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UCL: Madrid vs FC.S.D

Real Madrid shared Group B with the Ukrainian champion Shakhtar Donetsk and they started their opening match at home in the context of a shock defeat to Cadiz, who recently promoted in La Liga. While Shakhtar was unbeaten in the last 5 matches and had just won Lviv 5-1 in the country. 

Martin Odegaard is expected to be absent on Wednesday and is also a doubt for the Clasico game this weekend and captain Sergio Ramos was forced out in the first half in Real Madrid's shock 0-1 defeat to Cadiz. , though as a precaution. With Barcelona arriving this weekend he could be spared midweek, Dani Carvajal, Álvaro Odriozola and Eden Hazard are still on the bench for Zinedine Zidane's side. Ferland Mendy played right-back for France during his international break and could be an option here as Carvajal and Odriozola are eliminated, however, Nacho is a more viable option. Real Madrid just lost 0-1 in La Liga before a newly promoted rookie, Cádiz, in the last round was full of surprises despite holding the ball 74% and having 13 shots. In the last 6 matches, they scored 7 goals while also conceding 5 times, Luka Jovic can assume the position of striker in this match. There have been more than 2.5 goals scored in the last 10/11 matches of Real Madrid (Champions League).

Moraes and Mykola Matvienko both tested positive for COVID-19 at the beginning of the month but will be available for selection before they meet Real Madrid but will they be ready by the time Shakhtar moves through Spain. still not clear. Valerii Bondar will kick in the defense if Matvienko is only absent, while Dentinho will lead the squad in the absence of Moraes and the Ukrainian club will certainly not have Maksym Malyshev, Ismaily and Serhii Kryvtsov, all four are traumatized. 19-year-old goalkeeper Anatolii Trubin will make his Champions League debut with Real Madrid everywhere, which will be a memorable night for the teenager even without fans. Shakhtar just won 5-1 against Lviv in their last match, in the last 6 matches they scored 22 times and conceded 7 times.