La Liga leaders Real Madrid take on second-from-bottom Granada at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday looking to extend their lead over champions Barcelona. Los Blancos lead their bitter enemy by three points and have played a game less.
Win and Los Merengues will be six points clear ahead of Barca’s tricky trip to take on Villarreal at El Madrigal on Sunday. However, the league leaders have fitness concerns heading into Saturday, particularly concerning defenders Sergio Ramos and Pepe, as well as forward Gareth Bale.
Before a closer look at the team news, below is the schedule and viewing details:
Date: Saturday, January 7
Time: 12 p.m. (GMT), 7 a.m. (ET)
TV Info: Sky Sports 2, beIN Sports
Live Stream: Sky Go, fuboTV
One player sure to be fresh for the game is Real’s attacking talisman Cristiano Ronaldo. The prolific powerhouse was rested for the club’s Copa del Rey match in Sevilla, according to ESPN FC’s Dermot Corrigan.
Speaking after the 3-0 win on Wednesday, manager Zinedine Zidane confirmed Ronaldo will be involved for the resumption of the league program, per Corrigan: