Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid 2023/24 Champions League final: Team news, predicted line-ups & kick off time

European glory will be on the line at Wembley this Saturday evening as the 14-time Champions League winners, Real Madrid, face off against Borussia Dortmund in the 2023-24 final.

Real Madrid are looking to claim the European Champion Clubs’ Cup for a record 15th time, while Borussia Dortmund aim to end a 27-year drought and secure their second Champions League title.

Carlo Ancelotti’s men secured their place in this year’s final after a dramatic second-leg comeback against Bayern Munich, while Edin Terzic’s squad booked their spot at Wembley by triumphing over Paris Saint-Germain in the semi-finals.

Here’s everything you need to know about the clash.

Team news

Carlo Ancelotti will be without the services of David Alaba who is recovering from an ACL injury. Tchouaméni is also out with a metatarsal injury.

Andriy Lunin hasn’t trained with the team for five days now after catching a flu and looks set to start the final on the bench.

As for Borussia Dortmund, Ramy Bensebaini and Julien Duranville are out through injury. Sebastian Haller remains a doubt but has been included in the squad.

Predicted line-ups

Real Madrid (4-3-1-2):

Courtois

Carvajal — Rüdiger — Nacho — Mendy

Valverde — Camavinga — Kroos

Bellingham

Rodrygo — Vinicius

Borussia Dortmund (4-2-3-1):

Kobel

Ryerson — Hummels — Schlotterbeck — Maatsen

Sabitzer — Can

Sancho — Brandt — Adeyemi

Fullkrug

Head-to-head results

Real Madrid: 3 Wins
Draws: 2
Borussia Dortmund: 1 Win

Last meeting: Real Madrid 3-2 Borussia Dortmund.

Kick-off time

Real Madrid will be facing Borussia Dortmund on Saturday evening (01 June) at 21:00 CET.

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