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Sep 28, 2021 at 8pm UK at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu
Real MadridReal Madrid
1-2
Sheriff TiraspolSheriff Tiraspol
Benzema (65' pen.)
Casemiro (39'), Ancelotti (64'), Jovic (81')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Yakhshibaev (25'), Thill (90')
Arboleda (17'), Addo (45'), Dulanto (46'), Thill (90')

Real Madrid team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Sheriff Tiraspol

Sports Mole rounds up Real Madrid's injury and suspension news ahead of their Champions League clash with Sheriff Tiraspol.

Real Madrid will be looking to make it back-to-back wins in their Champions League section when they welcome Sheriff Tiraspol to the Bernabeu on Tuesday night.

Carlo Ancelotti's side opened their Group D campaign with a 1-0 victory over Inter Milan on September 15, with Rodrygo scoring a late winner for Los Blancos at San Siro.

The capital giants will enter this contest off the back of a goalless draw with Villarreal, but they are top of La Liga, having collected 17 points from their first seven league games of the 2021-22 campaign.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up all of Real Madrid's injury and suspension news ahead of their battle with Sheriff, who beat Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 in their Group D opener.


Gareth Bale

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale in action with Deportivo Alaves' Pere Pons in La Liga on August 14, 2021© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Hamstring
Possible return date: Unknown

Gareth Bale is set for an extended spell on the sidelines due to the hamstring injury that he picked up ahead of the clash with Celta Vigo on September 12.


Toni Kroos

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos pictured in April 2021© Reuters

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Hip
Possible return date: September 28 (vs. Sheriff)

Toni Kroos is working his way back from a hip problem and could potentially be in the squad against Sheriff, having trained alongside his teammates ahead of the clash with Villarreal.


Ferland Mendy

Real Madrid defender Ferland Mendy pictured in February 2021© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Muscle
Possible return date: Unknown

Ferland Mendy is currently unavailable for selection due to a muscular problem, but the Frenchman has started to train on the grass at the club's training ground and could return soon after the international break.


Marcelo

Marcelo in action for Real Madrid in October 2020© Reuters

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Muscle
Possible return date: September 28 (vs. Sheriff)

Marcelo has been struggling with a muscular problem in the early stages of the season and was again absent against Villarreal on Saturday, making him a major doubt for Tuesday's contest.


Dani Ceballos

Dani Ceballos celebrates scoring for Real Madrid against Real Betis in La Liga on January 13, 2019.© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Ankle
Possible return date: Unknown

Dani Ceballos sustained an ankle injury while on duty with Spain during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and is not yet close to making his return for Ancelotti's side.


Dani Carvajal

Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal in action in December 2020© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Calf
Possible return date: Unknown

Dani Carvajal will be on the sidelines for the next month or so due to the calf problem that he picked up in the clash with Valencia on September 19.


REAL MADRID'S SUSPENSION LIST

Real Madrid have no players suspended for this match.


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