Bale, Benzema injured ahead of Spanish Super Cup

Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale

Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale will miss the Spanish Super Cup after Real Madrid announced that both players are out with fitness problems.

The duo have not travelled to Saudi Arabia, where Madrid face Valencia in the semi-finals of a revised four-team tournament later.

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid play tomorrow with the final in Jeddah on Sunday.