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Real Madrid Vs. Manchester City, Champions League 2012: Match Thread, Varane Starting

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José Mourinho has surprised everyone with his starting lineup. He has decided to give the edge to Marcelo, Varane, Essien and Higuaín instead of Coentrao, Ramos, Ózil or Benzema.

Real Madrid starting XI: Casillas, Arbeloa, Pepe, Varane, Marcelo, Xabi Alonso, Khedira, Essien, Di María, Cristiano Ronaldo and Higuaín.

Manchester City starting XI: Hart, Maicon, Kompany, Nastasic, Clichy, Touré, Barry, García, Silva, Nasri and Tévez.

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