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CONFIRMED lineups: Legia Warsaw vs Real Madrid, 2016 Champions League

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Attacking lineup.

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Real Madrid Starting XI: Navas, Carvajal, Varane, Nacho, Coentrao, Kroos, Kovacic, Bale, Morata, Ronaldo, Benzema.

Legia Warsaw Starting XI: To Be Confirmed

Zinedine Zidane has surprised the analysts by picking a very attacking-minded lineup. Morata, Bale, Ronaldo and Benzema are all going to start the match upfront, meaning that Madrid could play under a 4-2-4 formation unless Bale somehow slots into the midfield in what would be a strange 4-3-3 lineup.

It will be very important for Madrid to play with intensity because this lineup could easily have some problems containing Legia's efforts. All the attackers will need to work defensively in order to earn the three points and stay on top of the group.

If Zidane wants more control, he will have Lucas Vazquez and Isco sitting on the bench ready to play and change the course of the game, although the French coach probably expects to have the lead early in the game.

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