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Real Madrid have made the trip to northern Spain to face La Liga first-timers Huesca in front of 7,000 fans at their recently expanded stadium this afternoon.With newly crowned Ballon d’Or winner Luka Modric expected to start, this should be a straightforward win over the league’s bottom side.A win on the first day of the season has not been improved upon to leave Huesca seven points from safety, a deficit unlikely to be cut this weekend.Follow all the latest news and build-up with Standard Sport’s LIVE blog. Scroll down for predictions, betting tips and odds, TV channel, head to head history and live stream informationLeft-back promises to be a serious area of concern for the hosts, with Luisinho out for much of the season with a serious knee injury while Carlos Akapo will not feature again this year because of a hamstring problem.A broken toe, meanwhile, keeps top scorer Alex Gallar on the sidelines.Possible Huesca starting XI: Jovanovic; Miramon, Pulido, Etxeita, Brezancic; Gurler, Melero, Musto, Ferreiro; Longo, Cucho Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari rotated his side for the midweek match with Melilla and could make eight changes for this clash, with Marcelo among those to be recalled.Gareth Bale is a doubt along with Mariano Diaz and Toni Kroos, while Casemiro and Nacho Fernandez are both certainly out.Luka Modric could play his first match since being crowned the Ballon d’Or winner earlier this week.Isco, who scored twice against Melilla, is liable to be overlooked as he fights for game time under the new coach.Possible Real Madrid starting XI: Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Modric, Llorente, Ceballos; Vazquez, Benzema, Asensio.Santi Solari could not have asked for a much smoother start to life as Real Madrid head coach.
Huesca vs Real Madrid Live
A stunning 3-0 loss to Eibar aside, the former reserve boss has a flawless record since taking over from Julen Lopetegui in the aftermath of the team’s 5-1 Clasico collapse against Barcelona.Seven wins in eight matches represents a steadying of the ship, and with La Liga lacking a standout side in the first half of the season, the five-point gap to leaders Barca now seems thoroughly bridgeableSolari, though, does not simply have his eyes focused on domestic glory. Madrid are defending their Champions League title and have already secured progression to the knockout stage ahead of a Wednesday meeting with CSKA Moscow, while they have the Club World Cup to consider in the UAE later this month who scored twice against Melilla, is liable to be overlooked as he fights for game time under the new coach.Possible Real Madrid starting XI: Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Modric, Llorente, Ceballos; Vazquez, Benzema, Asensio.Santi Solari could not have asked for a much smoother start to life as Real Madrid head coach..The coach, who is nevertheless giving his wounded players every opportunity to be fit for the later competition, wants his team to be concentrated on the present\“There’s no time to think about it – we are not even sure who is in. The final of the Libertadores is being played here on Sunday,” he said, speaking after the midweek clash.