Real Madrid just published their starting lineup for the upcoming Semifinal game against Al Jazira in the 2017 FIFA Club World Cup.
Real Madrid starting XI: Keylor, Achraf, Nacho, Varane, Marcelo, Casemiro, Modric, Kovacic, Isco, Ronaldo, Benzema.
Al Jazira starting XI (To Be Confirmed): Khaseif, Musallem, Mohamed, Fares, Salim, Yaqboub, Mohamed, Mbark, Salem, Romarinho, Ali.
Los Blancos are clearly expected to win this game and should be playing the Final next Saturday against Gremio. Still, it will be important for Los Blancos to keep playing well after their brilliant 5-0 win when Sevilla visited the Bernabeu.
Zidane will likely manage the minutes of his roster very carefully, especially if Madrid can earn an early lead today. Gareth Bale could get some minutes so that he can be ready for the upcoming Clasico against Barcelona, which will be played at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday December 23rd —13:00 CET—. The Welsh player has been out of the team for the last two months.