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Real Madrid star Marcelo denied the Champions League holders have an attitude problem after sinking to a new European low.
Experienced left-back Marcelo is set for an indefinite lay-off after hurting his hamstring in Real Madrid's dispiriting El Clasico loss.
Eight Real Madrid players were nominated for the 2018 Ballon d'Or, but they could not save Julen Lopetegui. We assess their performances.
Barcelona are unchanged for the Clasico, while Real Madrid are boosted by Marcelo's presence in their XI after a midweek scare.
Marcelo hit out at the media in defence of under-fire boss Julen Lopetegui following Tuesday's Champions League win.
Real Madrid celebrated a vital win over Viktoria Plzen, but Julen Lopetegui's men delivered another shaky display at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Julen Lopetegui's future at Real Madrid is in doubt after a home loss to Levante, but the players remain loyal to their boss.
Real Madrid failed to get their season back on track as they fell at home to Levante, piling the pressure on Julen Lopetegui.
Real Madrid are set for a timely fitness boost after the international break, with full-back Marcelo close to 100 per cent.
The final batch of nominees for the Ballon d'Or include Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.