Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior
An examination of the Opta data presents an unflattering picture of Marcelo's claim to a Real Madrid starting berth.
Girona's Eusebio Sacristan appeared to make a tactical tweak to target Real Madrid defender Marcelo, but he denied that was his intention.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos will make his 600th appearance for the club on Wednesday, and he earned praise from coach Santiago Solari.
Gareth Bale and Marcelo were named on the bench for Real Madrid, while Diego Godin and Saul Niguez returned to bolster Atletico Madrid.
Former Atletico Madrid midfielder Bernd Schuster has advised Alvaro Morata against joining Atletico Madrid.
Karim Benzema is struggling with a broken finger, but Santiago Solari says it will not keep him out of Saturday's clash with Sevilla.
Santiago Solari hopes Gareth Bale will be back to full fitness quickly following his latest injury setback.
Jose Mourinho was sacked by Manchester United on Tuesday, but Marcelo at Real Madrid still holds him in high regard.
Linked with Juventus, Marcelo said he had never thought about a Real Madrid exit.
Real Madrid miss Cristiano Ronaldo after his departure to Juventus, according to full-back Marcelo.