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| On Nov 3, 2021 8:07 PM IST

RM vs SHA Dream11 Team Prediction Tips For Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk Champions League Live Score 3 November


RM vs SHA Dream11: Real Madrid is set to cross swords with Shakhtar Donetsk in the champions league tonight. Madrid are going strong in the league, one point behind Real Sociedad. Madrid are top of Group D in the champions league, level on points with the surprise package FC Sheriff. Los Blancos had beaten Shakhtar 5-0 in the previous fixture.

Shakhtar are placed second in the Ukrainian league, one point adrift of Dynamo Kyiv. However, they sit rock bottom of Group D in the champions league. If they lose tonight, they face the risk of early elimination.

Date: 3 November, Wednesday
Kick-Off: 11:15 PM (IST)
Venue: Santiago Bernabeu

Champions League Table (Group D)

This is the first game of the campaign.

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Recent Form
Shakhtar Donetsk: WWWLW
Real Madrid: WDWWL

Head to Head 

The H2H record between Madrid and Shakhtar reads 3-2 in favor of Los Blancos. Shakhtar famously beat them twice in 2020.

RM vs SHA Today Match Prediction Details

Shakhtar Donetsk News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Lassina Traore, Pedrinho, and Junior Moraes are injured.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Shakhtar Donestsk will lineup in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
  • Andriy Pyatov should be starting in goal.
  • D Dodô, Ismaily, M Santos, and M Matviyenko are expected to be the back four.
  • Maycon and Stepanenko will occupy the central positions.
  • A Patrick, Tetê, and M Solomon will start in the advanced midfield behind striker Fernando.

Shakhtar Donetsk Starting XI (Probable)

Andriy Pyatov
Domilson Dodô
Marlon Santos
Mykola Matviyenko
Alan Patrick
Manor Solomon

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Real Madrid News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Real Madrid will be without the services of Gareth Bale, Dani Ceballos, and Federico Valverde.
  • Karim Benzema and Rodrygo are unavailable.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Real Madrid will lineup in a 4-3-3 formation.
  • T Courtois should be starting in goal.
  • D Carvajal, E Militao, D Alaba, and F Mendy could be the back four.
  • L Modric, E Camavinga, and T Kroos could start in midfield.
  • V Junior, K Benzema, and Eden Hazard might start as the front three.

Real Madrid Starting XI (Probable)

Thibaut Courtois
Dani Carvajal
Eder Militao
David Alaba
Ferland Mendy
Luka Modric
Eduardo Camavinga
Toni Kroos
Vinicius Junior
Karim Benzema
Eden Hazard

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RM vs SHA Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Karim Benzema is the standout captaincy candidate in this fixture. He scored six goals in UCL last term.

Games Played 10
Goals 9
Assists 7
Shots on Target 19
Pass Accuracy 84
Chances Created 22
Interceptions 2
Tackles 7

We are tipping Vinicius Junior to come good in this game. He has seven goals and two assists this season.

Games Played 11
Goals 7
Assists 2
Shots on Target 14
Pass Accuracy 87
Chances Created 18
Interceptions 2
Tackles 12

Differential Pick

Luka Modric keeps rolling back the years. He can rack up the points with his all-action display in midfield. He is also on corners and set pieces.

Games Played 7
Goals 0
Assists 2
Shots on Target 1
Pass Accuracy 90
Chances Created 9
Interceptions 8
Tackles 5

RM vs SHA Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper – A Pyatov
Defenders –
D Alaba, F Mendy, E Militao
Midfielders –
L Modric, A Patrick, M Barberan, M Solomon
Forwards –
K Benzema, Fernando, V Junior

Likely Winner:

  • Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk have scored 23 goals in their past five meetings, an average of 4.6 goals per game. In fact, Los Blancos have scored at least four goals in each of their three league victories over Shakhtar.
  • In the UEFA Champions League, Real Madrid has averaged three goals per game versus Shakhtar Donetsk.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk are one of just three teams in the UEFA Champions League who have failed to score a goal this season.
  • Real Madrid has lost three of their last eight home games in the UEFA Champions League group stage (W3 D2), the most recent of which was against Sheriff Tiraspol.
  • Tete of Shakhtar scored and assisted in a 3-2 win over Real Madrid in his previous Champions League match (October 2020). In his eight appearances in the competition since then, the Brazilian has yet to score or assist a goal.
  • Real Madrid are slight favorites to win this game.

Shakhtar Donetsk: 16/1
Real Madrid: 3/13

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Devashish Pant

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