Real Madrid’s forward options have taken another hit ahead of their upcoming La Liga showdown with Barcelona as an appeal against Rodrygo’s red card dismissal – while playing for the club’s ‘B’ team – was turned down.
In the second instalment of this season’s Clasico encounters, Madrid host Barça on Sunday, knowing victory could have a significant say in deciding who finishes top of the pile this season.
Mesmo com uma boa atuação e a vitória do PSG, Neymar foi expulso e desfalca o time Francês na próxima rodada. Além disso, teve estreia do Reinier pelo Real Madrid Castilla e Rodrygo recebendo também um cartão vermelho. Confira isso tudo no Conexão Europa de hoje! pic.twitter.com/cIn9gaohlD
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Zinedine Zidane is already without summer signing Eden Hazard after the Belgian suffered a hairline fracture of his fibula, while young Brazilian forward Rodrygo will serve a red card suspension.
Rodrygo was playing for Los Blancos’ Castilla side having missed out on the club’s last three La Liga matchday squads.
Already on a yellow card after receiving one earlier in the game against
Zinedine Zidane sat down with the forward recently to assure him that he remains in his plans for the future, although he was set to return to the squad for Sunday’s clash as the plethora of injuries plaguing the Frenchman would fast-track him back into contention.