on the 7th at the
, the whites
would tie on points with Atlético de Madrid
for the lead in the standings.
For those clashes it is expected that Benzema will have picked up the rhythm again and the presence of some of the injured, such as
, is not ruled out
But in the case of the Uruguayan, as well as with
, neither the club nor the medical team has the intention of pressuring or forcing the player's early return.
In this way, the
for the first leg against Atalanta is composed of Courtois, Lunin, Altube;
Lucas Vázquez, Varane, Nacho, Mendy, Chust, Miguel Gutiérrez;
Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Isco, Arribas, Blanco;
Vinícius, Mariano, Asensio and Hugo Duro.
Except for surprise, Zidane will repeat the eleven that achieved the victory in Valladolid, with Vinícius, Mariano and Asensio at the top of the attack.
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