It’s another matchday as Real Madrid travel to Ukrain to face Shakhtar Donetsk at the Olympic Stadium in Kyiv. The first meeting between the two sides ended in favour of Shakhtar Donetsk after an impressive performance was enough to silence Zidane’s men.
Madrid’s last three couple matches excluding the crucial in at Inter Milan hasn’t been convincing. Loosing to Valencia before forcing a draw at Villarreal.
Recently, a shock loss against Alaves, which Zidane admitted he had nothing to say about the game.
Heavy injury woes as well some few goalkeeping errors have been the order of the day in recent times for the Los Merengues since Thibaut Courtois has no competitor at the club.
Eden Hazard has been ruled out of the game automatically after limping off the pitch during the game against Alaves on Saturday.
Ramos, Benzema, Valverde all remain sidelined.
Shakhtar Donetsk’s defeated Madrid 3-2 last time the two teams met in the UEFA Champions League. However, they’ve failed to replicate the same form against other teams in the group.
Shakhtar Donetsk 1-1 Real Madrid
How to Watch the Game
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