Problems for Zidane, Real Madrid without key defender against Espanyol

Carvajal will not play against Espanyol.

Spanish defender Dani Carvajal will not play at Santiago Bernabeu against Espanyol because of an infection.

The news has been announced by the club on its official website, while AS writes that Carvajal’s place will be filled by academy player Achraf Hakimi, knowing that Nacho will play on the left wing after Marcelo and Theos’s absences.

The following players will also miss this match: Marcelo, Theo, Carvajal, Gareth Bale, Vallejo and Karim Benzema.