The Champions League is back, week 1 of the 1st round is going to start from Tuesday. The best tournament in Europe is to offer few excited matches on the first day and Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk is one of them. The 10 times UCL winner is starting their campaign against Ukrainian Premier League runner up Shakhtar Donetsk at Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid, at 20:45 CET (local time).

Here is the Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk UEFA Champions League preview with free live stream, current form, team news, kick off time and expected lineup.

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk Match Preview UCL: Free Live Stream, Team News, Kick Off Time, Expected Squad and More

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk Match Preview UCL: Free Live Stream, Team News, Kick Off Time, Expected Squad and More

Real Madrid Current Form

Real Madrid is starting their UCL campaign with their new manager Rafael Benítez. After a shaky start in the La Liga, they find their feet in next two match up. Real Madrid, after the draw against Sporting Gijon, scored five and six goals against Real Betis and Esapnyol respectively, showed their dominance all over the game. Good news for the team, that they didn’t concede any goal and the trio BBC (Bale-Benzema-Cristiano) are all firing. Cristiano scored 5 goals and provided 1 assists for Benzema in the last game against Espanyol. Bale has started this campaign in a positive manner, apart from scoring he is creating chances for the team.

Shakhtar Donetsk Current Performance

Shakhtar played their UEFA Champions League qualifier against Fenerbahce, won 3-0 aggregate to qualify in the champions league. Shakhtar Donetsk already played 7 matches in Ukrainian League and managed to win 5 of them. They are now in second position with 16 points. They have scored 5 goals against Metalist Kharkiv in their last league match. Alex Teixeira has been in brilliant form, already scored 10 goals in 12 fixtures for them.

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk Preview: Team News and Expected Lineup

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Real Madrid Preview : Team News and Expected Lineup against Shakhtar Donetsk

For Real Madrid James Rodriguez and Danilo are out due their injury. Apart from those two remaining players are fit and ready to play in this fixture.

Real Madrid Expected Eleven (4-2-3-1): Navas, Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo, Kroos, Luca Modric, Isco, Bale, Benzema, Cristiano.

Shakhtar Donetsk Preview : Team News and Expected Lineup against Real Madrid

Shakhtar is getting their full team.
Shakhtar Donetsk (4-4-2): Pyatov, Kobin, Kucher, Rakits’kyy, Azevedo, Stepanenko, Fred, Taison, Teixeira, Marlos Gladkyy.

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk Free Live Stream, Match Time: Kick Off Time

When: 15 September, Tuesday at 20:45 (CET/Local time), 2:45 PM (ET), Wednesday – September 16, 12:15 AM (IST)
Where: Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid.

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Wrap Up

Facing Real Madrid in Santiago Bernabeu has been always a tricky task for any team. It’s expected that Shakhtar will take a defensive approach and grind out the result from it. Real Madrid and their Frontline are in destructive form right now, so the Ukrainian side will be punished for any kind of defensive error. We say, Real Madrid 3-1 Shakhtar Donetsk.

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