Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has announced the squad that will take on Liverpool in the first leg of the Champions League final tomorrow, Tuesday.
German duo Toni Kroos and Frenchman Aurélien Chuamini have been excluded from the list because they had the flu (common cold), Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo reports.
📋✅ Our squad for the match 🆚 @LFK!#Championshippic.twitter.com/VwdG1L0B3S
– Real Madrid FC 🇬🇧🇺🇸 (@realmadriden) February 20, 2023
French left-back Ferland Mendy will also miss Real Madrid’s game tomorrow due to injury.
Real Madrid had 23 players for the match against Liverpool:
Goalkeepers: Courtois, Lunin, Lopez
Defense: Dani Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Vallejo, Nacho, Odriozola, Vasquez, Rudiger
Midfield: Modric, Camavinga, Valverde, Ceballos, Mario Martin, Arribas
Attack: Hazard, Benzema, Asensio, Vinicius Junior, Rodrigo, Alvaro.
Notably, Real Madrid are the title holders of the last edition of the European Champions League, and were crowned with the title after defeating Liverpool in the final match with a no-response goal.
Source: Mundo Deportivo.