IMPERIUMDAILY.COM – MADRID – Five Real Madrid players are expected to miss the trip to Camp Nou. Madrid challenges Barcelona at El Clasico on Thursday (12/19) early morning hrs.
Los Blancos core players more can not appear against Barcelona in El Clasico the first volume later. Meanwhile, the Barcelona host only lost one player.
The following is a list of players who missed the El Clasico Barcelona vs Madrid match quoted from CNN through Sportsmole.
Asensio suffered a knee injury during the pre-season match, precisely when facing Arsenal in the 2019 International Champions Cup. Until now it is unknown when Asensio can graze again.
Like Asensio, Rodriguez also suffered a knee injury he got while training with the Colombian national team last November. The injury is claimed to make Rodriguez absent until next year.
Vazquez added to the list of capital club players who climbed the treatment table. The Spanish winger broke his left leg while training with Madrid in November. Until now Vazquez has missed six matches.
Madrid will lose one of the strengths in the attacking line in El Clasico later because of Hazard’s right ankle injury.
Dembele is expected to be out for 10 weeks after a thigh injury during Barcelona against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League last month. The French national team winger is expected to return to play on February 16, 2020.
In addition to the players above, Barcelona and Madrid also have players who are doubtful for appearing at El Clasico. From the Blaugrana camp, midfielder Arthur could be sidelined against Madrid because of an adductor injury. While from the Madrid side, senior defender Marcelo is also doubtful because of a calf injury.
Barcelona vs Madrid match will be a duel for the top position of the Spanish league standings. Currently Barcelona and Madrid are both collecting 35 points. (cnn/wan)