With an El Classico victory over Barcelona last week, Madrid are running high on confidence as they enter into this Champions League fixture against Wolfsburg as the only undefeated team along with Barcelona. Since qualifying for the Champions League last season, Wolfsburg has been on a relative downfall as they are currently at 8th position in Bundesliga 34 points behind the leaders Bayern.
Real Madrid 3-0 Wolfsburg Full Match Highlights:
[ Champions League 2015-16, Quarterfinal, 2nd leg ]
16′, 17′ & 77′ – C. Ronaldo Scored another hattrick in UCL
Wolfsburg 2-0 Real Madrid Highlights
[ Champions League 2015-16, Quarterfinal, 1st leg ]
18′ 1 – 0 Ricardo Rodriguez scores from penalty spot to give 1-0 lead for Wolfsburg
25′ 2 – 0 Maximilian Arnold was on hand to poke home as Wolfsburg went 2-0 up before the halftime.
Wolfsburg vs Real Madrid Highlights: The game kicks off at 12:15 am IST on 7th April. For the Indian audiences the live telecast of this game can be seen on Ten 1. The game is scheduled to be played at Volkswagen Arena, with Real Madrid as the visiting team.
REAL MADRID: WWWWW
With a settled mid-field and upsurge in form in the recent weeks, Real Madrid has failed to lose any match since February. Return of Bale from the clinic and Ronaldo finally coming out against big teams, Madrid is the favorites coming into this tie.
There are no injury concerns for Zidane who is expected to line-up a full strength team in this “David V/S Goliath” match. A return of Varane into Playing XI can be on the cards as he was on the bench for the Classico.
The Madrid team is likely to come out unbeaten with an easy win, with crucial away goals advantage as the match is scheduled to be played in Volkswagen Arena.
Expected Lineup: Keylor Navas, Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo, Casemiro, Modric, Kroos, Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo. Subs- Casilla, James Rodriguez, Isco, Pepe, Jese, Lucas Vasquez, Danilo.
VFL WOLFSBURG: WWLDL
Wolfsburg comes into this game as the underdogs, with critics giving them no chance to win either leg of this quarter-final tie against Real Madrid. The betterment of form of Madrid side will bring more bad news to Volkswagen Arena.
Return of Bas Dost could really give the attacking front a sigh of relief, but it is actually the defense that needs to put up a performance of a life time against the BBC.
Expected Lineup: Benaglio, Christian Trasch, Robin Knoche, Dante, Ricardo Rodriguez, Josuha Guilavogui, Arnold, Luiz Gustavo, Julian Draxler, Andre Schurrle, Bas Dost. Subs- Bas Dost, Marcel Schafer, Leandro Putaro, Bruno Henrique, Koen Casteels, Robin Knoche, Veirinha.
PREDICTED SCORELINE: Real Madrid 3-0 Vfl Wolfsburg