Dream11 Fantasy Soccer: Manchester City v. Real Madrid Preview

Dream11 Fantasy Soccer: Manchester City v. Real Madrid Preview

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Manchester City hold a slim 2-1 lead following the result in the first leg, though those two goals might turn out to be extremely valuable because both were scored away. As such, they could still reach the next stage with a 1-0 loss or a 1-1 draw. That said, they can't get complacent. Real Madrid are a completely different team compared to the side that faced the Citizens earlier this year, as they pulled off a stunning comeback to win the 2019-20 Liga title. Manchester City might have the edge on paper, but it would be a mistake to write Real Madrid off, especially considering the difference in the score is minimal.

Team News

Manchester City

OUT: Sergio Aguero (knee), Benjamin Mendy (suspension)

Doubtful: None

Real Madrid

OUT: Sergio Ramos (suspension), Mariano Diaz (illness)

Doubtful: Marcelo (hamstring), Eden Hazard (muscular)

Expected Lineups

Manchester City: Ederson; Kyle Walker, Fernandinho, Aymeric Laporte, Joao Cancelo; Kevin De Bruyne, Rodrigo, Ilkay Gundogan; Riyad Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling

Real Madrid: Thibaut Courtois; Dani Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Eder Militao, Ferland Mendy; Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Eden Hazard, Vinicius Junior; Karim Benzema

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Juan Pablo Aravena
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