Inter coach Simone Inzaghi and his Real Madrid counterpart Carlo Ancelotti have decided to field the following 22 players in tonight’s opening match of the Champions League group stage at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in Milan’s San Siro district, with kick-off scheduled for 21.00 CET.
The Nerazzurri coach has made 1 change to the team that drew against Sampdoria on the weekend, with Alessandro Bastoni returning to the lineup.
Inter (3-5-2): Samir Handanovic; Milan Skriniar, Stefan de Vrij, Alessandro Bastoni; Matteo Darmian, Nicolo Barella, Marcelo Brozovic, Hakan Calhanoglu, Ivan Perisic; Edin Dzeko, Lautaro Martinez.
Substitutes: Andrei Radu, Alex Cordaz, Andrea Ranocchia, Danilo D’Ambrosio, Aleksandar Kolarov, Denzel Dumfries, Federico Dimarco, Roberto Gagliardini, Matias Vecino, Arturo Vidal, Joaquin Correa, Alexis Sanchez.
Injured and unavailable: Christian Eriksen and Stefano Sensi.
Real Madrid (4-3-3): Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Nacho, Alaba; Valverde, Casemiro, Modric;Vazquez , Benzema, Vinicius.
Substitutes: Lunin, Fuidias, Vallejo, Gutierrez, Hazard, Camavinga, Isco, Blanco, Asensio, Rodrygo, Mariano, Jovic.
Injured and unavailable: Bale, Kroos, Marcelo, Mendy, Ceballos.
Referee: Daniel Siebert.
Assistant referees: Rafael Foltyn and Christian Gittelmann.
Fourth Official: Daniel Schlager.
VAR: Marco Fritz and Harm Osmers.