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Vázquez fills in for Bale as Isco and James drop to bench

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has made five changes to his team as Los Merengues face Villarreal at the Santiago Bernabéu (22:00 CEST).

Vázquez fills in for Bale as Isco and James drop to bench
DANI SANCHEZ DIARIO AS

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has opted for Lucas Vázquez in place of Gareth Bale as Los Blancos take on Villarreal at the Bernabéu (22:00 CEST).

James Rodríguez and Isco drop to the bench, with Luka Modric and Casemiro returning to a midfield line-up completed by Toni Kroos.

In defence, Sergio Ramos is back in the team in place of Pepe, while Danilo comes in for the injured Dani Carvajal after serving a suspension against Getafe.

Real Madrid XI: Keylor Navas; Danilo, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Modric, Casemiro, Kross; Lucas Vázquez, Benzema, Cristiano.

Meanwhile, Villarreal coach Marcelino García Toral has gone with the expected XI: Asenjo; Mario, Bonera, Bailly, Rukavina; Jonathan, Bruno, Trigueros, Denis Suárez; Bakambu, Adrián