Real Madrid will play their first official game of the season tomorrow in the form of the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla in Cardiff. As Champions League winners, Real Madrid face Europa League winners and fellow Spanish team Sevilla in the Welsh city.

Carlo Ancelotti has called up 22-players for the game with the absence of Jese Rodriguez who is out due to an ACL tear and Xabi Alonso who is out suspended.

Goalkeepers: Iker Casillas, Keylor Navas and Fernando Pacheco

Defenders: Raphael Varane, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Fabio Coentrao, Marcelo, Dani Carvajal, Alvaro Arbeloa and Nacho Fernandez

Midfielders: Sami Khedira, Toni Kroos, James Rodriguez, Gareth Bale, Xabi Alonso [travelling but won’t play], Luka Modric, Angel Di Maria, Isco and Asier Illarramendi

Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema.


Game details:

WHEN: 12 August, 2014 (Tuesday)


WHERE: Cardiff City Stadium


Carlo Ancelotti in his press conference said Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez will start. As will Iker Casillas.

Starting XI for the game