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REAL MADRID face Shakhtar Donetsk in Kiev looking for Champions League revenge.

The Spanish giants were stunned by this evening's opponents earlier in the tournament, but can all but book their place in the knockout stages with a win.

  • Start time: 5.55pm GMT
  • TV/Live stream free: BT Sport 1/BT Sport app, ee customers watch free
  • Real Madrid XI: Courtois, Lucas, Mendy, Nacho, Kroos, Varane, Modric, Odegaard, Rodrygo, Benzema, Asensio.

Follow ALL the action with our live blog below...

  • ED'S GONE

    Eden Hazard's absence will be another blow to Real Madrid.

    Los Blancos already have a large injury list and will be without the Belgium international for up to four weeks after he suffered a small rupture in his right hamstring.

  • REAL MADRID BENCH

    Lunin, Altube, E.Militao, 12. Marcelo, 14. Casemior, 20. Vini Jr, 22. Isco, 24. Mariano, 30. Arribas, 32. Churst

  •  DONETSK DUGOUT

    Shevchenko, Pyatov, Cipriano, Bolbat, Marcos, Dentinho, Solomon, Patrick, Maycon, Sudakov, Fernando

  • REAL MADRID XI

    1. Courtois, 5. R.Varane, 6. Nacho, 8. Kroos, 9. Benzema, 10. Modric, 11. Asensio, 17. Lucas.V, 21. Odegaard, 23. F.Mendy, 25. Rodrygo
  • SHAKHTAR DONETSK XI

    81. Trubin, 2. Dodo, 6. Stepanenko, 7. Taison, 10. Moraes, 11. Marlos, 14. Tete, 20. Kovalenko, 22. Matviienjo, 49. Vitao, 77. Bondar

  • MAGIC MODRIC

    Real Madrid have been reminding fans of just what magic Luka Modric can produce against tonight's opponents.

    They dug out one of his goals from their Champions League winning season....

  • STAGE IS SET

    Both sides are ready for a European night under the lights.

    It's a chilly -1 this evening in Ukraine...

  • TABLE MANNERS

    Here's how Group B currently looks.

    To everyone's surprise, Real Madrid and Inter Milan both found themselves occupying the bottom two spots last week.

    A win for Los Blancos over Inter saw them leapfrog tonight's opponents.

  • ORANGE YOU READY

    Shakhtar Donetsk are raring to go and have shared an image of their dressing room.

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