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Champions League: Club Brugge’s Percy Tau starts against Real Madrid

12:27 PM EDT 10/1/19
Percy Tau (L) of Club Brugge in action against Klauss (R) of LASK, August 2019
Having missed his side’s draw with Galatasaray, the South Africa international has been handed a starting role against Zinedine Zidane’s men
Percy Tau will start when Club Brugge face Real Madrid in Tuesday’s Champions League fixture.

The 25-year-old made Philippe Clement’s starting XI after missing his side’s 0-0 opening matchday draw with Turkish outfit, Galatasaray.

In the European competition, the South African last featured in his side’s 2-1 triumph over LASK at Jan Breydelstadion, after replacing Lois Openda in the second half of the qualifying round.

Tau leads a three-man attack that comprises of Nigeria’s Emmanuel Dennis and Senegal’s Emmanuel Dennis.

He will be hoping for his first Champions League group stage goal for the Blue-Black

A point at Santiago Bernabeu will boost their chances of progressing from a tough group which also includes PSG.