Posted On Saturday, 13th April 2013
Real Madrid will be without midfielder Michael Essien and several other players for the Spanish league game at Athletic Bilbao.
The Ghanaian utility player was left out of Madrid’s squad for Sunday’s match because of a knee muscle problem.
Madrid will also be missing defender Alvaro Arbeloa, midfielder Mesut Ozil , and back-up playmaker Kaka, who are all out because of injury.
Madrid trails Barcelona by 13 points and is focusing on its Champions League campaign.
The team plays Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of the semifinals on April 24.