Real Madrid travel to Nicosia, Cyprus, to face local club Apoel Nicosia in the quarter-finals (first leg) of the Champions League on 27 March.
The Spanish giants look like the clear favourites on paper but Cypriot club Apoel Nicosia do have a few tricks up their sleeve, which earlier resulted in them knocking out French giants Lyon out of the Champions League.
Real Madrid have been in super form this season, winning almost all their matches by huge margins, in all competitions. Equipped with star players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gonzalo Higuain; who have scored a total of 45, 25 and 22 goals respectively, Real Madrid will be looking to claim an easy victory over the Cypriot club.
Meanwhile, Apoel Nicosia, who have made history by becoming the first Cypriot club to ever play a Champions League quarter-final, will be waiting eagerly to test the Spanish giants. Having overcome clubs like Porto, Zenit St Petersberg and Lyon; Apoel Nicosia will be looking to continue their fairytale run in the Champions League.
Real Madrid Probable Team: Casillas; Arbeloa, Ramos, Pepe, Marcelo; Khedira, Granero; Ozil, Kaka, Ronaldo; Benzema
Apoel Nicosia Probable Team: Chiotis; Poursaitidis, Jorge, Oliveira, Boaventura; Morais, Marcinho; Charalambidis, Trickovski, Solari; Ailton