Aug 16, 2017 at 10pm UK at ​Estadio Santiago Bernabeu
Real Madrid
2-0
Barcelona
Asensio (4'), Benzema (39')
FT(HT: 2-0)

Suarez (89'), Mascherano (93')

Team News: Real Madrid stars Gareth Bale, Isco rested for El Clasico clash with Barcelona

Team News: Bale, Isco sit out El Clasico
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Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane rests both Gareth Bale and Isco for their El Clasico showdown against Barcelona.

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has rested key players Gareth Bale and Isco for their Supercopa de Espana second-leg clash against arch rivals Barcelona.

France international Karim Benzema has retained his place in the attack, with Lucas Vazquez and Marco Asensio providing support.

Luka Modric has been recalled to the Real midfield following a suspension, meaning that Casemiro drops to the bench alongside summer recruits Theo Hernandez and Dani Ceballos.

Real's back four comprises Dani Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane and Marcelo, and Keylor Navas lines up in goal.

Barca have shaken up the side which lost 3-1 in the first leg, switching to a back three of Javier Mascherano, Gerard Pique and Samuel Umtiti

Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi spearhead the attack, while summer signing Gerard Deulofeu drops to the bench.

Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Modric, Kovacic, Kroos; Vazquez, Benzema, Asensio
Subs: Casilla, Nacho, Bale, Casemiro, Hernandez, Isco, Ceballos

Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Pique, Mascherano, Umtiti; Sergi Roberto, Andre Gomes, Busquets, Rakitic, Alba; Messi; L.Suarez
Subs: Cillessen, Semedo, D.Suarez, Deulofeu, Alcacer, Digne, Vidal

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