Pre Match : Real Madrid CF v Galatasaray Preview , Live Stream , Team News, Lineups – Champions League
November 27, 2013 7:45 PM GMT
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu — Madrid
Referee: W. Collum
Roberto Mancini’s players are hoping to take advantage of Cristiano Ronaldo’s absence when they visit the Santiago Bernabeu looking for anything but defeat knowing that with a loss of three points, they will more than likely slip out of an automatic qualification spot.
Team lineups – Probable
Galatasaray (4-3-1-2): Muslera, Eboue, Chedjou, Nounkeu, Riera, Felipe Melo, Inan, Amrabat, Sniejder, Yilmaz, Drogba
Real Madrid (4-2-3-1): Casillas, Carvajal, Ramos, Pepe, Marcelo, Khedira, Modric, Isco, Ronaldo, Bale, Benzema
Team News & Pre Match Interviews
Galatasaray trained at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday (26 November) ahead of their UEFA Champions League fixture against Group B leaders Real Madrid on Wednesday (27 November).
Real Madrid will miss Ronaldo – Riera
Real Madrid will be without Cristiano Ronaldo for Wednesday’s (27 November) UEFA Champions League Group B game against Galatasaray. Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in Real’s 6-1 win over Galatasary earlier this season but Real head coach Carlo Ancelotti expects to face a different side under Roberto Mancini.
Marcelo wants his Real Madrid team-mate, Cristiano Ronaldo, to win the Ballon d’Or. The winner will be announced on January 13th.