Eden Hazard is expected to step up to fill the void left by Karim Benzema who suffered a muscle injury against Celtic in the Champions League during the mid-week.

Manager Carlo Ancelotti’s team will face Real Mallorca on Sunday at the Santiago Bernabeu without Benzema, Alvaro Odriozola and Eder Militao through injury.

Ancelotti has confirmed, that the Belgian star would start against Mallorca and also Dani Ceballos might also grab a spot in the starting lineup.

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The report in Diario AS believes Rodrygo Goes will start the match, as well as Eduardo Camavinga in place of Aurelien Tchouameni.

Mundo Deportivo reported that Antonio Rudiger will come in for Militao, while Lucas Vazquez will play at right-back. They have Dani Ceballos starting in place of Toni Kroos.

Mallorca manager Javier Aguirre is expected to set up his Mallorca in a defensive 5-4-1 formation, which Vedat Muriqi as the focal point in attack. New signing Tino Kadewere is injured and Matija Nastasic will begin from the bench too.

Real Madrid is expected to line up different in this clash as part of the rotational policy Ancelotti aim to imbibe this season.


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