After a win against Alaves and a thrilling draw against Levante, Real Madrid prepare for their third consecutive away game in La Liga as they take on Real Betis. The team will want to come out with all three points and head into the international break with their confidence high ahead of returning for their first game at the Santiago Bernabeu in over a year.Dani Carvajal has recently returned from injury as many of us watched with a smile as he finally made his long-awaited return in the last game but it may be too soon for him to start as Ancelotti will want to bring him back to match fitness slowly, which means that we could see.
Lucas Vazquez start as he’ll want to bounce back from a poor performance over the weekend.There could be a change in the center of defense though as Nacho is treating a minor injury, which means we will possibly see Eder Militao partner up with David Alaba. When Real Madrid purchased Alaba, it was for him to be a central defender so it will be interesting to see how he does there after spending the past two matches on the left.
The transfer rumour mill is rarely too detached from Real Madrid, and this week speculation surrounding the possible arrival of PSG forward Kylian Mbappe threatens to be a distraction ahead of Los Blancos’ La Liga clash with Real Betis. Carlo Ancelotti’s side will be looking to return to winning ways at the Estadio Benito Villamarin this weekend after they were spared some blushes by Vinicius Junior’s equaliser five minutes from time to salvage a point against Levante last time out.