With declining perform, Real Madrid is in danger of stopping for the first time in their history in the Champions League group stage. Of course, self-determination remains in the hands of coach Zinedine Zidane, but whether the “White Vulture” continues to make further mistakes.
Real Madrid have always been a bogeyman on the European stage, knowing that the “White Vulture” has never had to stop in qualifying in the history of the Champions League. The achievement is enough to show the remarkable power of Real Madrid over all periods. In fact, in the Champions League this season, Real Madrid are also predicted to have little difficulty getting through to the group stage. That is evident because Shakhtar Donetsk and Monchengladbach are much inferior to coach Zinedine Zidane in terms of qualifications. However, the surprise happened when Real Madrid lost both legs to Shakhtar Donetsk, besides struggling to hold monchengladbach (2-2) in the first leg. Thus, with 7 points in hand, Zinedine Zidane and his students are in third place in the group. Of course they still have the right to self-determination and just take out Monchengladbach to make sure there are tickets going forward. The problem is that Real Madrid’s form is slowing down in the show. Accordingly, they won 2 and also lost 2 of the last 5 appearances. In which the victories of the “White Vulture” also proved very hard.
Representatives from the Bundesliga are clearly making consecutive Champions League surprises this season. Although it is considered difficult to move forward, the students of Coach Marco Rose have played very hard to take the active control in their hands. Over the course of five legs they won 2, drew 2 and lost 1. The result gave Monchengladbach eight points and the top spot in Group B. So, with a draw with Real Madrid, the away team would get a ticket to go forward without caring about the other pair. Monchengladbach, however, are currently in not good form at this sensitive time. In the Bundesliga, coach Marco Rose has only won one of the last four rounds. In the Champions League, Monchengladbach lost to Internazionale (2–3), which prevented the away team from going forward.
Real Madrid: Courtois, Nacho, Varane, Militão, Mendy, Modric, Casemiro, Kroos, Asensio, Benzema, Vinícius
Monchengladbach: Sommer, Ginter, Doucouré, Jantschke, Lainer, Reitz, Stindl, Kramer, Thuram, Herrmann, Embolo