(Sporting Alert) — Luka Modric comes into the Real Madrid starting lineup for tonight’s Champions League semi-final clash with Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park.
The Croatian international is the only adjustment to starting side manager Jose Mourinho announced would have started on Tuesday, with Angel Di Maria, who only joined up with the team today, the man missing out.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been in fantastic goalscoring form in the Champions League this season and will be one of the main threats for the home side tonight.
Meanwhile, Mario Gotze, who will leave the club at the end of the season to join Bayern Munich, start tonight for Borussia Dortmund, who will be hoping to take a leg after the first leg to Spain.
Borussia Dortmund v Real Madrid
Borussia Dortmund: Weidenfeller, Piszczek, Subotic, Hummels, Schmelzer, Bender, Gundogan, Blaszczykowski, Gotze, Reus, Lewandowski
Subs: Langerak, Kehl, Leitner, Sahin, Grosskreutz, Schieber, Felipe Santana
Real Madrid: Diego Lopez, Sergio Ramos, Varane, Pepe, Fabio Coentrao, Khedira, Alonso, Ozil, Modric, Ronaldo, Higuain
Subs: Casillas, Kaka, Benzema, Albiol, Callejon, Di Maria, Nacho
Referee: Bjorn Kuipers (Holland)
Real Madrid v Borussia Dortmund Live TV Channels
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