Cristiano Ronaldo is back, and that can only spell bad things for Manchester City as Real Madrid host the Premier League giants at the Bernabeu in the second-and-final leg of the Champions League Semi-Finals.
Ronaldo will be joined in Zinedine Zidane’s 4-3-3 formation up front by Gareth Bale and Jese, who will be replacing the injured Karim Benzema.
— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) May 4, 2016
The Real Madrid scoring machine was not featured in last week’s scoreless draw at the Etihad due to a leg injury. Ronaldo is by leading scorer in the Champions League with 16 goals this campaign.
While the La Liga giants must win the game to secure a trip to the Champions League Final against Atletico Madrid, they have yet to lose a match at home during the tournament.
Manchester City were fortunate enough to make it to the Semi-Finals in the first place, upsetting Paris Saint-Germain at the Etihad last month on a 3-2 aggregate. Real Madrid, meanwhile, overcame a 2-0 aggregate deficit to Wolfsburg by winning 3-0 at the Bernabeu in their last Champions League home match.
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