Possible Real Madrid XI vs Liverpool in Champions League first leg

Real Madrid take on Liverpool in the Champions League round of 16 at Anfield on Tuesday night.

The reigning European champions will be without key midfielders Aurélien Tchouaméni and Toni Kroos due to illness.

Luka Modric, Eduardo Camavinga and Dani Ceballos are now set to play in midfield against Jurgen Klopp’s side.

The Madrid back four is expected to be Dani Carvajal on the right, Eder Militao and Antonio Rüdiger in the heart of defence, and David Alaba on the left.

Karim Benzema is in the Madrid squad and is set to start in attack on the night. Fede Valverde will play on the right, with Vinícius on the left.

Possible Real Madid XI vs Liverpool

AS report that the following Madrid XI will start at Anfield:

Courtois – Carvajal, Militao, Rüdiger, Alaba – Modric, Camavinga, Ceballos – Valverde, Benzema, Vinícius.

Kickoff at Anfield gets underway at 8pm (local time).

Kieran Quaile | GSFN

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