Real Madrid host Inter Milan in the glamour match of this week’s Champions League offering.
The two European giants were expected to fight it out for top spot, yet both find themselves currently outside of the top two places following two games.
Real Madrid are bottom with just one point, while Borussia Monchengladbach edge out the Italians for second with Shakhtar Donetsk the surprise early leaders.
Zinedine Zidane continues to refer to each game as a “final” and while that is an exaggeration in most cases, this one isn’t far off given the slow start.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Group B fixture tonight:
When is it?
The match kicks off at 8pm BST this evening at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano in Madrid.
How can I watch it?
The game will air live on BT Sport ESPN, with coverage beginning at 8pm, immediately after Shakhtar Donetsk vs Borussia Monchengladbach. BT Sport subscribers can also stream the match live on the BT Sport website and app, where you an switch between all the games.
What is the team news?
Eder Militao is out after contracting Covid-19, Dani Carvajal, Nacho and Martin Odegaard are also out.
A thigh injury rules Romelu Lukaku out of this one. Alexis Sanchez is set to return from injury.
Courtois; Lucas Vazquez, Varane, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Casemiro, Modric; Asensio, Benzema, Hazard
Handanovic; D’Ambrosio, De Vrij, Bastoni; Hakimi, Brozovic, Vidal, Young; Barella; Sanchez, Lautaro Martinez
Real Madrid: 4/5
Inter Milan: 3/1
Real Madrid are in desperate need of a win here, failure to do so will put them in real jeopardy of failing to quality with the return fixture of these sides back in Italy.
The absent of Lukaku is a big blow for the Nerazzurri, but they will still possess danger to counter the Spaniards, with Conte likely to relish the tactical battle against Zidane.
Due to the urgency, we’re leaning towards Madrid squeezing out a close win.
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