UEFA Champions League preview – Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk. October 21, 2020 at 5.55pm BST time at Estadio Alfredo Di Stéfano.
Real Madrid begin their 2020-21 Champions League campaign with a home match against Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk in a tricky-looking Group B.
Los Blancos suffered a shock first defeat of the domestic season at the weekend and need to quickly pick themselves up against a Shakhtar side unbeaten in five.
Real Madrid form (all competitions): DWWWL
Shakhtar Donetsk form (all competitions): LDDWDW
Real Madrid possible starting lineup:
Courtois; Nacho, Varane, Militao, Mendy; Valverde, Casemiro, Kroos; Rodrygo, Jovic, Vinicius
Shakhtar Donetsk possible starting lineup:
Trubin; Dodo, Khocholava, Bondar, Korniienko; Maycon, Patrick; Marlos, Kovalenko, Taison; Dentinho
Prediction: Real Madrid 2-1 Shakhtar Donetsk