Real Madrid confirm squad for Bayern clash

Ricardo Carvalho, Lassana Diarra, Nuri Sahin and Hamit Altintop have all been left out of the 20-strong panel for the game against the Bavarians in the Spanish capital
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has named his squad for Wednesday's crucial Champions League semi-final second-leg clash with Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu.

There are no major surprise inclusions in the 20-strong panel, though there is no room for either veteran defender Ricardo Carvalho or midfielder Lassana Diarra.

Turkey internationals Nuri Sahin and Hamit Altintop, neither of whom have seen much game time since arriving in the Spanish capital last summer, have also been omitted.

Madrid go into the game trailing 2-1 on aggregate after last week's visit to the Allianz Arena.

Real Madrid squad v Bayern Munich:

Goalkeepers: Casillas, Adan, Tomas Mejias.

Defenders: Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Coentrao, Albiol, Arbeloa, Varane.

Midfielders: Kaka, Ozil, Granero, Khedira, Xabi Alonso, Callejon, Di Maria.

Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo, Benzema, Higuain.

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