Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, LIVE: Zinedine Zidane’s men take on fierce rivals as they bid to extend lead over Barcelona in LaLiga title race
- Real Madrid host Atletico Madrid at Bernabeu this afternoon at 3pm GMT
- Zinedine Zidane’s side are 10 points clear of their fierce rivals in the LaLiga table
- Gareth Bale and Eden Hazard have both been struggling with ankle injuries
- ATLETICO MADRID: Oblak, Vrsaljko, Savic, Felipe, Lodi, Llorente, Thomas, Correa, Saul, Morata, Vitolo SUBS: Adam, Hermoso, Lemar, Carrasco, Toni Moya, Saponjic, Camello
- REAL MADRID: Courtois, Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Mendy, Valverde, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Isco, Benzema SUBS: Areola, Militao, Marcelo, James, Vazquez, Jovic, Vinicius Jr
- Real are three points ahead of Barcelona in title race ahead of crucial clash
Real Madrid host Atletico at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in the Madrid Derby in this afternoon’s La Liga action.
Zinedine Zidane’s men have already played their city rivals twice this season, once in the reverse fixture and then the Spanish Super Cup final, with both games finishing as a 0-0 stalemate after 90 minutes.
Hopefully there are some goals on the agenda this afternoon and the hosts know how important a win could be, with Barcelona just three points behind in the title race.
Sportsmail’s James Ayles will provide live La Liga coverage of Real vs Atletico including score, lineups and build-up.