Sport Real without its captain against Shakhtar?
A Ukrainian soccer team was without 13 players thanks to coronavirus, but still caused a huge Champions League upset by beating Real Madrid
Shakhtar Donetsk beat Madrid 3-2 to sink Zinedine Zidane's men to a second loss in less than a week. "I want to congratulate everyone working at Shakhtar," head coach Luis Castro said after. "I want to thank them for all the support they provide us with, going through this difficult moment for the club!" Zidane described Madrid's defeat as "a bad night." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.
Uncertainty is around the presence of Sergio Ramos when Real Madrid enter the field on Wednesday in the Champions League against Shakhtar. The Spaniard suffers from the knee. The blow could have been much more serious. Hit in the knee and forced to go out at the break this Saturday during the ,
Gallery: Hazard, Dembélé, Depay ...: the big winners of the postponement of the 'Euro 2020 (World Eleven)feared a serious injury. The Madrid captain therefore passed the necessary exams and the results partly reassured him. Nothing to worry about and despite the pain, the player was able to train separately during the Sunday scrub. However, it remains to be seen whether Zinedine Zidane will do or not with his services this Wednesday against Shakhtar, on the occasion of a first match of the group stage, especially as the Merengue have an equally important match to play. Next Saturday (4 p.m.), with the first Clasico of the season against FC Barcelona. A shock during which the experience and fighting spirit of Sergio Ramos will perhaps be essential.
Ramos triggers alarm at Real .
Sergio Ramos will miss Real Madrid's Champions League opener against Donetsk. A bad omen, as the past shows. © Provided by sport1.de Ramos triggers the alarm at Real The alarm sirens are ringing in the Spanish capital. After the embarrassing 1-0 defeat against Cádiz, Real Madrid urgently needs to react in the Champions League against Shakhtar Donetsk ( Champions League: Real Madrid - Shakhtar Donetsk from 6:55 p.m. in LIVETICKER ).