Without Benzema or Vinícius Jr .: Real Madrid’s summoned for the Copa del Rey debut

Real Madrid will begin its adventure in the Copa del Rey 2021-2022 when it is their turn to face Alcoyano, a club from the third division of Spanish football. In the midst of the rumors about the offer that the meringues would have made for Mbappé Ancelotti spoke at a conference about the Frenchman about the meeting this Wednesday, January 5.

For this commitment, the coach of the madridistas has seven discarded players. Among the big absentees will be Courtois, Mendy and Benzema. The Spanish press points out that these three players were not in training on Tuesday, January 4, and the reasons are unknown. In addition, Nor will Gareth Bale, Dani Carvajal and Vinícius Jr play.

In view of this difficult scenario, Carlo Ancelotti’s Real Madrid will have to use the team’s players to complete the roster. In total, there are 21 players what the Italian strategist has cited to face Alcoyano for the Copa del Rey.

On the other hand, the coach of the meringues was consulted by the official line-up and pointed out that the only player who will be a permanent starter is the second goalkeeper of the main team, Andriy Lunin

“I want to give only minutes to a player who is Lunin, but the rest will be the best possible team. It is not a game to give minutes to those who play less. It will be the best eleven possible ”, said Carlo Ancelotti in a conference.