Champions League: Real Madrid vs Juventus: Team news, injuries, possible lineups


Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid will on Wednesday night clash with Juventus at the Santiago Bernabeu in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals match.

Zidane’s men won the first leg 3-0 in Turin last week, thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace and Marcelo’s goal.

The Cup holders’ heads into this game after their 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid in the La Liga at the weekend.

The Los Blancos are currently occupying the fourth position in the Spanish topflight league table with 64 points from 31 games.

Apart from captain, Sergio Ramos, who will not feature for the host, Zidane has no injury worries in his squad ahead of the encounter.

Meanwhile, Massimiliano Allegri’s Juventus heads into this clash on form after defeating Benevento 4-2 in an away Serie A fixture on Saturday.

Allegri’s men will hope to perform a magic against the La Liga champions in Spain so as to qualify for the semi-finals of the competition.

No team has ever overturned a 3-0 home defeat in the history of the competition and the Old Lady’s task is even harder with Paulo Dybala and Rodrigo Bentancur suspended.

Juve are currently occupying the number one position of the Italian topflight league table with 81 points from 31 games.

Real Madrid potential starting XI:

Navas; Carvajal, Nacho, Varane, Marcelo; Casemiro, Modric, Kroos; Ronaldo, Benzema, Isco.

Juventus potential starting XI:

Buffon; De Sciglio, Chiellini, Barzagli, Lichtsteiner; Khedira, Matuidi, Marchisio, Mehdi Benatia, Cuadrado, Higuain.

The kick off time for the match is 7:45pm.


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