UEFA Super Cup Real Madrid vs Sevilla preview

TheCardiffCityStadiuminWaleswillbeaperfectsettingforRealMadridsuperstarGarethBaletoprovehisworthasoneofworldsbestplayersashislosBlancostakeonSevillaintheUEFASuperCup。

ThereigningEuropaLeaguewinnersmaybetheunderdogshere,buttheywillattempttomakelifedifficultfortheirLaLigarivals。

RealMadridmayhavemissedoutontheleaguetrophylastterm,buttheCopadelReytitleandtenthEuropeanChampionsCupturnedtheseasonintoasuccess。

LosBlancoswastednotimeinfurtherreinforcingthesquad,splashingthecashofJamesRodriguez,ToniKroosandKeylorNavasthissummertocreateoneofthestrongestteamsever。

Moststarplayershavemissedmuchofthepre-seasonhavingtakenpartatthe2014WorldCup,butCarloAncelottihashintedthatallofthemwillbeinthestartingline-upagainstSevilla。

Withthatinmind,itishardlysurprisinglosBlancoshavebeenmade1。

44(4/9)favouritestowinthematchinregulationtime。

Afterrecoveringfrominjury,CristianoRonaldolookssettostartontheleftwing,withthePortuguesesuperstarpricedat1。

60(3/5)toscoreanytime。

JeseRodriguezandXabiAlonsomissoutthroughinjuryandsuspensionrespectively,whileAngelDiMariaisincontentionbutisunlikelytostart。

Probablestartingline-up(4-2-3-1):Casillas–Carvajal,Pepe,Ramos,Coentrao–Kroos,Modric–Bale,Rodriguez,Ronaldo–Benzema。

Sevilaexperiencedallsortsofproblemslastseason,buttheystillmanagedtoenjoyasuccessfulcampaign,finishingfifthinLaLigaandwinningtheEuropaLeaguetrophy。

Onceagain,theclubhaveseenanumberofstarplayersleaveasIvanRakitic,StephaneMBia,DiegoPerottiandMarkoMarinarenolongeratRamonSanchezPizjuan,buttheyhavemadesomedecentsigningsaswell。

IncameAleixVidal,DenisSuarez,IagoAspas,GrzegorzKrychowiakandAlejandroArribas,althoughitremainstobeseeniftheycanplayanimportantpartthisseason。

LosRojiblancosseemwellpreparedforthestartofthenewcampaignhavingrecorded2-0winsoverHertha,FenerbahceandCordobaintheirpreviousthreefixtures,buttheyare,nonetheless,5。

00(4/1)tolifttheSuperCuptrophy。

Full-backCokehasrecoveredfromanoseinjuryandheisexpectedtostart,butJaviVarasandPiotrTrochowskiarenotincontention。