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Real Madrid predicted lineup vs Mallorca - La Liga

Craig Vickers
Ancelotti on the touchline
Ancelotti on the touchline / Quality Sport Images/GettyImages
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Real Madrid travel to face Mallorca in La Liga action as Carlo Ancelotti's side look to continue their momentum following their emotional midweek Champions League victory over PSG.

2-0 down on aggregate with just under 30 minutes to play, Karim Benzema struck a hat-trick to send Real Madrid through to the quarter-finals for the second season in a row.

Los Blancos currently occupy top spot in the league and they will be keen to consolidate their eight-point advantage over closest challengers Sevilla.

Here's how Real Madrid could line up.


1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Éder Militão
Eder Militao has been impressive this season / Eurasia Sport Images/GettyImages

Thibaut Courtois (GK) - The best goalkeeper on the planet? You could certainly make a strong case.

Dani Carvajal (RB) - Would have been breathing a huge sigh of relief at full time after being given the runaround by Kylian Mbappe in midweek.

Eder Militao (CB) - A hugely exciting prospect, nailing down a permanent place in the team this season after a promising end to the last campaign.

David Alaba (CB) - Been a standout in central defence under Ancelotti this season, with his recovery pace proving particularly useful.

Ferland Mendy (LB) - Offers real dynamism on the left hand side, dominating the flank both offensively and defensively. Should return following his Champions League suspension.

2. Midfielders

Luka Modric
Modric has been hailed for his second leg performance against PSG / John Berry/GettyImages

Casemiro (CM) - A walking yellow card, with Real certainly missing his athletic qualities in the first half against PSG.

Fede Valverde (CM) - Likely to be another chance to impress for the 23-year-old with Toni Kroos still not fully fit.

Luka Modric (CM) - A magisterial display in midweek, taking the game by the scruff of its neck in the second half.

3. Forwards

Rodrygo (RW) - Made a huge difference after coming off the bench in midweek, adding energy on the right hand side.

Karim Benzema (ST) - One of the best scorers of all time, leapfrogging Alfredo di Stefano in the all-time top scorer list for the Spanish giants.

Vinicius Junior (LW) - Has went to another level this season, netting 13 times while grabbing six assists in La Liga alone this term.

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