Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is out of their clash with Barcelona in Las Vegas
Real Madrid and Barcelona face off at the Allegiant Stadium in Nevada, USA in the new seasons first El Clásico. The match in America versus FC Barcelona’s bitter rivals will not feature Benzema.
Prior to playing Barcelona in the first preseason game, Real Madrid is dealing with an injury dilemma. Prior to their July 24 match at Allegiant Stadium against their former rivals, Los Blancos have landed in Las Vegas.
The majority of Carlo Ancelotti’s team did well in preseason workouts, but the Italian coach is still dealing with injury problems as the start of the season approaches next month.
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The French international, who is not yet in peak shape, was not to play against Xavi’s squad, per Coach Ancelotti’s decision.
The striker will remain in Los Angeles as he prepares. Dani Carvajal, who has a sprained ankle and will also miss the Clásico, will be with him. Ancelotti will have some difficulties because he will be missing two of his greatest attackers for the Clásico in addition to Mariano.