Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti announced the list of summons for the match against his Moldovan counterpart Sheriff Tiraspol, scheduled for Tuesday evening at the “Santiago Bernabeu”, in the second round of the group stage of the European Champions League.
Real Madrid’s list in the European confrontation included 23 players, led by French striker Karim Benzema and Eden Hazard, and also witnessed the return of German midfielder Toni Kroos, who is making his first appearance this season.
Kroos has not played a competitive match since the end of Germany’s Euro 2020 campaign last June, as he was recovering from a thigh problem.
Missed Real Madrid’s list against Sheriff: Gareth Bale, Dani Carvajal, Marcelo, Ferland Mendy and Dani Ceballos due to injury.
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Sherif Tiraspol leads the Champions League Group D table with 3 points, while Real Madrid is second with the same balance.
Real Madrid won the Champions League first round match at the expense of Inter Milan, with two goals against one.
Real Madrid had fallen into the trap of a goalless draw against its guest Villarreal during the match that brought the two teams together at the “Santiago Bernabeu” stadium, the stronghold of the Royal Club, in the seventh round of the Spanish League competition.