Tottenham Hotspur v Real Madrid: Champions League – live!
Minute-by-minute updates from the match at WembleyFollow Liverpool v Maribor | Follow Napoli v Manchester CityEmail [email protected] Tweet @JacobSteinberg 6.58pm GMTMauricio Pochettino sprung a few surprises when Tottenham visited the Bernabeu a fortnight ago. Not tonight, though. Tottenham are as expected and the big news is that Harry Kane is fit to start after recovering from the hamstring problem that kept him out against Manchester United, meaning that Son Heung-Min drops to the bench. Kieran Trippier replaces Serge Aurier, Davinson Sanchez comes in for Moussa Sissoko and Dele Alli makes his first start in Europe this season after returning from a three-match ban. The bench is strong.Real Madrid arrive for their first ever game at Wembley missing a few key players. Keylor Navas, Dani Carvajal, Raphael Varane and Gareth Bale are all unavailable for selection. Nacho replaces the excellent Varane in defence, while the 18-year-old Achraf Hakimi starts again at the back. A big night for him. Kane might fancy his chances. Then again, it’s not like the visitors are suffering from a talent shortage. That line-up still contains Sergio Ramos, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Isco, Karim Benzema … and Cristiano Ronaldo. 6.49pm GMTTottenham: Lloris; Sanchez, Alderweireld, Vertonghen; Trippier, Dier, Winks, Davies; Eriksen, Alli; Kane. Subs: Vorm, Aurier, Rose, Dembele, Sissoko, Son, Llorente.Real Madrid: Casilla; Nacho, Achraf, Ramos, Marcelo; Casemiro, Modric, Kroos; Isco; Ronaldo, Benzema. Subs: Moha, Vallejo, Theo, Asensio, Mayoral, Vazquez, Ceballos. Continue reading…
Powered by WPeMatico