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Real Madrid was champion of the UEFA Champions League in the last edition, which is why they will be present at the Club World Cup. However, the giant from Spain will not have all its stars, as Thibaut Courtois and Karim Benzema will not be in the duel of the international competition.
With a defeat against Mallorca, one more for Javier Aguirre’s history, Real Madrid will try to turn the page, but they will try to do it without their star goalkeeper. Courtois, underwent an ultrasound which confirmed that he suffers from a muscle problem in the left abductor. However, it is not yet known how long it will be out of action, To find out, an MRI will be performed on Tuesday.
On the other hand, in the case of Benzema, We can see how the French-born striker has knee discomfort, which came in a dangerous play generated by Benzema against Valencia. However, It has not yet been ruled out that they could join the concentration in Rabat during the week with a view to a possible final.
Call of Real Madrid and Carlo Ancelotti for the Club World Cup
Goalkeepers: Andriy Lunin, Luis López and Cañizares.
Defenses: Carvajal, Odriozola, Nacho Fernández, Rüdiger, Alaba, Jesús Vallejo, Marvel.
Midfielders: Tchouaméni, Toni Kroos, Fede Valverde, Eduardo Camavinga, Luka Modric, Dani Ceballos, Mario Martín.
Forwards: Marco Asensio, Arribas, Vinícius Junior, Rodrygo and Mariano.
When do you play and how do you see Real Madrid in the United States in the Club World Cup?
Real Madrid will play against Al-Ahly this Wednesday, February 8, as part of the Club World Cup at the Moulay Abdellah Stadium starting at 2:00 p.m. ET. Also, keep in mind that In order to watch the Real Madrid game in the United States, you must have the services of FoxSports, a channel that will have the game for the country.
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