The team sheets are out, and Zinedine Zidane has been forced into making a big change up front in Real Madrid’s clash against Athletic Bilbao.

Gareth Bale does not feature in the top three of the side due to an injury relapse that could keep the Welshman out for quite some time. Mateo Kovacic gets a start in Bale’s place. Here is Real Madrid’s confirmed starting lineup.

Meanwhile, Athletic Bilbao manager Ernesto Valverde has made a number of changes to his starting XI against Real Madrid, in hopes of salvaging some points from the match at the Santiago Bernabeu. Here is the Athletic Bilbao lineup.

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