Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk 2022/23: Team news, predicted line-ups & kick off time

Real Madrid are back in Champions League action at the Bernabéu on Wednesday where they’ll be looking to return to winning ways after their disappointing 1-1 draw with Osasuna.

Carlo Ancelotti’s men sit top of their group with six points having beaten Celtic and RB Leipzig in their opening two European matches. Shakhtar Donetsk currently occupy the second spot in the group, having claimed four points from their first two games.

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

Team news

Luka Modric and Lucas Vazquez are both fit and have made the squad. Thibaut Courtois and Dani Ceballos are the only absentees for Carlo Ancelotti.

As for Shakhtar, Viktor Korniienko is the only absentee.

Predicted line-ups

Real Madrid (4-3-3):


Carvajal — Militao — Alaba — Mendy

Valverde — Tchouaméni — Kroos

Rodrygo — Benzema — Vinicius

Shakhtar Donetsk (4-5-1):


Taylor — Bondar — Matviyenko — Konoplya

Shved — Bondarenko — Stepanenko — Sudakov — Mudryk


Head-to-head results (Last Five Games)

Real Madrid: 3 Wins
Shakhtar Donetsk: 2 Wins
Draws: 0

Kick-off time

Real Madrid will be taking on the Ukrainian side on Wednesday night (05 October) at 21:00 CEST.

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