Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Eden Hazard out of Real Madrid’s 21-man team

Football News

twitter.com

Eden Hazard has been left out of Real Madrid’s 21-man team for the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Liverpool on Tuesday.

During his first two seasons in Madrid, the Belgium international was ravaged with injuries, limiting him to just 36 games and 29 starts across all competitions.

Hazard missed Real Madrid’s last-16 second leg against Atalanta due to a hip flexor injury and did not feature in Belgium’s three World Cup qualifiers at the end of March.

Following Saturday’s win over Eibar, Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane praised the prospect of a midweek comeback but said on Monday that he would not pick the winger until he could show he was 100 percent fit.

Madrid later announced Hazard did not play against the Premier League champions, having been left out of the squad for the game at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Captain Sergio Ramos’ absence was almost certain after he suffered a calf injury while on international duty with Spain last week.

Madrid has lost seven of the ten Champions League games Ramos has missed since the end of the 2017-18 season when they were crowned European champions for the last time.

Dani Carvajal, another defender, is still out, but midfielder Federico Valverde has recovered from a muscular injury that kept him out of the Eibar game.

 

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Written By

A part-time content writer. Here to learn & explore the content world. Sucker of Coffee & Cupcakes. Die-Heart Fan of Creativity.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

You May Also Like

Match Updates

Real Madrid advanced to the Champions League quarterfinals by crushing Atalanta 3-1 (1-0) in a replay on Tuesday at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium...

Football News

In Arsenal’s Saturday afternoon defeat at Brighton, Matteo Guendouzi has avoided a FA ban for an altercation with Neal Maupay. Guendouzi and Maupay niggled...

Football News

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford opened the curtain on his “tough time” with Jose, maintaining that his attitude had been improved by the now-Tottenham...

Football News

Former learner Milan manager Roberto Mancini argued that Zlatan Ibrahimovic must be treated as highly regarded as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi and...

Advertisement