Elche v Real Madrid Starting Lineups, Live

(Sporting Alert) — The following are the starting lineups for the Spanish La Liga clash between Elche and Real Madrid tonight.

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Among the starters tonight for Real Madrid are Isco, Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema, Luka Modric and Sergio Ramos, who returns to the starting XI, while Raphael Varane is on the bench.

There is no Gareth Bale, who is out because of an injury, while Iker Casillas, as expected remains on the bench, with Diego Lopez still the man preferred in goal.

Fabio Coentrao, who almost joined Manchester United in the summer on loan, has also been selected to start in the backline, with Sami Khedira and Angel di Maria also in the squad.

Real Madrid: Diego Lopez, Alvaro Arbeloa, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Fabio Coentrao, Sami Khedira, Luka Modric, Angel di Maria, Isco, Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema.
Subs: Iker Casillas, Raphael Varane, Daniel Carvajal, Casemiro, Jese, Alvaro Morata, Asier Illarramendi.

Elche: Manu, Damian Suarez, Alberto Botia, David Lomban, Edu Albacar, Ruben Perez, Carlos Sanchez, Javi Marquez, Manu del Moral, Coro, Carles Gil.

Reporting by WALTER-HOYOS

Walter Hoyos joins SportingAlert as contributor for Spanish football and the Spain national team. I like to travel, one of the favourite things on my list, but I also like to just spend time with family and friends when I am not covering football games. Hope to dump into some of my readers some day.

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