Hazard and Varane out of the squad for game at Athletic
Real Madrid will not be able to count on two of their starters for the trip to San Mames. Both Eden Hazard and Raphael Varane have been left out of the matchday squad.
They are two important absentees for the French coach. Hazard has still got issues with his right ankle and there is no exact date for his return.
Zidane warned that he hopes to count on the Belgian footballer before the season's out, but could not confirm it. The aim is for him to be 100% fit for the Champions League second leg against Manchester City.
Raphael Varane will not be at San Mames either. The central defender took a ball to the head against Getafe and he has still not recovered from it.
None of the two players were in this Saturday's training session which indicated that they would not travel to Bilbao.
The full list is as follows: Courtois, Areola, Altube; Carvajal, Militao, Ramos, Marcelo, Mendy, Javi Hernández; Kroos, Modric, Casemiro, Valverde, Isco; Benzema, Bale, Lucas Vázquez, Jovic, Asensio, Brahim, Mariano, Vinicius and Rodrygo.