Real Madrid will face Braga on Tuesday at 9pm in the third matchday of the group stage of the Champions League. The match will be live-commented on our website. With two victories in their previous matches against Union Berlin (1-0) and Naples (2-3), Carlo Ancelotti’s men will be looking to secure another win tonight to gain an advantage in Group C and prepare themselves for the highly-anticipated clash against FC Barcelona on Saturday in La Liga (4:15pm). On the other hand, the Portuguese club currently sits in third place with a win against Union Berlin (2-3).
To achieve their goal, the Italian coach has opted for his trademark 4-4-2 diamond formation, with a defense consisting of Carvajal, Rüdiger, Nacho, and Fran Garcia. Eduardo Camavinga will start in midfield alongside Federico Valverde, Luka Modric, and the ever-present Jude Bellingham. Aurélien Tchouaméni and Ferland Mendy will be on the bench.
The official lineups are as follows:
Braga: Matheus – Mendes, Saatci, Niakaté, Borja – Carvalho, Al-Musrati – Djalo, Horta, Zalazar – Banza.
Real Madrid: Kepa – Carvajal, Rudiger, Nacho, Garcia- Valverde, Bellingham, Camavinga, Modric – Rodrygo, Vinicius.
This match promises to be an exciting encounter between two strong teams. Real Madrid will be aiming to continue their winning streak and consolidate their position at the top of the group, while Braga will be looking to cause an upset and secure a vital victory. The clash between these two sides will undoubtedly provide plenty of entertainment for football fans around the world.