Real Madrid host Paris Saint-Germain in what will be a crucial match for Los Blancos, who know that the Champions League is the only title they can win this season. Dani Carvajal is suspended and Zidane will have to trust Nacho, but the rest of the starters are available and the BBC of Benzema, Bale and Ronaldo will be expected to start.
Real Madrid: Navas; Nacho, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Casemiro, Kroos, Modrić; Bale, Ronaldo, Benzema
Out: Carvajal (suspended), Vallejo (hamstring)
Doubtful: Ceballos (ankle)
- Added to squad since group stage: none
Paris: Areola; Dani Alves, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Berchiche; Verratti, Diarra, Rabiot; Mbappé, Cavani, Neymar
Out: Motta (fitness)
Doubtful: Kurzawa (thigh)
Added to squad since group stage: Lassana Diarra
Real Madrid should try to take advantage of their midfield line, where Kroos and Modric should be capable of controlling the game against Diarra, Verratti and Rabiot. Still, all 11 players on Real’s lineup will have to work defensively if they want to contain Mbappe, Cavani and Neymar.
HOW TO WATCH, STREAM CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Time: 20:45 CET, 02:45pm EST, 11:45am Pacific.
Venue: Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain.
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