Starting XI: Alaves v Real
Spanish La Liga Starting XI: Alaves v Real Madrid 22 September 2017
Teams: Alaves v Real Madrid
Date: 23 September 2017
Venue: Estadio de Mendizorroza
Real Madrid will hope to end their stuttering form in La Liga when they take on Alaves this afternoon.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 16h15.
Los Blancos lost further ground on FC Barcelona after they suffered a 1-0 defeat to Alaves on Wednesday evening.
As a result of the loss, Real sit in eighth spot, seven poinys adrift of the Catalan giants.
Zinedine Zidane will be without the services Marcelo, Toni Kroos, Theo Hernandez and Karim Benzema.
Alaves, meanwhile, have had a torrid start to the seeson, having lost all five of their opening La Liga encounters.
Los Blancos did the double over Alaves last season, as they claimed a 4-1 win in this fixture while the won 3-0 in the reverse tie.
Here's how they line up:
Alaves: Pacheco; Vigaray, Maripán, Rodrigo Ely, Duarte; Dani Torres, Manu García, Ibai, Burgui, Medrán, Munir.
Real: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Nacho; Casemiro, Isco, Ceballos; Vazquez, Ronaldo, Asensio.