Written by Rami Abdel Hamid
Saturday, December 2, 2023 10:53 AM
Leads a team Spanish Real Madrid Its rival Granada, this Saturday at 7:30 p.m., at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium, in a match that will bring them together in the 15th round of the Spanish League competitions.
Real Madrid is on top of the Spanish league table with 35 points and Granada is in nineteenth place with 7 points.
These days, Real Madrid are in high spirits after the team’s impressive results in recent times, with goalkeeper Kepa Arethabalaga returning from injury and Frenchman Aurelian Souwamini taking part in recent training sessions.
Girona is second in the Spanish league table with 35 points from 11 wins, 2 draws, one loss, 12 goals and 17 conceded.
Real Madrid are at the top of the Champions League Group C table with 15 points after winning 5 matches, scoring 13 goals and conceding 3 goals.
The team was coached by Italian Carlo Ancelotti Real Madrid The Spaniard confirmed the availability of England international Jude Bellingham to face Granada: “Bellingham will be ready to play. He has no problem. He had a bit of discomfort in the ankle, which we wanted to avoid. Whatever the contact, he will be fine tomorrow.”
He said of goalkeeper Keba Arrizabalaga, “He’s there. Lunin will play tomorrow and we’ll have a week to think about who will play against Betis.”
Regarding injuries in the team, Ancelotti said, “It’s a general problem, not just ours. Players are out in every match, the schedule is tight. We have to endure, but as I said, injuries are also opportunities for other players, those who have played less minutes.”
And, “Who knows if fatigue and injuries will come in January or February? Anything can happen in football, you can’t plan for it. We know it’s coming, it’s important to prepare.”
He continued, “Bellingham has a lot of respect in the team, not only for the goals he scores, but also for the work he does. I’ve never seen Di Stefano play. In the previous press conference, I compared him to Zidane. Well, I’m in awe of him. I want to say.” “It’s the first time I’ve seen Kaka. He looks like him and has Kaka stuff.”
Real Madrid are the only team to progress beyond the group stage of the Champions League with a 100% record in 32 of their 32 appearances.