VALLADOLID-REAL MADRID

Vinicius and Brahim omitted from Madrid squad for Valladolid

Despite playing well mid-week in Salamanca, Zidane has decided to leave out both Vinicius and Brahim ahead of Sunday night's game in 'Pucela'.

Vinicius, en el entrenamiento del Real Madrid.
EDUARDO CANDEL REVIEJO

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has confirmed his 19-man squad ahead of Sunday's trip to Valladolid. 18 first team regulars along with Castilla keeper Altube make the short trip to Castilla y Leon with Vinicius, Brahim and Mariano notable absentees from the expedition.

Both the Brazilian winger and Brahim delivered solid displays in the midweek Copa clash as they overcame Unionistas with the 20-year-old Màlaga born player coming off the bench to grab the third goa for Madrid in a 1-3 win over the 2B outfit.

The suspended Dani Carvajal also misses out on the trip as do the injured Bale, Hazard and  Asensio.

Real Madrid squad (vs. Valladolid) 26.01.2019

Goalkeepers: Courtois, Areola and Altube.

Defenders: Militao, Ramos, Varane, Nacho, Marcelo and Mendy.

Midfielders: Kroos, Modric, Casemiro, Valverde, James and Isco.

Strikers: Benzema, Lucas Vázquez, Jovic and Rodrygo.