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Shakhtar Donetsk vs Real Madrid Champions League 2022, Team News, Possible XI

Real Madrid might be trying to stable their location withinside the Champions League spherical of sixteen with video games to spare as they tackle Shakhtar Donetsk for a 2d time in a week.

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Real Madrid UCL Round 4

Shakhtar Donetsk host Real Madrid on Tuesday with the present-day UEFA Champions League titleholders’ pinnacle of Group F with 3 wins from 3 at the same time as the Ukrainians are 2d with 4 factors from a probable nine.

Real Madrid is on hearthplace on this institution level as they received every recreation they played; while the Ukrainian team, even though presently in 2d location with four factors, has moved its domestic floor to Poland because of the strugglefare strugglefare with Russia and hopes to rescue at the least one factor from this match, a challenge that could growth its probabilities of qualifying for the spherical of sixteen.

Match Information

  • Competition: Champions League
  • Round: 4
  • Stadium: Donbass Arena
  • Temp: 10°C
  • Referee: Orel Grinfeld
  • Group: F

TV Channels

  • TV2 Sport Premium 2 HD
  • Arena Sport 1 HD Serbia
  • Digi Sport 2 HD Romania
  • beIN Sports FR HD 3
  • Cosmote Sport 5 HD
  • Arena Sport 3 HD Croatia
  • M. Liga de Campeones
  • Canal + Sport 4 Afrique
  • Polsat Sport Premium 1 HD
  • Sky Sport Football Italia
  • Max Sport 4 HD
  • BT Sport Extra 6
  • Eleven Sports 4 HD portugal
  • Tring Sport 3 HD
  • SuperSport Variety 2
  • M+ Liga de Campeones Bar

Team News

Real Madrid have been boosted by the return of Lucas Vazquez from a groin problem, while Luka Modric is back in the squad, having missed out against Osasuna due to a hip problem.

Modric could start on the bench despite his return to fitness, with Federico Valverde potentially moving back into a midfield role to allow Rodrygo to play alongside Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior in attack.

Thibaut Courtois is out with the back problem that forced him to miss out at the weekend, though, so there is again likely to be a start between the sticks for Andriy Lunin.

Eder Militao should return in the middle of the defence at the expense of Antonio Rudiger, while Eduardo Camavinga is fit despite emerging as a doubt when he missed Monday’s training session.

Dani Ceballos, though, is unavailable for selection due to a hamstring issue.

As for Shakhtar, Viktor Kornienko is a long-term absentee due to a serious knee injury, but the visitors are otherwise in good shape heading into this match.

There will be a couple of changes from the side that took to the field for the first whistle in the league last time out, with Lucas Taylor and Marian Shved set to come back in.

Danylo Sikan scored three times against Metalist and is expected to feature at centre-forward, while the in-demand Mudryk is set to play off the left for the Ukrainian giants.

Predicted Starting XI

Real Madrid predicted starting lineup: Lunin; Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Mendy; Valverde, Tchouameni, Kroos; Rodrygo, Benzema, Vinicius

Shakhtar Donetsk predicted starting lineup: Trubin; Taylor, Bondar, Matviyenko, Konoplya; Shved, Bondarenko, Stepanenko, Sudakov, Mudryk; Sikan