Jose Mourinho will risk bringing back Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo even as they remain injury doubts. Fans are divided on this issue with half of them urging Mourinho to take his chances and the rest characterizing it as a foolhardy decision. Their Liga aspirations are all but over so they might as well go for broke in the biggest title. It has been 7 years and 12 days since Real played the Champions League quarterfinals.
Real Madrid: Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos, Pepe, Ricardo Carvalho, Marcelo, Xabi Alonso, Sami Khedira, Mesut Özil, Angel Di Maria, Cristiano Ronaldo and Emmanuel Adebayor.
Many intriguing scenarios. Amongst them - the presence of CR7, Carvalho, and Adebayor who've had success against Spurs while in the Premiership. What will make Pepe lose his cool? And try decapitating his opponent.
In other news, Harry Redknapp slapped a £80m price tag on Bale on the eve of the Real match after the winger expressed his desire to play in Europe. Mmmmmm. The timing is impeccable.