Kroos And Isco To Start | 4-3-3 Real Madrid Predicted Lineup Vs Real Valladolid

Real Madrid will face off against Real Valladolid on Sunday night hoping to pick up maximum points on the road. The Galacticos will come into this clash on the back of a 3-1 win over Unionistas in the Copa del Rey in midweek.

Zinedine Zidane will be quietly confident about his side’s chances of emerging victorious this weekend and will likely go in with a 4-3-3 formation at the Estadio José Zorrilla.

4-3-3 Real Madrid Predicted Lineup To Face Real Valladolid

Defence

Thibaut Courtois will operate in between the sticks for Los Blancos after sitting out in the midweek win against Unionistas. Sergio Ramos will resume his defensive partnership with Raphael Varane at the heart of the Madrid backline. Both centre-backs will look to put in a dominant display and restrict the opposition from scoring this weekend.

Dani Carvajal is expected to get the nod to start at right-back while Marcelo features on the other side as the left-back. Zidane will instruct his full-backs to join in on the attack whenever they can get so that the visiting team has enough firepower to break the opposition down within the 90 minutes. 

The Galacticos have failed to keep a clean sheet in each of their past two matches in domestic competitions. Therefore, this game away at Valladolid could serve as the perfect opportunity for them to return to form by putting in an impressive shift in defence.

Midfield

The talented trio of Toni Kroos, Casemiro and Isco could lineup as the central midfielders as they focus on creating some decent goal-scoring opportunities in the opposition half. Casemiro managed to score a brace in the 2-1 win over Sevilla last weekend so the Brazilian’s confidence will be sky-high heading into this encounter versus Sergio’s men.

Federico Valverde will likely have to settle for a spot on the bench but might get a chance to impact the game if Zidane calls upon his services.

Attack

Vinicius Junior and Gareth Bale will look to provide width out on the flanks while Karim Benzema plays down the middle as a centre-forward. Bale managed to find the back of the net in midweek which will do his confidence a world of good.

All three front players will be responsible for doing most of the damage up top. Luka Jovic and Brahim Diaz will have to be content with a place on the bench on Sunday.

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