Tonight, Tuesday, Real Madrid will host Liverpool in the first leg of the 16th round of the UEFA Champions League.
The Real Madrid duo, German Toni Kroos and Frenchman Aurélien Choameni, were unable to play against Liverpool due to the flu (the common cold).
French left-back Ferland Mendy will also be out of Real Madrid’s game tonight due to injury.
On the other hand, Liverpool have recently re-engaged their Dutch defender Virgil van Dyk, as well as Brazilian Firmino and Portuguese Diogo Jota.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is expected to rely on the same team that beat Newcastle last Saturday.
Goalkeeper: Alisson Becker
Defensive Line: Alexander Arnold – Joe Gomez – Virgil Van Dyke – Andrew Robertson
Midfield: Fabinho – Jordan Henderson – Stefan Patic
Offensive line: Mohamed Salah – Diogo Jota (in case Darwin Nunez is not ready) – Cody Jacobo.
As for Real Madrid, they are expected to enter the match with the following squad:
Goalkeeper: Thibault Courtois
Defensive Line: Dani Carvajal – Antonio Rudiger – Edir Militao – David Alaba
Midfield: Eduardo Camavinga – Danny Ceballos – Luka Modric
Offensive line: Federico Valverde – Karim Benzema – Vinicius Junior.
Source: 90min + en.as.com