Bayern Munich and Real Madrid great favorites to the title of the Champions League, cross their paths again in the most repeated classic of European football in a duel to be played from the ] 3:45 p.m. (18:45 GMT) at the Allianz Arena, valid for the round of the semifinals.
The team of Zinedine Zidane which seeks to reach its third consecutive ear, managed in recent years to overcome the great challenge of what was his “black beast”, surpassing the Germans with five wins in recent precedents.
The last time was in 2017, with the Chilean Arturo Vidal as a protagonist in the German team, to score a goal and be expelled with controversy. On this occasion, the national midfielder will lose the rematch against the Madridistas, due to an injury that marginalized him for the rest of the season.
The meringues came to this instance after a controversial tie with Juventus, had overcome the overall score, but ended up with a last-minute criminal challenge and expulsion from the legendary Gianluigi Buffon.
For the clash, “Zizou” will once again rely on his main figure, Cristiano Ronaldo, as the Spanish team is bound to win the Champions League, after the failure in the league and the elimination against Leganés in the Copa del Rey.
The eleven of the French will be with K eylor Navas; Dani Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo; Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Isco Alarcon; Marco Asensio and Cristiano Ronaldo
For its part, the Munich side, despite the absence of “King Arthur”, arrives at the first leg semifinal match in an excellent moment of form, with the Bundesliga sentenced and having qualified for the final of the German Cup with a convincing win at home against Bayer Leverkusen (2-6).
The lineup by which Jupp Heynckes will bet to measure Real Madrid will be with the best has in the squad, in order to avoid the mishap suffered last season. The morbid will be with the presence of Colombian James Rodriguez, discarded by Zidane in Real Madrid.
The lineup will be with Sven Ulreich; Joshua Kimmich, Jerome Boateng, Mats Hummels, David Alaba; Javi Martínez, James Rodríguez; Arjen Robben, Thomas Müller, Franck Ribery; Robert Lewandowski
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