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Alignments of the Spanish Classic: Valverde sends Asensio to the bench; Piqué and Griezmann, substitutes

This is how Zidane and Koeman come out to seek victory in the duel between Real Madrid and Barcelona, ​​which is played in the Spanish capital

The Uruguayan midfielder Fede Valverde is the novelty of Zinedine Zidane in the starting team of Real Madrid to play the classic against Barcelona at the Alfredo di Stéfano stadium, sending Marco Asensio to the bench after a streak of four consecutive games scoring.

Zidane reinforces his midfield with the entry of Valverde and renounces a piece of the trident with the substitution of Marco Asensio. The brazilian Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema will be the two offensive players of the Real Madrid.

The losses in defense of Dani Carvajal, Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane cause the French coach to keep Lucas Vazquez on the right side already Militao as Nacho’s partner in the center of defense. It does not go to defense of five so Marcelo remains on the bench and Ferland Mendy on the left wing.

Real Madrid begins the search for the leadership of LaLiga Santander with: Courtois; Lucas Vázquez, Militao, Nacho, Mendy; Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Valverde; Vinicius and Benzema.


The Uruguayan central Ronald Araújo is the bet of Ronald Koeman in the classic in his defense of three centrals, with Gerard Piqué starting the match on the bench as Antoine Griezmann, who repeated his substitution against Madrid as happened in the first round.

Koeman I bet you Araujo and does not force the return of Pique, just recovered from his injury and without competition rhythm. The technician of the Barcelona maintains the defense with three centrals and two lanes as Dest and Jordi Alba.

In attack bet on the French Ousmane Dembele as a partner of Argentine Lionel Messi, who equals Sergio Ramos as players with the most classics played, 45.

Barcelona starts the classic with: Ter Stegen; Dest, Mingueza, Araújo, Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Busquets, De Jong, Pedri; Dembélé and Messi.

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