(Sporting Alert) — Cristiano Ronaldo is only on the bench tonight for Real Madrid in their Champions League quarter-final second leg visit to Borussia Dortmund.

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However, striker Robert Lewandowski, who netted four goals against the Spanish La Liga side last season, returns from suspension to lead the attack for the home side, who are down 3-0.

For Real Madrid, with Ronaldo on the bench because of a knee problem, Angel di Maria, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale have been given the assignment of providing the early pressure on Borussia Dortmund’s backline.

Borussia Dortmund v Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund: Weidenfeller, Piszczek, Friedrich, Hummels, Durm, Jojic, Kirch, Grosskreutz, Mkhitaryan, Reus, Lewandowski. Subs: Langerak, Hofmann, Aubameyang, Sahin, Schieber, Papastathopoulos, Duksch

Real Madrid: Casillas, Carvajal, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Fabio Coentrao, Illarramendi, Alonso, Modric, Di Maria, Benzema, Bale. Subs: Diego Lopez, Varane, Ronaldo, Casemiro, Nacho, Morata, Isco

Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)


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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