Early team news for Real Madrid-Barcelona Copa del Rey encounter
Early team news for Real Madrid-Barcelona Copa del Rey encounter
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Early team news for Real Madrid-Barcelona Copa del Rey encounter

With the first leg of the Copa del Rey between Real Madrid and Barcelona tied at 1-1, the second one is expected to be a matter of fireworks at the Santiago Bernabeu tonight.

Thomas Vermaelen, Rafinha and Pique are among expected absentees for the Catalans while Isco and Marcos remain doubts for the Los Blancos.

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Real Madrid Probable XI: (4-3-3): Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Casemiro, Modric; Vázquez, Benzema, Vinicius.

 Doubts: Marcos Llorente, Isco.

Barcelona probable XI:  (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Roberto, Piqué, Umtiti, Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, Vidal; Messi, Suárez, Dembélé.

Doubts: Thomas Vermaelen, Rafinha, Jeison Murillo, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Jean-Clair Todibo, Sergi Samper (out)

Referee: José María Sánchez Martínez.

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  • 19, Oct - 10:00pm
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