<strong class='StrictlyAutoTagBold'><figcaption id=Manchester City v Real Madrid” title=”Manchester City v Real Madrid” width=”620″ height=”330″ class=”size-full wp-image-22597″ /> Manchester City v Real Madrid: Teams News

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema are all in Real Madrid starting line-up for the Champions League clash against Manchester City.

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Amongst those on the bench are Kaka and Mesut Ozil and are being backed to play some part as the game goes on.

Manchester City, needing a win to keep its chances of going through to the next, start with Vincent Kompany and Matija Nastasic at the back, with Edin Dzeko and Sergio Aguero leading the forward line.

Real Madrid beat Manchester City when these teams met earlier in the group stage and Jose Mourinho is backing his team to end the defending Premier League champions chances of advancing.

Manchester City v Real Madrid

Manchester City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Nastasic, Maicon, Kolarov, Nasri, Toure, Silva, Dzeko, Aguero

Subs: Pantilimon, Lescott, Milner, Sinclair, Javi Garcia, Barry, Tevez

Real Madrid: Casillas, Arbeloa, Sergio Ramos, Pepe, Fabio Coentrao, Khedira, Alonso, Di Maria, Modric, Ronaldo, Benzema

Subs: Adan, Varane, Kaka, Ozil, Albiol, Callejon, Nacho

Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)


Omar Hall is a passionate writer. He covers several big events for SportingAlert, including the World Cup and European Championship. Omar is a fan of sports and is honored to do what he loves.

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