Real Madrid won the game against Atletico Madrid just one day ago. It was on Saturday night and the team can play really well after the injured players are back.
Only 48 hours for preparations
Los Blancos has to play against Athletic Bilbao on saturday evening. It will be tough for both teams as they have only 48 hours for preparations. Real Madrid management is happy with one fact – injured players are back. Dani Carvajal and Casemiro are back from injuries. Along with them Fede Valverde returned early and played 10 minutes in Madrid derby. Zidane is not happy with the current schedule because it may lead to serious injuries. Before the match against Atletico Madrid, Zidane mentioned his negative feelings towards a tight schedule. Real Madrid played on Wednesday in the Champions League. Then the team played on Saturday and now they have to play in 48 hours. Just like Zinedine Zidane, experts believe that a tight schedule influences a lot of players ‘ fitness conditions. That’s why Real Madrid still has Eden Hazard injured.
Team started preparations for Athletic Bilbao
Los Merengues started preparations for Athletic Bilbao. Spanish journalists believe that midfield may get a rest on Tuesday. As you may know, Valverde and Casemiro were injured for too long, so they could not play for a few weeks. Toni Kroos and Luka Modric were playing almost every match in the last two months. Journalists believe that Zidane will give a rest to Luka Modric and Toni Kroos. Fede is fully ready and recovered, he will replace Luka without any problems.