Real Madrid will clash with RB Leipzig on Wednesday at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium for the second match of the UEFA Champions League group stage. Los Blancos will gear up to record their eight straight wins on all fronts after they opened their UEFA campaign by defeating Celtic 3-0 last week. On the other hand, the visitors suffered a disappointing 4-1 defeat against Shakhtar Donetsk on match day 1.
Real Madrid Vs RB Leipzig: Talking Tactics
Carlo Ancelotti will opt for the 4-3-3 formation and is expected to make some changes to his first XI in this game. Both Mariano Diaz and Luka Modric will play from the start as Eden Hazard and Dani Ceballos are to take a spot on the bench.
Marco Rose will utilise the 4-2-3-1 formation with Timo Werner leading the charge up top while Christopher Nkunku and Dominik Szoboszlai provide support from the wide areas. Emil Forsberg is likely to continue in the number 10 position for his side while Willi Orban forms the centre-half partnership with Abdou Diallo in the backline.
Los Blancos will remain without Karim Benzema and Eder Militao for this clash due to injuries. Furthermore, Alvaro Odriozola and Lucas Vasquez will also miss out due to the former being assessed for a muscular issue and the latter suffering a thigh problem.
Real Madrid Predicted XI
Courtois; Carvajal, Rudiger, Alaba, Mendy; Modric, Tchouameni, Kroos; Valverde, Diaz, Vinicius
As for the German outfit, Lukas Klostermann and Dani Olmo will miss the European contest through injury, but the visitors otherwise remain in strong shape heading into the clash against the European Champions.
RB Leipzig Predicted XI
Gulacsi; Simakan, Orban, Diallo, Raum; Laimer, Schlager; Nkunku, Forsberg, Szoboszlai; Werner
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