The football world will live a second Spanish-German confrontation in semi-finals of the Champions League. This Wednesday, Real moves in the Ruhr to challenge Borussia Dortmund.
While Bayern Munich humiliated FC Barcelona on Tuesday night (4-0), Real Madrid will have the opportunity to raise the profile of Spanish football on the lawn of the Signal Iduna Park. Jose Mourinho coach of the “Casa Blanca”, has already announced his starting lineup at a press conference.
Raphael Varane will still have his holder in the central defense. The Martinique had a remarkable season with Real Madrid in the Champions League. The performances of the Caribbean during the two matches against Manchester United in the fourth round are his first feats on the continental stage.
Karim Benzema is present on the score sheet. But the Franco-Algerian will begin the match on the bench. He can nevertheless get on the field to bring an offensive solution for the Merengues.
For his part, Michael Essien didn’t make the trip. The Ghanaian is forced to declare forfeit. He is considered too short physically.