His choices will undoubtedly be easier to make in the coming days. When it comes time to resume competition, Zinédine Zidane has a seriously cut group au Real Madrid. The international truce has left its mark. The health crisis too. Between the injuries and the cases of Covid-19, part of the merengue workforce is now unavailable. Eden Hazard, Eder Militao and Casemiro contracted the coronavirus earlier this month. Their returns have yet to be announced.
Sergio Ramos was affected during the card of Spain against Germany on Tuesday in the League of Nations (6-0). La Roja central defender left the pitch prematurely, shortly before half-time. He suffers a priori from a muscular problem, the exact nature of which has not been specified. At the same time, Raphaël Varane was also injured during the success of the Blues against Ukraine (4-2). The 2018 world champion came out at half-time, also with a muscle problem.
A decimated defense
What seriously weaken the rearguard champions of Spain, knowing that Dani Carvajal, Alvaro Odriozola and Nacho are still in the infirmary. Zizou will not be able to count on Federico Valverde for the next meetings either. The Uruguayan midfielder, injured in the shin, should not resume for several weeks.
A hecatomb that occurs when Real will chain outings, between the championship and the Champions League. A small marathon that will start in Villarreal, Saturday, during the 10th day of Ligue 1 (4:15 p.m.). And which will continue next Wednesday in Milan, with a shock against Inter in the Champions League (9 p.m. on RMC Sport).
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