DOUBTS FOR LALIGA AND THE CHAMPIONS
More problems for Real Madrid: Two starters, injured
Published:10/03/2020 - 08:01h
Updated:10/03/2020 - 08:01h
Real Madrid lost LaLiga lead last Sunday, and got more bad news after its defeat against Real Betis. Zinedine Zidane has two of his starters injured and there are doubts for the next matches
In spite of that took air in the Classical, the Real Madrid continues surrounded of doubts, and this Sunday lost the leadership of LaLiga. The whites were forced to win to the Real Betis after the victory of the FC Barcelona against the Real Sociedad, but went back to show a worn and inoperable version and crashed against a needy rival. In addition to the hit fit in the classification, in the capital multiply the discontents.
The visit to Benito Villamarín left to two headlines lesionados, and Zinedine Zidane is attentive to the proofs to Thibaut Courtois and Marcelo. Beside Marco Asensio and Eden Hazard, drops of long length; an Isco with lumbar problems; and Dani Carvajal and Nacho, absent by a process gripal, now in the infirmary are the Belgian and the Brazilian, that abandoned the coliseo heliopolitano limping and with bad feelings.
Perhaps the ailment that more concerns is the one who overwhelms to the guardameta, a pillar for the 'merengues' from does some months. After parking the initial doubts, has turned into a low insurance sticks, and the alarms have jumped by the state of his left leg. According to the newspaper 'ACE', the mishap would not be especially grave, but yes the sufficient as to move away him of the terrains of game in the commitments that are for coming.
The left side could not finish the clash against the Andalusians, and saw forced to ask the change. When practically it fulfilled the hour of game, the carioca warned to the bench that it could not more and in his place went in Ferland Mendy. The carrilero has affected the isquiotibiales and still does not know the scope of his annoyances, although as his mate, this Tuesday will subject to the medical examinations.
The Real Madrid plays it to him in LaLiga and the Champions
These setbacks add difficulty to the challenges madridistas, that do not have margin of error in LaLiga and the Champions League. The next meeting in sight is the visit of the Eibar to Santiago Bernabéu (Friday, 13 March), that will initiate a week with three parties. After the appointment with the Gipuzkoan touches to play the all by the all in the Etihad Stadium, where the whites have to trace back to the Manchester City a 1-2 adverse (Wednesday 17) and the following Saturday (day 21) receive to Valencia dangerous.
The Real Madrid already thinks in the possible alternative for recomponer his alignment, in case finally Courtois and/or Marcelo were not available. Alphonse Areola would have to take a step forward and park his last errors to give security to his, whereas the mentioned Mendy, that had consolidated like titling before the opportunities of the Brazilian, would repeat in the left flank of the defence.