Real Madrid host Borussia Monchengladbach in a crunch Champions League clash later tonight and Los Blancos will be desperate to pick up a win at home.
Stadium: Santiago Bernabeu
Borussia Mönchengladbach have scored at least 2 goals in their last 5 matches (Champions League).
Real Madrid have conceded at least 2 goals in 6 of their last 7 matches (Champions League).
Real Madrid are third in the Group B standings and they need to win here in order to ensure their place in the knockout rounds of the competition.
The Spanish outfit have won just two of their five group games so far and the fans will be expecting a big performance from the players tonight.
Real Madrid will be without Eden Hazard, Federico Valverde, Luca Jovic and Mariano for today’s game due to injuries.
Thibaut Courtois, Dani Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Casemiro, Vinicius Jr, Karim Benzema, Marco Asensio
Borussia Monchengladbach are sitting on top of Group B right now and few would have expected them to be in this position after five games when the draws were made.
A draw will be enough to take the German side through to the knockout rounds of the competition but they will be playing for a win in order to go through as the group winners.
Qualification in Group B is still wide open with Shakhtar Donetsk level on points with Real Madrid and just one point behind Borussia Monchengladbach. Furthermore, Inter Milan are at the bottom of the group with five points and even they can qualify for the knockouts with a win provided the other results go their way.
Borussia Monchengladbach will be without Jonas Hoffman and Ramy Bensebaini.
Yann Sommer, Stefan Lainer, Matthias Ginter, Nico Elvedi, Oscar Wendt, Christoph Kramer, Florian Neuhaus, Valentino Lazaro, Lars Stindl, Marcus Thuram, Alassane Plea
Real Madrid : Draw : Borussia Mönchengladbach :: 1.66 : 4.00 : 5.00
Real Madrid have been quite unpredictable in the Champions League this season and Borussia Monchengladbach will fancy their chances of a win tonight.
There should be a close contest with both teams getting on the score sheet and cancelling each other out in the end.
Both teams to score
Real Madrid 2-2 Borussia Monchengladbach