clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

CONFIRMED lineups: Sporting Portugal vs Real Madrid, 2016 Champions League

New, comments

Vazquez starts.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Club Atletico de Madrid v Real Madrid CF - La Liga Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Real Madrid published their starting XI for the Champions League match against Sporting Portugal.

Sporting Portugal Starting XI (To Be Confirmed): Rui Patricio, Joao Pereira, Coates, Semedo, Zeegelar, Martins, Carvalho, Silva, Ruiz, Cesar, Dost.

Real Madrid Starting XI: Navas, Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo, Modric, Kovacic, Isco, Bale, Ronaldo, Lucas Vazquez.

It will be extremely important for Real Madrid to control the tempo of the game, contrary to what happened when Sporting visited the Bernabeu. The Portuguese side are a quality team capable of creating good scoring chances, but Madrid have more than enough tools to dismantle them and dominate the game if they play with composure. Zidane and his men must keep their momentum going after their 0-3 win against Atletico.

Available streaming: BeIN Sports Connect (Canada high-quality and legal stream, monthly subscription for every Real Madrid game, click here to sign up and for a special coupon for Managing Madrid users), Others.

Half-Time Show: