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Spanish champions Real Madrid prepare for the showdown of group B on Tuesday as they face Inter Milan. Madrid has been successful so far in La Liga however they have not been as fortunate in the early stages of the Champions League campaign.
Madrid is yet to record a win in the Champions League this season losing their first game of the campaign shockingly to Shakthar Donetsk, along with a very unconvincing 2-2 draw with Borussia Mönchengladbach, where they fell behind twice. Manager Zinedine Zidane will definitely be looking to get his message across to his players about the threat Inter posses as they search for their first win.
In team news, Marco Asensio has been declared fit and will be ready to feature on Tuesday. Lucas Vasquez will have to fill in the right-back position for star Dani Carvajal, who is still sidelined with a knee injury picked up early in October. Other absences include Martin Odegaard, who is injured in his calf, Nacho Fernandes with a thigh injury and Eder Militao will not feature as he is ill.
Real Madrid predicted lineup:
Courtois; Mendy, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Casemiro, Valverde, Kroos; Hazard, Benzema, Asensio
Date - Tuesday 3rd November Channel - HD1 Kick-Off - 22:00 Online - beIN CONNECT
Inter are also winless in the group stages. Antonio Conte's side drew 2-2 against Borussia Mönchengladbach in their first game as well as a goalless draw with Shakthar Donetsk. It has not been the best of starts for Inter, expected to win the league and make it to the later stages of the Champions League, there will be immense pressure on grabbing their first win of the campaign and asserting their presence in this seasons Champions League.
With team news, Inter is set to miss out on three crucial attacking options, most notable is star man Romelu Lukaku. The Belgian striker will not feature on Tuesday as he along with former Manchester United winger Alexis Sanchez are both out with thigh injuries. Promising midfielder Stefano Sensi is also out with a thigh injury.
Inter predicted lineup:
Handanovič; D'Ambrosio, De Vrij, Bastoni; Hakimi, Barella, Brozović, Vidal, Young; Martínez, Perišić
Real Madrid up against Inter Milan. Surely, it will be a match full of entertainment. Follow all of the action with beIN SPORT.