Casemiro does not arrive. That is the main tear in Ancelotti’s shirt for Manchester. And his patch, the same one he used in the second leg against PSG: Kroos, pivot. The German will close a midfield with modric at the controls and Valverde on the engine. The other option was to place the Uruguayan on the wing and open the door to ownership for Camavinga, but Carletto has opted for a more aggressive plan.
Because the right flank, instead of for a Valverde who would tend to provide more containment, will be for a bullet like Rodrygoplayer outside the league regularity, but with a special aura to appear on important nights. Next to him will be Vinicius and in tip, the man of the season in Chamartín, Benzema.
In defense the mystery of Praise and Mendy: Although the Frenchman was more than confirmed in the previous one, the Austrian was going to be uncertain until the last minute. But finally he is also ready to play and will form a central partner with Military. On the sides, Carvajal and the just mentioned Ferland.
Eleven of Real Madrid
In this way, the eleven you have chosen Ancelotti to play the first leg of the Champions League semifinals is as follows: Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Mendy; Kroos, Valverde, Modric; Rodrygo, Vinicius and Benzema.