Only one step separates Real Madrid from the Champions League final. The Whites entrust themselves to the magic of the Bernabéu for what would be the fifth final in nine years for the Madridistas. And also to a team that arrives almost in full condition to the challenge of a new comeback, this time against Manchester City. Regarding the first leg eight days earlier at the Etihad, Ancelotti brings back Casemiro, who played as a central defender in the certification of the League title against Espanyol. The only relevant setback that the Italian has to compose his eleven is Alaba. The Austrian center-back withdrew at half-time in the first leg when his discomfort in the adductor reproduced. The defender, in any case, has entered the call for the game.
Three players have fallen off the list of the 23 players mentioned by the Italian coach: Bale, Isco and Hazard. The Welshman continues to suffer from the discomfort in his back that prevented him from being at the title party on Saturday, the Malaga-born did not participate with the rest of his teammates in training on Tuesday while the Belgian continues with the recovery from surgery in which at the beginning of May they removed the plate that he had on his fibula.
Ancelotti, who in the first leg opted for Valverde and Rodrygo due to Casemiro’s loss, may opt this time for the Uruguayan to complete the eleven against Manchester City, in an approach similar to that of the first leg at Stamford Bridge, with the only variant of Nacho in the place of Alaba.
Possible eleven of Real Madrid against Manchester City
The possible eleven that the Real Madrid coach can line up this Wednesday against Manchester City at the Bernabéu is made up of: Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Nacho, Mendy; Valverde, Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Benzema and Vinicius. On the bench, for the possible five changes (the coaches will be able to make a sixth substitution if the game goes into extra time), they are waiting: Lunin, Fuidias, Alaba, Vallejo, Marcelo, Camavinga, Ceballos, Lucas Vázquez, Asensio, Rodrygo, Jovic and Mariano.
Possible eleven of the Manchester City against the Real Madrid
For his part, Pep Guardiola has included 24 players in the expedition sky blue who has traveled to Madrid. The City manager gets Cancelo back, who missed the first leg through suspension, and the injured Kyle Walker also seems to arrive on timeto form with the Portuguese the escort of Ruben Días and Laporte on the flanks of the rear.
The possible eleven that Guardiola presents at the Bernabéu is made up of: Edison; Walker, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Rodri, Bernardo Silva; Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus and Foden. The technician citizen he will have to make a discard to choose the twelve substitutes who sit on the bench: Steffen, Scott Carson; Stones, Aké, Egan-Riley, Zinchenko, Fernandinho, Romeo Lavia, Gündogan, Cole Palmer, McAtee, Grealish and Sterling.