UCL Preview: Real Madrid top choices versus Ajax; Spurs prepared to beat Dortmund

in tottenhamhotspur •  2 months ago

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Before we hear that acclaimed Champions League song of devotion later today (2019-03-05), we should discover how Real Madrid, Ajax, Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham get ready for the Round of 16 second leg.

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Real Madrid versus Ajax

First Leg Result: Ajax 1-2 Real Madrid: Asensio gets late UCL victor after VAR debate

Real Madrid Team News:

Real Madrid should manage without Sergio Ramos, who was reflectively given an additional diversion to his suspension for grabbing a yellow card in the invert apparatus.

Nacho will supplant his countryman at the back having passed up the clasico at the end of the week because of his very own boycott, while Marcos Llorente remains an uncertainty.

Toni Kroos was substituted right off the bat in the second half against Barcelona, while Gareth Bale was additionally snared not long after and both could see their places go under danger.

Ajax Team News:

Ajax ought to be very much rested for the outing to Madrid having not played at the end of the week and are probably going to name a similar side that earned a persuading prevail upon opponents Feyenoord in the container a week ago.

The guests have the same number of six players that are one booking far from a suspension should they upset the chances and advancement to the quarter-finals, including key men Matthijs de Ligt and Hakim Ziyech.

Core interest:

Santiago Solari is obviously centered around advancing the young players at Real Madrid so we could see some major choices made, with Luka Modric and Toni Kroos both coming in for analysis generally.

Ajax will cheer up from their execution in the principal leg and won't be terrified to force themselves on the prevailing heroes given that they should score no less than twice at the Bernabeu.

Anticipate that the Dutch goliaths should make genuine issues however the hosts do what's needed so as to advance.

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Borussia Dortmund versus Tottenham

First Leg Result: Tottenham 3-0 Dortmund: Sonny and Vertonghen sparkle as Spurs leave BVB in the gap

Missing Players:

Dortmund: Lukasz Piszczek (harmed and out)

Tottenham: Eric Dier (unfit and far fetched), Dele Alli (unfit and dicey), Harry Winks (harmed and suspicious)

Dortmund Team News:

Dortmund invited Marco Reus over into the principal group following damage yet his arrival didn't have the ideal impact as Lucien Favre's side endured a stun annihilation to Augsburg.

Lukasz Piszczek is the main likely non-attendant for the home side, who realize that they should pull out all the stops to defeat a 3-objective shortfall from the primary leg.

Paco Alcacer scored from the seat at the end of the week and could come back to the side, with Jacob Bruun Larsen liable to drop out.

Favre could review Raphael Guerreiro at left-back as a more assaulting choice than Abdou Diallo, who may rather supplant Dan-Axel Zagadou in the center.

Tottenham Team News:

Mauricio Pochettino will be urgent to have no less than one of his sidelined midfielders back accessible after Victor Wanyama battled with the pace of the amusement against Arsenal at the end of the week.

Dele Alli is set to keep on passing up a major opportunity because of a thigh issue, however Harry Winks - a late withdrawal with hip damage at the end of the week - and Eric Dier - recuperating from tonsilitis - have made a trip to Germany.

Serge Aurier could get approval over Kieran Trippier, while Mauricio Pochettino must choose whether or not to return to the strategy from the main leg, which saw Jan Vertonghen begin at left wing in an offer to battle Jadon Sancho's risk.

Toby Alderweireld, Erik Lamela and Son Heung-Min are every one of the one booking far from a suspension should they advancement to the quarter-finals.

Core interest:

Both of these sides are in poor patches of structure, however Tottenham hold a gigantic preferred standpoint from the primary leg.

Borussia Dortmund are quickly surrendering their lead in the Bundesliga and may really profit by having one less diversion in their offer to recover the title.

Tottenham ought to sit generally profound and endeavor to hit their hosts on the counter, so Son Heung-Min could have a vital task to carry out afresh and you'd back the guests to escape objective that should murder off this tie.

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