Real Madrid VS Shakhtar Donetsk – Match Preview
Today Real Madrid makes their debut in the 2015/2016 Champions League. It will be critical to win the Group and face the runners-up in the Round of 16 not just to have a superior shot at the mainland title additionally with a specific end goal to facilitate their timetable next February. It will all begin against Shakhtar. The Ukrainian side will visit the Bernabéu wanting to at any rate get a point. In this transfer window they sold Adriano and Douglas Costa, however, they are familiar to losing their essential players quite a long time after year and they generally discover quality substitution all the while, as Rafa clarified in public interview. All the more significantly, their manager Lucescu is an extremely experienced chief in charge of transforming Shakhtar into a true blue risk in European football.
“They’re a brilliant team. I said that it wouldn’t be a simple gathering. They have a Coach with a considerable measure of experience who gets the best out of his players. They have players with capacity, pace, and quality. In case we’re not engaged and think little of them, they’ll be extreme,” said Rafa during his pre-match question and answer session.
“They’re a group that I’d compared with Galatasaray, a side with quality players who can make life exceptionally troublesome for you when they’re on their match. Will be exceptionally extreme adversaries. We’re Madrid and we’re playing at the Bernabéu. The test is to start our Champions League battle and do as such on a positive note. We’ll hope to put in a decent performance, in order to get the win,” he included.
On the other hand the first run through in six years, Shakhtar Donetsk come into the Champions League without having won their local association, missing out to Dynamo Kiev in the Ukrainian Premier League interestingly since the 2008-09 season.
Passing up a major opportunity for the class title sure that Shakhtar needed to experience the last round of qualifying and a playoff to achieve the group stage this season, crushing Fenerbahce and Rapid Wien on their way. Donetsk completed as runners-up in their gathering last season, however were whipped by Bayern Munich in their round of 16 match, losing 7-0 in the second leg of the tie in the wake of holding the German champions to a goalless draw on home soil.
Real Madrid wants to continue their winning streak in La-Liga also in Champions League in order to make the solid presence in European competition.
Possible line-up against Shakhtar Donetsk:
Kylor Navas, Dani Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Varane, Marcelo, Isco, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Gareth Bale, Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo.