MX23RW : Friday, January 18 02:02:45
Jan 24, 2016 at 7.30pm UK at ​Estadio Benito Villamarin
Real Betis
1-1
Real Madrid
Cejudo (7')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Benzema (71')

Team News: James Rodriguez in for injured Gareth Bale

James Rodriguez replaces the injured Gareth Bale for Real Madrid's trip to Real Betis.

James Rodriguez has replaced the injured Gareth Bale in the starting lineup for Real Madrid's trip to Real Betis this evening.

Manager Zinedine Zidane makes one other change to the side that thumped Sporting Gijon 5-1 last time out, swapping in Danilo for Dani Carvajal at right-back.

Sergio Ramos had expected to feature in the fixture after returning to training from a calf injury this week, but he is not included in the squad making the trip to Seville.

For the hosts, interim manager Juan Merino makes one change to the side that were held to a goalless draw at Villarreal, with Francisco Molinero replacing Cristiano Piccini at right-back.

Real Betis: Adan; Molinero, Pezzella, Bruno, Vargas; N'Diaye, Petros, Kadir, Fabian, Cejudo; Rubén Castro
Subs: Gimenez, Varela, Digard, Portillo, Ceballos, Joaquin, Molina

Real Madrid: Navas; Marcelo, Pepe, Varane, Danilo; Modric, Kroos; James Rodriguez, Ronaldo, Isco; Benzema
Subs: Casilla, Nacho, Caemiro, Carvajal, Kovacic, Vazquez, Jese

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2Atletico MadridAtletico19108127131438
3Sevilla1996431201133
4Real Madrid1910362824433
5AlavesAlaves199552219332
6Getafe197752116528
7Real Betis197572223-126
8Real Sociedad197482322125
9GironaGirona195952123-224
10Espanyol197392127-624
11Valencia1941141717023
12Levante196583035-523
13Athletic Bilbao1941052025-522
14EibarEibar195772128-722
15Leganes195771721-422
16Real Valladolid195771721-422
17Celta Vigo195683132-121
18Rayo Vallecano1954102234-1219
19Villarreal193882025-517
20Huesca1925121736-1911

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