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REAL MADRID face Shakhtar Donetsk in Kiev looking for Champions League revenge.

The Spanish giants were stunned by this evening's opponents earlier in the tournament, but can all but book their place in the knockout stages with a win.

  • Start time: 5.55pm GMT
  • TV/Live stream free: BT Sport 1/BT Sport app, ee customers watch free
  • Real Madrid XI: Courtois, Lucas, Mendy, Nacho, Kroos, Varane, Modric, Odegaard, Rodrygo, Benzema, Asensio.

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    Eden Hazard's absence will be another blow to Real Madrid.

    Los Blancos already have a large injury list and will be without the Belgium international for up to four weeks after he suffered a small rupture in his right hamstring.


    Lunin, Altube, E.Militao, 12. Marcelo, 14. Casemior, 20. Vini Jr, 22. Isco, 24. Mariano, 30. Arribas, 32. Churst


    Shevchenko, Pyatov, Cipriano, Bolbat, Marcos, Dentinho, Solomon, Patrick, Maycon, Sudakov, Fernando


    1. Courtois, 5. R.Varane, 6. Nacho, 8. Kroos, 9. Benzema, 10. Modric, 11. Asensio, 17. Lucas.V, 21. Odegaard, 23. F.Mendy, 25. Rodrygo

    81. Trubin, 2. Dodo, 6. Stepanenko, 7. Taison, 10. Moraes, 11. Marlos, 14. Tete, 20. Kovalenko, 22. Matviienjo, 49. Vitao, 77. Bondar


    Real Madrid have been reminding fans of just what magic Luka Modric can produce against tonight's opponents.

    They dug out one of his goals from their Champions League winning season....


    Both sides are ready for a European night under the lights.

    It's a chilly -1 this evening in Ukraine...


    Here's how Group B currently looks.

    To everyone's surprise, Real Madrid and Inter Milan both found themselves occupying the bottom two spots last week.

    A win for Los Blancos over Inter saw them leapfrog tonight's opponents.


    Shakhtar Donetsk are raring to go and have shared an image of their dressing room.

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Andrea Pirlo: In my 1st season at Juve, we were behind Milan, but we took the title. Everything depends on us
The judge made two mistakes. De Gea was pushed and there was no foul on our cancelled-out goal. Solskjaer on the loss to Sheffield
Maguire on the defeat to Sheffield Wednesday: We gave the opponent two goals, we didn't play at the level we expected