Real Madrid will host Atletico Madrid in the 26th matchweek of La Liga later today at Santiago Bernabeu.
Kick-Off: 15:00 BST
Date: Saturday, 27th February, 2016
Venue: Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid
- Real Madrid would be welcoming their star players Marcelo and Karim Benzema who both missed training last week.
- Center-back Raphael Varane has returned from suspension and is likely to start.
- James Rodriguez will continue to start as Gareth Bale is out through an injury.
- Pepe is doubtful for this game through a minor knock.
- Jose Gimenez has returned from suspension and will be taking place from Stefan Savic in the starting lineup. The latter one is out with an injury along with Tiago.
- Augusto Fernandez is back from injury and will start in the midfield role, pushing Saul on wide positions.
- Yannick Carrasco and Thomas Partey are doubtful for this clash.
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- Real Madrid have scored more than three goals in their last four home games in La Liga.
- Real Madrid have not lost any of their last seven La Liga home games.
- Atletico Madrid have won only two of their last 18 home games against the Los Blancos in all campaigns.
- Atletico Madrid are unbeaten in 17 of their last 19 games in La Liga.
- Atletico Madrid are unbeaten in 10 of their last 11 games against Los Blancos in all campaigns.
Real Madrid 2 – 1 Atletico Madrid, Karim Benzema on the scoresheet for the home side.