Starting XI: Real v Espanyol
Spanish La Liga Starting X: Real Madrid v Espanyol 01 October 2017
Spanish La Liga
Teams: Real Madrid v Espanyol
Date: 01 October 2017
Venue: Santiago Bernabeu
Real Madrid will look to put an end to their stuttering league form when they host Espanyol this evening.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 20h45.
Los Blancos returned to winning ways in the last round with a 2-1 win away to Deportivo Alaves.
Zinedine Zidane's charges have only registered three wins from the opening six games.
Real were involved in UEFA Champions League action during the week as they cruised to a 3-1 win ovr Borussia Dortmund.
The La Liga champions will be without Marcelo, Mateo Kovacic , Theo Hernandez and Dani Carvajal.
Espanyol were in rampant mood last weekend as they recorded a 4-1 win over Deportivo La Coruna.
The Catalan outfit will be without Adrian Lopez and Oscar Duarte.
Here's how they line up:
Real: Navas; Achraf, Varane, Ramos, Nacho; Casemiro, Kroos, Modrić; Isco, Asensio, Ronaldo.
Espanyol: P. López; Sánchez, Hermoso, D. López, Aarón; Marc Roca, Javi Fuego, Darder, Jurado; Baptistao, Gerard