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Legia Warsaw vs Real Madrid, 2016 Champions League: Projected Lineups and Team News

Plenty of rotations ahead for Zidane, even if he's forced to make them due to injuries.

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Real Madrid will play against Legia behind closed doors, a new situation for the players on this roster and something that could definitely affect the game.

Legia Projected XI: Malarz; Bereszyński, Pazdan, Rzeźniczak, Hloušek; Radović, Jodłowiec, Moulin, Odjidja, Guilherme; Nikolić

Out: none
Misses next match if booked: Bereszyński, Guilherme

Real Madrid Projected XI: Navas; Carvajal, Nacho, Varane, Danilo; Kroos, Kovacić, Isco, Bale, Ronaldo; Morata.

Out: Ramos (knee), Pepe (muscle problems), Modrić (knee), Casemiro (leg), Marcelo (flu), James (calf)

Coach Zinedine Zidane decided to keep both Marcelo and James out of the squad's list even though they were ready to play last weekend against Alaves.

The French coach could decide to start Morata upfront and give starter Karim Benzema some rest. Morata's form has been good lately and his quickness off the ball could be a very interesting asset to have away from the Bernabeu. Isco is expected to start in the midfield alongside Kroos and Kovacic, given Madrid's current lack of depth in the center of the field.

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