0-5 FT
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Real Madrid RMA Kryvtsov (OG 37'), Vinicius Jr (51', 56'), Rodrygo (65'), Benzema (90+1)
UEFA Champions League Gameweek 3
Oct 19, 2021 KO: 19:00

Shakhtar - Real Madrid

Oblasny SportKomplex Metalist Kharkiv
Referee: Srđan Jovanović
  37' Kryvtsov (OG)
  51' Vinicius Jr
  56' Vinicius Jr
  65' Rodrygo
  90+1 Benzema

Match preview

No Hazard or Bale? How Real Madrid could line up against Shakhtar Donetsk

Carlo Ancelotti will have to turn his Real Madrid side's Champions League campaign around with a tricky away trip to Ukraine

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti will be in desperate need of getting back to winning ways when his side travels to Ukraine to take on Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday night.

The Spanish giants have not only lost their last two games in all competitions, but were also unexpected beaten by Sheriff in the last matchday and have just three points to their name in their Champions League group.

As if to make matters worse, the senior Italian manager will have to ensure his side wins this European tie without a number of key players.

In defence the Madrid manager will be grateful to have Thibaut Courtois back in goals after the international break, with a centre back pairing of David Alaba and Eder Militao. However, with an injury to Daniel Carvajal, Ancelotti will likely turn to Lucas Vazquez at right-back and Nacho at left-back.

Madrid will have their three go-to midfielders in the form of Luka Modric, Toni Kroos and Casemiro in the middle of the pitch, but Ancelotti may fear for their fitness without the likes of Marco Asensio, Isco or Dani Ceballos on the bench through injury.

Similarly, Gareth Bale and Eden Hazard continue to be troubled by niggling injuries, which means a front three of Rodrygo, Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior will likely be tasked with getting the better of Shakhtar.

How Madrid could line up against Shakhtar

Match statistics

Shakhtar
Statistics
Real Madrid
Games Played
20
20
 
Results
 
Wins
14
11
Draws
4
6
Losses
2
3
 
Goals Scoring
 
Goals Scored
44
39
Goals Per Game
2.20
1.95
More > 2.5 Goals
12
11
More > 3 Goals
5
6
Scored First in a Match
13
9
Scored Both Halves
8
4
Won More > 1 Goal
9
6
 
Other
 
Goals Conceded
12
19
Did Not Score
3
4
Both Teams Scored
8
11
Kept Clean Sheet
11
8
Won Without Conceding
9
5
Games Played
20
20
 
Possession
 
Touches
-
795
Possession
-
61
Passes
-
613
 
Attacking
 
Total Shots
12
16
Shots on Target
2.75
5.50
Goals out of Shots
0.10
0.12
Crosses
-
22
Offsides
2.50
2.35
Penalties
0.15
0.15
 
Defensive
 
Clean Sheets
0.55
0.40
Tackles Won
-
-
Clearances
-
12
Interceptions
-
9.50
Own Goals
0.00
0.00
Aerials Won
-
12
Total Shots Conceded
16
10
Shots on Target Conceded
5.00
3.75
Goals out of Shots Conceded
0.06
0.12
 
Discipline
 
Fouls
12
11
Yellow Cards
1.75
2.00
Red Cards
0.05
0.00

Injuries

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  2. ACL Knee Ligament Injury image description
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  5. Hip/Thigh Injury image description
  6. Ankle/Foot Injury image description
  7. Muscle Strain image description
  8. Back Injury image description
  9. Calf/Shin Injury image description
  10. Muscle Strain image description
  11. Foot Injury image description

In suspension danger

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