Champions League Preview: Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich – everything you need to know

– Real Madrid host Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi finals

– Los Blancos hold a 2-1 aggregate first leg advantage over the Bavarians

– The winner of the tie will play either Liverpool or Roma in Kyiv

Real Madrid are just a step away from playing their fourth Champions League final in five years when they face Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

The first leg ended 2-1 in favour of Los Blancos at the Allianz Arena last week and both teams still stand a chance of qualifying to the final in Kyiv.

Both teams had injury causalities in the first leg as Isco and Dani Carvajal have been ruled out because of a shoulder and hamstring injuries respectively.

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Arjen Robben is yet to recover from a foot injury as the Dutchman is set to miss for the crucial fixture in the Spanish capital.

Marcelo and Marco Asensio got the goals for the Whites while Bayern’s only strike was converted by Joshua Kimmich.

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Zinedine Zidane will chasing his third successive Champions League title and yet another championship record in the elite competition.

On the other hand, Jupp Heynckes, whose team have a one goal-deficit to cancel will be looking to make the most of their chances in the return leg.

Predicted line up

Real Madrid: Navas, Nacho, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Modric, Casemiro; Vazquez, Ronaldo, Benzema.

Bayern Munich: Ulreich; Kimmich, Sule, Hummels, Rafinha; Tolisso, Thiago, Muller; Rodrigues, Ribéry, Lewandowski.

Venue: Santiago Bernabeu Stadium

Time: 7:45pm (Nigerian time)

Referee: Cuneyt Cakir (Turkey)

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Source: Naija.ng