MADRID, SANTIAGO BERNABEU -- Both teams have released their official lineups for the return leg of the Champions League Semifinals that will hand a ticket to Milan to play for the biggest trophy in the world of football and maybe of sports.
Real Madrid Starting XI: Navas, Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Marcelo, Kroos, Modric, Isco, Bale, Jesé, Ronaldo.
Manchester City Starting XI: Hart, Sagna, Otamendi, Kompany, Clichy, Fernando, Fernandinho, Touré, De Bruyne, Navas, Agüero.
As expected, Zinedine Zidane has replaced Casemiro's presence in the midfield with a more possession-oriented midfielder in Isco Alarcón. Some reports suggested that Jesé was going to make the Starting XI and not Lucas Vázquez, and that's happened. Jesé will most likely play as Madrid's main striker with Cristiano Ronaldo on the left wing in his favorite role.
It will be extremely important for Madrid to keep a clean sheet if they want to reach the Final, as any scoring draw would get City to the Final.