UEFA Champions League semi-finals: Possible line-ups and team news

UEFA Champions League semi-finals: Possible line-ups and team news

Who is expected to start, who may be benched, and who is unavailable for Manchester City's match against Real Madrid and Liverpool's match against Villarreal?

Tuesday 26 April

Manchester City vs Real Madrid

Man. City XI: Ederson; Walker, Rúben Dias, Laporte, Zinchenko; De Bruyne, Rodri, Bernardo Silva; Mahrez, Foden, Sterling

Out: João Cancelo (suspended)
Doubtful: Walker (ankle), Stones (muscular)

Real Madrid XI: Courtois; Carvajal, Éder Militão, Alaba, Mendy; Modrić, Casemiro, Kroos; Valverde, Benzema, Vinícius Júnior

Out: Hazard (ankle), Mariano (muscular), Jović (muscular)
Doubtful: Alaba (adductor), Casemiro (hamstring)

Wednesday 27 April

Liverpool vs Villarreal

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konaté, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago Alcántara; Salah, Jota, Mané

Out: none
Doubtful: Firmino (foot)

Villarreal XI: Rulli; Foyth, Albiol, Torres, Estupiñán; Parejo, Capoue, Coquelin; Lo Celso, Alcácer, Danjuma

Out: Alberto Moreno (knee)
Doubtful: Gerard Moreno (hamstring)

NOTE: In accordance with Article 52.04 of the official competition regulations, all yellow cards expired on the completion of the quarter-finals. This means no player can miss the final by virtue of picking up three cautions which did not result in a red card.

Source: UEFA Champions League.

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