Real Madrid head to RB Leipzig on their return to Champions League action with a Round of 16 first leg tie on February 13.
Carlo Ancelotti’s team have opened up a five-point lead at the top of La Liga on the back of a 4-0 weekend win over second place Girona.
Los Blancos are in a strong position to take Barcelona’s domestic crown at the end of the season and they are amongst the favourites to win the Champions League.
The Sporting News looks at the key details ahead of this game, including kickoff time, broadcast details and team news.
What time does Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig kick off?
This Champions League clash takes place at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig, Germany and kicks off on Tuesday, February 13 at 9:00 p.m. local time.
Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:
Date Kickoff time USA Tue, Feb. 13 3:00 p.m. ET Canada Tue, Feb. 13 3:00 p.m. ET UK Tue, Feb. 13 8:00 p.m. GMT India Wed, Feb. 14 1:30 a.m. IST
Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig live stream, TV channel
Here’s how to watch this Champions League match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:
UK TNT Sports 2 discovery+ India — JioTV, Sony LIV
USA: Champions League matches are available to stream on Paramount+ (English) and ViX (Spanish) for subscribers, and when matches are televised on CBS or Univision channels, they can be streamed on Fubo.
Canada: Every Champions League game streams live on DAZN.
UK: Matches are broadcast on TNT Sports and streamed on discovery+.
Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig lineups, team news
Ancelotti faces a huge call over his defensive options with Antonio Rudiger, Eder Militao and David Alaba ruled out through injury
Club captain Nacho Fernandez has been passed fit but England star Jude Bellingham misses out after suffering an ankle sprain against Girona.
Real Madrid (4-3-3, right to left): Lunin (GK) — Carvajal, Nacho, Tchouameni, Mendy — Camavinga, Kroos, Modric — Valverde, Rodrygo, Vinicius Jr.
Real Madrid subs (9): TBC
RB Leipzig were held to a 2-2 Bundesliga draw at FC Augsburg over the weekend and Marco Rose has not flagged up any fresh injuries.
Christoph Baumgartner could return to the starting XI with star striker Lois Openda the standout name after netting 19 goals in all competitions in his debut campaign.
RB Leipzig (4-2-3-1 right to left): Gulasci (GK) — Henrichs, Klostermann, Orban, Raum — Kampl, Baumgartner — Simons, Olmo, Sesko — Openda.
RB Leipzig subs (9): TBC
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