Crazy Ball – Real Madrid can count on Thibaut Courtois in the match against Cadiz this weekend, after he suffered an injury in the Belgian national team.
Coach Zinedine Zidane could also breathe a sigh of relief, watching Courtois progress following a muscle injury that forced him to leave the Belgian camp early. The prospects always look positive, even if he needs to return to Spain early for prevention.
Given his outstanding form and the tight schedule that El Real will have to tackle in the coming weeks, Zidane certainly doesn't want to lose his number one goalkeeper. Now, it is disclosed Marca, Los Blancos certainly don't need to worry about that.
Real Madrid is scheduled to meet the promoted team, Cadiz, on Saturday (17/10) this weekend, and Courtois is declared to be available for this match.
The former Atletico and Chelsea keeper is determined to keep the clean sheet record he has managed in three of the four games he has played so far.
Only in the match against Real Betis, a game which Madrid won 3-2, has the Belgian goalkeeper failed to keep his clean sheet this season.
Now, Courtois can certainly play to face Cadiz this weekend, before Madrid meet Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League group stage on October 21, and Barcelona in the LaLiga event four days later.
Belgium Loses Three Mainstay Goalkeepers
Previously it was reported that the 28-year-old Real Madrid goalkeeper was forced to miss the Belgian national team match against England, and his injury made Roberto Martinez's team suffer a goalkeeping crisis in the UEFA Nations League competition.
Moreover, Courtois is the third goalkeeper declared unable to defend Belgium in their international break this month. Moreover, he had left the Belgian camp ahead of the friendly against Ivory Coast, a few days before Belgium met England.
At that time, Courtois was diagnosed with a hip injury, even though Martinez had already lost Anderlecht goalkeeper Hendrik Van Crombrugge and Wolfsburg goalkeeper Koen Casteels this month. The two goalkeepers requested permission to remain at home, and are both expecting their son to be born.
Martinez then played Simon Mignolet in the match against Ivory Coast in Brussels. The 32-year-old former Liverpool and Sunderland goalkeeper joins two young goalkeepers who have never played for the senior national team, Davy Roef and Jens Teunckens.
Meanwhile, Courtois, finally did not play in the match against England with several other Belgian stars such as Toby Alderweireld, Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku and Axel Witsel.
Source: Real Madrid Will Be Strengthened by Thibaut Courtois This Weekend
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