Real Madrid-Leipzig, lineup: big surprise, Ancelotti decides for a star!


By: Manu Tournoux

Real Madrid welcomes RB Leipzig in the round of 16 second leg of the Champions League this Wednesday (9 p.m.). Here is the expected line-up for the Madrid club.

Three weeks after their happy victory in Germany (1-0), Real Madrid meets RB Leipzig to finish the job and punch their ticket to the quarter-finals of the Champions League (kick-off at 9 p.m., this Wednesday )0

A meeting that Carlo Ancelotti approaches with the greatest vigilance. “It’s an important opportunity to progress in a very special competition for us, we have to give the best of ourselves because the game is not over”warned the Italian, while calling on his team to ” will play (her) best level from the first to the last minute ».

Ancelotti strong choice for Bellingham

With which eleven will Real present themselves at the Bernabeu this Wednesday evening? According to the latest reports from the Spanish press, Ancelotti should concoct what is similar to his typical team of the moment. Uncertainty hovers around the tenure of Jude Bellingham. The English superstar risks a suspension in the event of a warning, but Ancelotti would be very inclined to start his number 5.

For the rest, all executives are expected. Vinicius and Rodrygo should start in attack, while Camavinga is expected to play in midfield alongside Kroos and Valverde. The Nacho-Rüdiger experimental hinge should be continued, in an area where Tchouaméni is also starting to make its mark.

The expected line-up for Real Madrid : Lunin – Carvajal, Nacho, Rüdiger, Mendy – Camavinga, Kroos, Valverde, Bellingham – Vinicius, Rodrygo

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