Fresh off the back of winning the Supercopa de Espana, Real Madrid are in Copa del Rey action this Thursday evening as they face Elche in the last 16 of the competition at the Estadio Martinez Valero. Los Blancos beat Los Franjiverdes 2-1 away from home when the two sides met in LaLiga Santander earlier this season, so Carlo Ancelotti will be hoping for a similar result. Stay with us for all the build-up to Elche vs Real Madrid and then updates from the match itself.
Elche vs Real Madrid – LIVE SCORE: 0-0
This is the start of our Elche vs Real Madrid live blog, with updates from this last-16 Copa del Rey tie following on from here. As always, the entries nearest the top are the most recent ones.
15:00 GMT: Elche vs Real Madrid predicted line-ups
Elche’s predicted line-up (4-4-2): Axel Werner; Helibelton Palacios, Gonzalo Verdu, Diego Gonzalez, Johan Mojica; Josan, Raul Guti, Gerard Gumbau, Fidel Chaves; Guido Carrillo, Lucas Perez.
Real Madrid’s predicted line-up (4-3-3): Andriy Lunin; Lucas Vazquez, Nacho Fernandez, David Alaba, Ferland Mendy; Fede Valverde, Casemiro, Toni Kroos; Rodrygo Goes, Luka Jovic, Vinicius Junior.
15:00 GMT: Where to watch Elche vs Real Madrid
This Copa del Rey last-16 tie between Elche and Real Madrid will take place this Thursday, January 20, at 18:00 GMT. For those living in the USA you can watch the game live on ESPN+, while for those living in the UK the match will be broadcast live on Premier Sports 1.