Real Madrid vs Tottenham Hotspur – All You Need To Know About The Champions League Match
Tottenham’s young squad faces its toughest test yet as they travel to face holders Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Two wins from two in Group H has put Mauricio Pochettino’s squad in the best possible position ahead of the double-header against the Spanish giants.
Anything more than two defeats will be considered a bonus before the trip to Dortmund in matchday five.
Gareth Bale is likely to miss the match against his former club through injury, but Luka Modric will feature.
Match Details :
Date :Tuesday,October 17.
Time : 19:45 BST/ 00:15 IST (Next Day)
Venue : Santiago Bernabeu.
TV Broadcast :BT Sport 2 (UK), Sony Ten Network (India)
Live Streaming Link : www.Ronaldo7.net
Team News :
Tottenham Hotspur : Jan Vertonghen is back after suspension but Dele Alli still has one game to serve.
Mousa Dembele is in contention to feature, but Victor Wanyama remains out along with Danny Rose and Erik Lamela.
Gareth Bale is in a race to be fit to face his former club after being struck down with an infection in the membrane around his heart.
Real Madrid : Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas is a doubt after suffering an adductor muscle injury on international duty, meaning Kiko Casilla could start on Tuesday.
Predicted line-ups :
Real Madrid starting XI: Casillas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Nacho; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Ronaldo, Isco, Benzema
Tottenham starting XI: Lloris; Vertonghen, Sanchez, Alderweireld; Aurier, Dier, Dembele, Davies; Eriksen, Kane, Son
Head to head :
Tottenham have faced Real Madrid just four times in their history; losing three times and drawing once.
The most recent games were in the Champions League seven years ago which saw the Spanish giants run out 4-0 winners on aggregate to reach the semi-finals.
Real Madrid 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur