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Real Madrid call up Ramos, Benzema for Sporting Lisbon clash

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Madrid, Nov 21 (IANS) Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has called up the same football squad that played the Madrid derby against Atletico Madrid, including Sergio Ramos and Karim Benzema, for the UEFA Champions League match against Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday.

After recocering from their respective injuries, Ramos and Benzema are ready to play on Tuesday in round five of the Champions League group stage, reports Efe.

Pepe and Casemiro remained in Madrid where they will continue to recover, while Toni Kroos will not be able to play before 2017 and Morata is expected to return back by the start of the FIFA Club World Cup in mid-December.

--IANS

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