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Possible Lineups, Team News, Stats – Roma vs Real Madrid. Kick-Off: 19:45 BST, Date: Wednesday, 17th February, 2016. Venue: Stadio Olimpico, Referee: Pavel Královec.

Italian giants Roma will host Real Madrid in the first leg of round of 16 of the Champions League tonight at Stadio Olimpico.
Kick-Off: 19:45 BST
Date: Wednesday, 17th February, 2016
Venue: Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Referee: Pavel Královec (CZE)

Possible Lineups:
Possible Lineups, Team News, Stats – Roma vs Real Madrid
Team News:
  • The Home side is waiting for the fitness update on trio stars Mohamed Salah, Daniele De Rossi, and Kostas Manolas.
  • Veteran Francesco Totti is expected to return for this clash.
  • Kevin Strootman has returned to training but is unfit for the game.
  • Edin Dzeko is likely to lead the attacking line.

Real Madrid
  • Zinedine Zidane will be without Marcelo, Pepe and Gareth Bale as all are out through an injury.
  • Raphael Varane who picked up a red card last weekend is eligible to play the European game.
  • Dani Carvajal is likely to start on the full-back role.
  • James Rodriguez is doubtful for this clash.
  • Roma have won only one of their last eleven Champions League games.
  • Real Madrid have won five of their last six Champions League games.
  • Real Madrid have conceded in only one of their last six Champions League games.
  • Roma have won their last two games against Real Madrid in UCL.
  • Real have scored more than two goals in their last three UCL wins against the Roma.       
Roma 2 – 3 Real Madrid, Karim Benzema to score a brace for the visitors.

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