Rodrygo ready to play against Atletico Madrid on the Copa del Rey.

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Rodrygo ready to play against Atletico Madrid on the Copa del Rey. Rodrygo Goes will be available for Thursday’s away game against Atletico Madrid, although the 23-year-old missed training on Wednesday.

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti confirmed that Rodrygo Goes is available as an option for the away game against Atletico Madrid on Thursday’s Copa del Rey Round of 16 stage. This, even though the 23-year-old forward missed practice last Wednesday.

Ancelotti is preparing to compete in another Madrid derby at the Copa del Rey on Thursday, but Rodrygo did not practice with his teammates on Wednesday due to… Muscle soreness from the 4-1 win over Barcelona in the Supercopa de Espana final. On Sunday, before ‘Ancelotti’ confirmed that the Brazilian offensive line was ready to play in the away game against the Atletico team. 

‘I need another day of low intensity. Tomorrow will be fine, Lucas Vazquez will be back on Friday, Rodrigo will be ready to play,’ Ancelotti said. ‘(Rodrigo) is doing very well. He is in good form. He was the referee in the Super Cup. He was in a good moment. He’s back to his best level.

Ancelotti also revealed that he intends to send his strongest team to face Atletico Madrid on Thursday. ‘I will choose the best team possible. Taking into account fatigue I will send the best team on the field.’