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Real Madrid - Celta Vigo team news: Ronaldo back in, Isco starts

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Real Madrid - Celta Vigo team news: Ronaldo back in, Isco starts

Sergio Ramos and Iaso Aspas exchange pleasentaries

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In a game that Zinedine Zidane's side trail 2-1, the Real Madrid manager has opted for an unorthodox back four and a four, or possibly five, man midfield.

Real Madrid are faced with the task of turning over a 2-1 first leg deficit at Balaídos and Zinedine Zidane has an experimental back four.

Ronaldo and Real Madrid training on Wednesday, the day before the Celta Vigo clash.

FUTBOL 16/17Ronaldo and Real Madrid training on Wednesday, the day before the Celta Vigo clash.

Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has shaken off the knock he picked up against Malága and take his place in the tarting team and will be joined by Karim Benzema and Marco Asensio in attack. 

The area of the field worst hit by injuries for Zidane is at the back but he seems to have opted for a back four of Nacho, Ramos, Danilo and Casemiro at the back. It could resemble the 3-5-2 he played against Sevilla in the second leg of the Copa del Rey either.

His midifled is made up of Mateo Kovacic, Toni Kroos, Isco and Casemiro. 

Real Madrid confirmed XI: Casilla, Ramos, Nacho, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kroos, Benzema, Casemiro, Kovacic, Asensio, Isco y Danilo.

iago Aspas after scoring against Real Madrid in the first leg

FUTBOL 16/17iago Aspas after scoring against Real Madrid in the first leg

Celta Vigo

Eduardo Berizzo has chosen John Guidetti to replace Pablo Hernandez from the team that started at the Bernabeu last week in an effort to offer an option up front. On many an occasion last week, Aspas was isolated when Celta broke and Berizzo might want to avoid that happening again.

At the back, the Argentine has also gone for the same back four and the same holding midfield along with Theo Bongonda and Daniel Wass in attacking midfield.

Celta Vigo XI: Sergio, Mallo, Cabral, Roncaglia, Jonny, Diaz, Radoja, Wass, Aspas, Guidetti

What Real need to do

In Real Madrid's last two visits to Balaídos, they won 3-1 and 4-2. Both of those scorelines would be enough to overcome their opponents tonight. They will have to score twice though, regardless of what Celta Vigo do.

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