Shakhtar Donetsk vs Real Madrid 2022/23: Team news, predicted line-ups & kick off time
Real Madrid face Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday knowing that a win would see them qualify for the knockout round of the competition with two games to spare.
Los Blancos secured a 2-1 victory against the Ukrainian side at the Bernabéu last week as first-half goals from Rodrygo and Vinicius Junior were enough to secure the three points and send them five points clear at the top of Group F. Shakhtar are second in the group with four points, one point ahead of third-placed RB Leipzig.
Here’s everything you need to know about the clash.
Carlo Ancelotti has a relatively full strength squad with Courtois and Ceballos the only two absentees.
As for Shakhtar, Viktor Korniienko is the only unavailable player.
📃 Squad list for Tuesday’s match against Shakhtar Donetsk. Players NOT called up:
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Real Madrid (4-3-3):
Vazquez — Nacho — Rüdiger — Mendy
Camavinga — Tchouaméni — Kroos
Hazard — Benzema — Rodrygo
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
Real Madrid will be taking on the Ukrainian side on Tuesday night (11 October) at 21:00 CEST.