Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is shaking up his line-up for today’s derby against Atletico Madrid.
Ancelotti revealed that Andriy Lunin will start ahead of Thibaut Courtois and that some other players won’t be available.
“We have some players who can’t play like David Alaba, Eden Hazard, Bale and Isco,” he revealed.
“Also, I’ll start Lunin, giving Courtois a rest for this game.
“I will think about the whole line-up tomorrow.
“We need to try to stay sharp in the four games we have before the Champions League final.”
One of the big talking points ahead of the derby is whether or not Atletico Madrid will greet the Real Madrid players with a guard of honour, to toast their LaLiga Santander success.
“Each team should do what they want,” Ancelotti said when asked if he thinks Atleti should do this.
“We must respect their decision, as this is a neighbouring club that we respect a lot, from their fans to the players to the coach.
“If they give us a guard of honour then that’s nice, but, if not, then it doesn’t matter.”
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