Jan 25, 2014 at 3pm UK at ​Estadio Santiago Bernabeu
Real Madrid
2-0
Granada
Ronaldo (56'), Benzema (74')
Ramos (17'), Benzema (54'), Modric (60'), di Maria (65')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Murillo (9'), Iturra (62')

Team News: Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo in Real Madrid attack

Real Madrid's Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti looks on during a press conference at Valdebebas training ground in Madrid on October 29, 2013
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Carlo Ancelotti picks Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema in attack as Real Madrid take on Granada.

Real Madrid have started with their most expensive players, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, supporting Karim Benzema in attack as they search for a win against Granada that would seem them to the top of La Liga.

Coach Carlo Ancelotti also picks Argentine winger Angel di Maria in an adventurous lineup, while Daniel Carvajal is preferred to Alvaro Arbeloa at right-back.

Tiago Ilori, who joined Granada on loan from Liverpool, must wait for his debut having been left out of the matchday squad for the trip to the Bernabeu.

Real Madrid: Diego Lopez, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Cristiano Ronaldo, Benzema, Bale, Marcelo, Xabi Alonso, Carvajal, Modric, Di Maria

Granada: Roberto, Nyom, Mainz, Murillo, Angulo Iturra, Fatau, Recio, Brahimi, El-Arabi, Piti

Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema is congratulated by his teammates after scoring the opener during the Spanish Copa del Rey quarter-final first-leg football match against Espanyol on January 21, 2014
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