Champions League news: Predicted Real Madrid line-up to face Roma

first_img 11 11 4. Sergio Ramos (centre-back) 11 11 11 11 11 7. Cristiano Ronaldo (forward) 10. James Rodriguez (midfield) 12. Marcelo (left-back) Real Madrid head to Italy to face Roma on Wednesday evening in search of an historic 11th Champions League triumph.Los Blancos are undefeated since club legend Zinedine Zidane took over from Rafa Benitez at the start of January, winning five of his six games and scoring 23 goals in the process.However, he will have to keep up this form if he is to end Real Madrid’s 29-year hoodoo, which has seen them fail to win a two-legged European tie against an Italian team.They do have this season’s top scorer in their arsenal. Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 11 goals already – five more than the next highest, Robert Lewandowski.Zidane is also boosted with the inclusion of Marcelo, despite the Brazilian dislocating his shoulder during the 2-1 victory over Granada on February 7.So who will be included in Zidane’s first Champions League starting XI? Click the arrow above, right, to see the predicted Real Madrid line up in squad number order. 9. Karim Benzema (forward) 1. Keylor Navas (goalkeeper) – Click the arrow, right, to see the predicted Real Madrid XI in squad number order 11 11 8. Toni Kroos (midfield) 11 11 15. Dani Carvajal (right-back) 2. Raphael Varane (centre-back) 14. Luka Modric (midfield) 22. Isco (forward)last_img read more