Actual Madrid will look to make it back-to-back over Shakhtar Donetsk when the 2 sides meet within the Champions League on Tuesday.
Los Blancos secured a 2-1 victory on the Bernabeu final week as first-half targets from Rodrygo and Vinicius Junior have been sufficient to safe the three factors and ship them 5 factors clear on the high of Group F.
One other win right here would ebook Carlo Ancelotti’s aspect a spot within the subsequent spherical, however Shakhtar put up a great struggle final day out and have confirmed greater than able to upsetting the chances.
Here is all it’s essential to learn about this Champions League conflict.
Shakhtar vs Actual Madrid H2H outcomes
Present Kind (Final 5 Video games)
Shakhtar Donetsk staff information
Shakhtar have not performed since their journey to the Bernabeu and so their squad is predicted to be the identical, with Viktor Kornienko the one absentee.
Shakhtar Donetsk Beginning 11 (4-1-4-1): Trubin; Taylor, Bondar, Matviyenko, Konoplya; Stepanenko; Shved, Bondarenko, Sudakov, Mudryk; Zubkov
Bench: Pyatov, Shevchenko, Kozik, Kryvtsov, Mykhaylichenko, Djurasek, Kryskiv, Ocheretko, Petryak, Topalov, Sikan, Traore
Actual Madrid staff information
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois stays out with a again downside, with the Clasico towards Barcelona on Sunday seen because the likeliest return date for the Belgian.
Karim Benzema was given a relaxation towards Getafe on the weekend as Actual look to handle his load following his return to motion. He is anticipated to begin however, with Barcelona on the horizon, will doubtless not end the sport. That fixture might additionally provoke some rotation right here.
A hamstring downside retains Dani Ceballos on the sidelines.
Actual Madrid Beginning XI (4-3-3): Lunin; Vazquez, Rudiger, Alaba, Mendy; Camavinga, Tchouameni, Kroos; Rodrygo, Benzema, Vinicius
Bench: Canizares, Pineiro, Nacho, Militao, Vallejo, Odriozola, Modric, Hazard, Asensio, Mariano.
Calling them weak could be a stretch, however there is no denying that Actual Madrid aren’t at their finest proper now. They’ve solely simply saved their first La Liga clear sheet of the marketing campaign, are lacking their goalkeeper and their star ahead is not totally match.
That being stated, they’re nonetheless the heavy favourites towards Shakhtar.
A weakened Actual squad flexed their dominance when these two sides met final week, however Shakhtar gave an important account of themselves. 2-1 was a good consequence then, and it will be on this one as properly.
Prediction: Shakhtar Donetsk 1-2 Actual Madrid