Real Madrid predicted lineup vs RB Leipzig - Champions League

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Real Madrid sit in an imposing position in Group F and can cement their place in the Champions League knockout stages with a draw against RB Leipzig on Tuesday.

Ten points from four games, as part of an unbeaten start to the season, have seen Carlo Ancelotti's side establish themselves as one of the favourites to go all the way once again, but they cannot afford to get carried away here.

Leipzig are in good form and Real have plenty of massive injury issues to contend with, so here's how Ancelotti could line up.

Real Madrid predicted lineup vs RB Leipzig (4-3-3)

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GK: Thibaut Courtois - Could be pretty busy against an in-form Leipzig side.

RB: Dani Carvajal - May not have to deal with Timo Werner's pace as the German has been battling an illness which may prevent him from starting.

CB: Eder Militao - Militao has been in and out of the team in the Champions League but can expect to start this one.

CB: Antonio Rudiger - Rudiger is yet to cement a permanent place in Real's starting lineup but has been frequently used in the Champions League, so there's no reason to believe he won't start here too.

LB: David Alaba - With Rudiger coming in centrally, Alaba will expect to shift over to left-back once again.

DM: Aurelien Tchouameni - Blessed with one of the best engines in Europe, Tchouameni will have to play major minutes here due to a lack of alternatives.

CM: Toni Kroos - Kroos will have to provide the veteran leadership after Luka Modric withdrew from the squad late on.

CM: Eduardo Camavinga - Federico Valverde is injured and so is Dani Ceballos, meaning Camavinga is the only senior midfielder remaining. Expect a Castilla call-up for the bench.

RW: Marco Asensio - A lack of options in attack will see Asensio given another chance to impress from the start.

ST: Rodrygo - Normally a winger, Rodrygo will fill in up top as Karim Benzema continues his absence due to muscle fatigue.

LW: Vinicius Junior - Vinicius is on a little bit of a run without scoring but has made up for it with assists, creating two of Real's three goals last time out against Sevilla.