Real Madrid are set to take on Tottenham Hotspurs on Wednesday night, 01 November 2017 at the Wembley Stadium in front of 90,000 fans in what should be a cracking game in the Group stages where both teams will be looking to ensure their passage to knockout stages with a win. The game kicks off at around 19:45 uk time and BT Sports has the live coverage in the UK while Fox to broadcast the game live in the US.
Tottenham 3-0 Real Madrid Highlights
[ UEFA Champions League 2017-18 Match ]
27′ 1 – 0 Dele Alli
56′ 2 – 0 Dele Alli
65′ 3 – 0 Christian Eriksen
Team News & Lineups: Spurs and Read Madrid face each other twice in next two weeks and if Spurs can avoid defeat in both games they will virtually book their place in the knockout stages. However a defeat in both games will leave the door open for Borussia Dortmund to get back in contention. Mauricio Pochettino has been upbeat about his team’s chances against defending European champions in Real Madrid and this tie present a great oppertunity for Spurs to show they are ready to go toe to toe with big European teams.
Real Madrid 1-1 Tottenham Hotspurs 17 October 2017
[ UEFA Champions League 2017-18 – Group H Match ]
28′ 0 – 1 Raphael Varane scored the own goal as Spurs took the lead inside first 30 minutes.
43′ 1 – 1 Cristiano Ronaldo scored from penalty spot just before the halftime break to make it 1-1 on the night.
Real Madrid will welcome back their first choice keeper Keylor Navas while Gareth Bale will miss out due to injury. Ronaldo, Benzema and Asensijo to start upfront while Isco, Kroos and Modric to start in midfield. Spurs on the other hand will have Harry Kane spearheading the attack while Erikson, Song to play in attacking roles with Delle Alli missing for Spurs due to suspension.
This is how i expect both teams to lineup on Tuesday night. Both Zidane and Mauricio Pochettino are expected to field strong teams.
Match Predictions: On paper Tottenham are ready to lock horns with European heavyweights, but again they have been ready for last two years and always fail at the biggest stage. Real Madrid on the other hand usually up their game against tougher sides and I can expect the same on Tuesday night. Im going with a Real Madrid win in this one which will almost secure their place in knockout.