Real Madrid will take on Valencia as they welcome them to Santiago Bernabeu on Thursday night looking to return to winning ways in La Liga. Los Blancos will head into this contest after being held to a scoreless draw against Real Sociedad in their last outing, which makes it prevalent that they cannot afford to drop more points as they chase league leaders Barcelona.
Carlo Ancelotti will make use of the 4-3-3 formation once again and is expected to make a few changes to the starting XI. Luka Modric might play from the start as Dani Ceballos drops to the bench while Karim Benzema plays up top being the focal point of Madrid’s attack.
4-3-3 Real Madrid Predicted XI Vs Valencia
Thibaut Courtois will continue to operate in between the sticks for Madrid looking to keep a clean sheet again in this midweek’s encounter. Eder Militao will resume his defensive partnership with Antonio Rudiger at the heart of Real Madrid’s backline as they look to keep things solid at the back throughout the game.
Nacho Fernandez will keep his place as the right-back while Ferland Mendy could possibly recover from his thigh injury in time to give a good account of himself on the other flank. Both of them could get the license to get forward and express themselves in the opponent’s half.
Alvaro Odriozola will be available as he offers cover for the defensive positions from the bench.
The talented trio of Toni Kroos, Eduardo Camamvinga and Luka Modric will anchor the midfield for Real Madrid as they focus on dominating the game at the centre of the park and engineering some clear-cut chances for their teammates to find the back of the net.
Dani Ceballos will be available for selection on the bench and might come on to influence the game in the second half if required.
Vinicius Junior will continue in the left wing while Federico Valverde tries to make a difference from the right flank. As mentioned earlier, Karim Benzema will lead the line for the Madrid outfit in the final third. The French striker will fancy his chances of finding the back of the net to get his name on the scoresheet.
Rodrygo and Marco Asensio will be named on the bench as they wait for their chance to shine in the latter stages of the game if Carlo Ancelotti opts to call upon their services.