Alcoyano vs Real Madrid Mariano also gets his chance
Zinedine Zidane has decided to give opportunities to several fringe players in Real Madrid’s Copa del Rey match against Alcoyano.
Young defender Victor Chust, Eder Militao, Mariano Diaz, second-choice goalkeeper Andriy Lunin and Alvaro Odriozola will all start in Wednesday’s game which will take place at the Estadio El Collao.
Marcelo will play at left-back, with Casemiro, Fede Valverde and Isco in the midfield behind attackers Lucas Vazquez, Vinicius Junior and Mariano.
Nacho has stayed in Madrid due to contact with a positive COVID-19 case and Martin Odegaard was not included in the squad list after asking to depart on loan in January.
Alcoyano‘s XI: Jose Juan; Jordan, Primi, Raul, Pablo; Rubio, Jony, Juanan, Angel; Mourad and Jona.
Real Madrid‘s XI: Andriy Lunin; Alvaro Odriozola, Eder Militao, Victor Chust, Marcelo; Casemiro, Fede Valverde, Isco; Lucas Vazquez, Vinicius Junior and Mariano Diaz.