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Projected lineups: Atlético de Madrid vs Real Madrid, Champions League 2015

Real Madrid look to end their six-game skid against Atlético with Ancelotti's favorite lineup.

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First leg of the Champions League Quarterfinals at the Vicente Calderón. As always, Real Madrid will be looking to add a couple of away goals that make things easier for the return leg. Neither Atlético nor Real have significant injuries.

Atlético de Madrid: Oblak; Juanfran, Miranda, Godín, Jesús Gámez; Arda Turan, Mario Suárez, Gabi, Koke; Griezmann, Mandzukic.
• OUT: --
• Questionable: Raúl García (arm)

It will be fairly easy for Simeone to pick his starting XI. Jesús Gámez will likely play on the left, meaning that Gareth Bale might be able to harm Atlético's flank. Mario Suárez and Tiago will be fighting for one spot in the midfield, as Koke, Gabi and Arda's spots are a lock.

Real Madrid: Casillas; Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Modrić, James Rodríguez; Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo.
• OUT: --
• Questionable: --

Ancelotti will be able to count on everybody on the roster for almost the first time this season, but that will not bring many changes to the team's starting XI. After playing 90 minutes against Eibar on Saturday, Isco will remain on the bench and could play a big role as a game-changer. Gareth Bale has recovered from his foot injury and will start alongside the rest of the BBC.

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