Following Real Madrid's 3-0 demolition of Atlético Madrid you'd be forgiven for writing off this tie as all but over.

With Los Blancos embroiled in a tight battle with Barcelona for the La Liga title you might even expect Zinédine Zidane to rest some players ahead of Sevilla's visit to the Bernabéu on Sunday, but the French manager's selection for last weekend's trip to Granada says otherwise.

Zidane made nine changes to the starting XI that lined-up against Diego Simeone's side last week, suggesting that Real were taking their rivals' chances of an incredible turnaround seriously.

Gareth Bale and Dani Carvajal have been ruled out for the visitors, with Isco and Danilo likely to deputise respectively, but other than those two injuries Real are at full strength.

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James Rodríguez made a case for his inclusion with two goals on Saturday against Tony Adams' already relegated side — his fifth in four games for the club — but we still expect Isco to get the nod ahead of the Colombian. The 25-year-old's lack of inclusion in the big matches continues to fuel Manchester United transfer rumours.

Should Real progress at the expense of their neighbours the 11-times European champions will be playing in their third final in four years. Despite their strong position from the first leg, we're predicting that Zidane will choose a line-up that guarantees they get there.

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