Carlo Ancelotti has indeed chosen to rest some of his best players ahead of next week’s Champions League clash with Manchester City.
Eden Hazard, meanwhile, will get a rare opportunity to start in the La Liga tonight. Ferland Mendy also returns to the team, after being out injured for a long time.
See the starting team below
Real Madrid starting XI: Courtois, Militão, Nacho, Camavinga, Vazquez, Valverde, Ceballos, Tchouameni, Hazard, Asensio, Ferland Mendy
Subs: Lunin, Luis López, Vallejo, Kroos, Modrić, Odriozola, Vini Jr, Rüdiger, Mariano