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Starting XI: Real Madrid v Atletico

Spanish LaLiga 

Teams: Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid

Date: 29 September 2018

Venue: Santiago Bernabeu

The Spanish capital will come to a standstill this evening when  Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid lock horns in  LaLiga encounter at the Santiago Bernabeu

The match is scheduled to get underway at 19h30.

Los Blancos will be looking to restore some pride after they were beaten 3-0 at the hands of Sevilla on Wednesday evening.

Julen Lopetegui's charges will be looking to pull level with leaders FC Barcelona, who defeated Athletic Bilbao earlier in the day.

Real will be without the services of midfielder Isco and Dani Carvajal, with both players missing the clash through injury.

Atletico, meanwhile, were back to winning ways on Tuesday evening as they cruised to a 3-0 win over Huesca on the road.

Los Rojiblancos will only have to deal with the absence of Stefan Savic, who is serving a suspension.

These two sides have a met on a total of 62 matches in the past, with Real claiming 34 wins to Atletico's 11 while 17 matches have ended in draws.

Atletico will enter the clash with a bit of confidence after they thumped Los Blancos 4-2 in the UEFA Super Cup at the start of this season.
Here's how they line up:
Real Madrid: Courtois; Nacho, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Casemiro, Kroos, Modric; Asensio, Bale, Benzema.
Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Juanfran, Giménez, Godín, Filipe Luis; Koke, Saúl, Rodri, Lemar; Costa, Griezmann.


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