The latest news and information for RB Leipzig v Real Madrid as the two sides lock horns in the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie.
Champions League Last 16
The clash will be shown live on TNT Sports 2 (formerly BT Sports 2) on Tuesday 13th March 2024, to customers who subscribe to the service in the UK.
RB Leipzig v Real Madrid will be played at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig, Germany, with the game kicking-off at 20:00 GMT.
Real Madrid have made light work of German sides in Champions League meetings in recent times, losing just one of their last 15 fixtures against teams from the Bundesliga - that coming in this same fixture 12 months ago.
RB Leipzig prevailed 3-2 in an enthralling Champions League group stage showdown in 2022/23, before the Spanish side prevailed 2-0 in the reverse fixture at the Bernabeu.
They are the only two times that these sides have previously met.
|RB Leipzig wins
|Real Madrid wins
The German side have the vastly experienced goalkeeper Péter Gulácsi back from injury as well as Willi Orbán, whilst Mali man Amadou Haidara is back from Africa Cup of Nations duty.
Mohamed Simakan has been absent in recent weeks after serving a domestic suspension, but is eligible to feature in the Champions League.
Real Madrid will be without several key men for Tuesday's first-leg with goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, David Alaba, Antonio Rüdiger, and Éder Militão all long-term absentees.
Vinícius Jr and Eduardo Camavinga were both fit to feature in Saturday’s emphatic 4-0 victory over Girona in La Liga, although star man Jude Bellingham limped off with an ankle injury meaning Carlo Ancelotti will have to make do without the England international.