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Real Madrid vs Borussia Monchengladbach, 2020 Champions League: Predicted lineups

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Will Carvajal and Ramos start?

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Real Madrid host Borussia Monchengladbach in what is a decisive game in this Group Stage of the 2020-2021 edition of the Champions League. Los Blancos will secure their presence in the Round of 16 with a win and could even advance as winners of the group, so they have to take care of business and get that victory.

Sergio Ramos and Carvajal are back and will likely feature in the starting lineup tonight, given that neither Nacho nor Lucas Vazquez are ideal starters in such an important game.

Real Madrid predicted XI: Courtois, Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Mendy, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Vinicius, Vazquez, Benzema.

Gladbach predicted XI: Sommer; Lainer, Ginter, Kramer, Wendt; Zakaria, Neuhaus; Herrmann, Stindl, Thuram; Pléa.

If Carvajal features in the starting XI, coach Zinedine Zidane could very well decide to start Lucas Vazquez on the right side of Madrid’s offensive line to help him a little and improve Madrid’s defensive stability. If that’s the case, Vinicius and Benzema will need to play with creativity if Los Blancos want to win and get the three points tonight.

HOW TO WATCH, STREAM CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Date: 12/09/2020

Time: 21:00 CET (local time), 03:00pm EST.

Venue: Estadio Alfredo di Stefano, Madrid, Spain.

Available TV: TUDN (USA), Movistar Liga Campeones (Spain)

Available Streaming: TUDN.com (USA), Fubo.TV (USA).

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