Sports Mole rounds up all of the latest injury and suspension news ahead of Thursday’s Copa del Rey clash between Real Madrid and Barcelona.
The Santiago Bernabeu plays host to the 252nd instalment of El Clasico on Thursday evening, as Real Madrid welcome Barcelona for the first leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final.
Carlo Ancelotti‘s men overcame Atletico Madrid 3-1 in extra time in the quarter-finals, while La Blaugrana bested Real Sociedad 1-0, and here Sports Mole rounds up the team news for both sides.
Out: Ferland Mendy (thigh), David Alaba (hamstring)
Sports Mole’s predicted XI: Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Rudiger, Nacho; Kroos, Tchouameni, Modric; Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius Jr
Out: Robert Lewandowski (hamstring), Pedri (thigh), Ousmane Dembele (thigh)
Sports Mole’s predicted XI: Ter Stegen; Kounde, Araujo, Christensen, Balde; De Jong, Busquets, Roberto; Raphinha, Torres, Gavi
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