Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid Match Preview
Clash of the European supergiants as the Italian gaffer faces his old club.
Five-time Champions League winner Bayern Munich host 11-time winner Real Madrid in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 8. This isn’t the draw that either team would’ve wanted. Both would’ve surely preferred to see themselves in the semi-finals at the earliest.
However, Champions League is quite unpredictable, so you have to jump over these obstacles.
There is a good news for Ancelotti as Bayern’s No. 1 Manuel Neuer resumed full team training on Monday. The goalkeeper returned to the training ground after undergoing a minor foot operation at the end of March. Neuer is likely to feature as Custodian against the Spanish Giants.Carlo Ancelotti will be without Mats Hummels, who sustained an injury during training on Sunday, while Thomas Muller is still doubtful.
Carlo Ancelotti will be without Mats Hummels, who sustained an injury during training on Sunday, while Thomas Muller is still doubtful.
Possible line up (4-2-3-1): Neuer- Lahm – Martinez – Boateng – Alaba- Alonso – Vidal; Robben – Thiago – Costa; Lewandowski.
Injured or Suspended: Mats Hummels (Ankle), Thomas Muller (Ankle), Manuel Neuer (Calf, Foot), Robert Lewandowski (Shoulder).
Things are not going according to plan for Real Madrid, Right-back Daniel Carvajal trained individually on Monday according to Real Madrid, if he’s unable to play then he would join the likes of Pepe (broken ribs) and Raphael Varane (torn muscle).
Possible line up (4-3-3): Navas- Carvajal – Ramos – Nacho – Marcelo; Modric – Casemiro – Kroos- Bale – Benzema – Ronaldo.
Injured or Suspended: Raphael Varane (Torn Muscle), Pepe (Broken Rib)
Date & Time: 12/4/2017 – 20:45 CET, 12:15 am IST(next day)
Venue: Allianz Arena
Stream Link: ronaldo7.net
Broadcast: bein Sports, Sky Sports, Ten 2.