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Real Madrid team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Real Betis

Sports Mole rounds up Real Madrid's latest injury and suspension news ahead of Saturday's La Liga clash with Real Betis.

Real Madrid will be looking to record their first victory of the 2020-21 La Liga campaign when they travel to Seville to take on Real Betis this weekend.

Zinedine Zidane's side opened their title defence with a goalless draw at Real Sociedad on Sunday night.

Los Blancos had a number of injury issues heading into the clash with the Basque club but are hopeful of potentially recovering some players in time for Saturday's game with Betis.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up Madrid's injury and suspension news ahead of the clash.


Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard warms up for Real Madrid on July 10, 2020© Reuters

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Ankle
Possible return date: September 26 (vs. Betis)

Hazard is currently battling an ankle problem and was not involved in Madrid's first La Liga game of the season against Sociedad. The Belgian has not been officially ruled out of this weekend's contest and has been on the training field this week, but he is still a major doubt for the team's second game of the new domestic campaign.


Marco Asensio

Marco Asensio celebrates scoring for Real Madrid on June 18, 2020© Reuters

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: September 26 (vs. Betis)

A knee injury is threatening to rule Asensio out of this weekend's contest with Betis, which was also the case against Sociedad. The Spain international's latest issue is not believed to be serious, and he has been training this week, but a spot in the squad on Saturday is still thought to be unlikely.


Isco

Real Madrid's Isco celebrates scoring their first goal on February 26, 2020© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Ankle
Possible return date: September 26 (vs. Betis)

Isco is currently struggling to overcome an ankle injury in time for the second match of the season, but the Spaniard is thought to have a better chance of featuring than Hazard or Asensio.


Eder Militao

Real Madrid's Eder Militao pictured in action in February 2020© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Muscle
Possible return date: September 26 (vs. Betis)

Eder Militao was not involved against Sociedad due to a muscular problem that he picked up against Getafe in a pre-season clash last week. However, the central defender has a chance of making the bench this weekend.


Mariano Diaz

Real Madrid's Mariano Diaz celebrates scoring their second goal with Raphael Varane, Casemiro and Sergio Ramos on March 1, 2020© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Tonsillitis
Possible return date: Unknown

Madrid will again be without the services of Mariano Diaz this weekend as the forward recently underwent surgery for tonsillitis and is continuing his recovery at home.


Lucas Vazquez

Lucas Vazquez in action for Real Madrid on September 14, 2019© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Overload
Possible return date: September 26 (vs. Betis)

Zidane did not call upon Lucas Vazquez last weekend due to concerns over the Spaniard's fitness. The experienced attacker has been training this week, though, and is likely to be available for selection.


REAL MADRID'S SUSPENSION LIST

Madrid have no suspension issues ahead of Saturday's clash.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Real Sociedad6321102811
2Villarreal632188011
3Real Madrid531163310
4Getafe531153210
5Cadiz631266010
6Granada531178-110
7Real Betis630379-29
8Atletico MadridAtletico42208178
9Barcelona42118267
10Sevilla42115327
11Osasuna52125417
12ElcheElche42113307
13Valencia621389-17
14Athletic Bilbao520345-16
15EibarEibar612346-25
16Huesca605146-25
17Celta Vigo612339-65
18AlavesAlaves611438-54
19Real Valladolid603359-43
20Levante5104510-53

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