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Galatasaray to host Real Madrid in Champions League

Both teams seek first victory in tournament this season

Fatih Erel   | 21.10.2019
Galatasaray to host Real Madrid in Champions League

ISTANBUL

Turkish champions Galatasaray will face Spain's Real Madrid on Tuesday in a Group A match of Europe’s most prestigious football tournament, the UEFA Champions League.

The match day three in Group A will kick off in Istanbul's Turk Telekom Stadium at 1900GMT.

Galatasaray seek their first victory in the tournament this season while the club have already gone winless in their last seven Champions League matches.

In their latest victory, the Lions beat Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow 3-0 last season in Sep. 2018.

Colombian forward Radamel Falcao is the top scorer for Galatasaray's squad in Champions League with 14 goals in 29 matches. But, he will not be in the Lions' squad due to injury.

Due to injuries, Real Madrid's Luka Modric, Gareth Bale, Nacho, Lucas Vazquez, Marco Asensio and Mariano Diaz will also miss the match.

In another Group A match, France's Paris Saint-Germain will play against Belgium’s Club Brugge in an away match.

The latest standings in Group A is as follows:

Teams PLAYED WON DRAWS LOST FOR AGAINSTGOAL DIFFERENCEPOINTS
1- PSG 22004046
2- Club Brugge20202202
3- Galatasaray201101-11
4- Real Madrid201125-31


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