MADRID (Sporting Alert) — Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema all start again for Real Madrid in today’s Spanish La Liga clash with Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Real Madrid have the upper hand on their main rivals and victory here on Sunday would see them going three points clear of second place Atletico Madrid and four in front of Barcelona, which suffered a shocking 1-0 defeat to Valladolid on Saturday.
Ronaldo, Bale and Benzema have all been very impressive so far this year and Real Madrid will start strong favourite against Levante, who are in ninth at the moment and 28 points behind the leaders.
Angel di Maria, Luka Modric and Xabi Alonso are also in the starting XI, while the back four includes 15. Daniel Carvajal and Raphael Varane, with Pepe amongst the substitutes.
For Levante, David Navarro is amongst the starters, with Juanfran, Mohamed Sissoko, Sergio Pinto and Pedro Lopez also starting.