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Club Brugge vs. Real Madrid: UCL Odds, Live Stream, TV Schedule

Gill Clark@@gillclarkyFeatured Columnist IIDecember 10, 2019

MADRID, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 26: coach Zinedine Zidane of Real Madrid during the UEFA Champions League  match between Real Madrid v Paris Saint Germain at the Santiago Bernabeu on November 26, 2019 in Madrid Spain (Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images)
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Real Madrid conclude their UEFA Champions League group campaign on Wednesday at Club Brugge.

Zinedine Zidane's side have already secured their place in the knockout rounds and will finish second in Group A behind Paris Saint-Germain regardless of Wednesday's result.

Brugge will seal third place if they beat Madrid or if Galatasaray do not beat PSG at the Parc des Princes in the group's other game.

        

Date: Wednesday, 11 December 

Time: 8 p.m. GMT/3 p.m. ET 

TV: BT Sport ESPN (UK), TUDN (U.S.)

Live Stream: BT Sport Live (UK), B/R Live (USA)

Match Odds (courtesy of Caesars): Club Brugge 21-10, Draw 53-20, Real Madrid 6-5

        

Match Preview

Los Blancos will rotate their team for Wednesday's match given qualification is already assured and they have two testing La Liga fixtures up next against Valencia and Barcelona.

Captain Sergio Ramos and midfielder Toni Kroos have been left out of the squad to travel to Belgium, although there are places for fit-again Gareth Bale and Nacho Fernandez:

Real Madrid C.F. 🇬🇧🇺🇸 @realmadriden

📋 Here's our 19-man squad for the trip to @ClubBrugge! #RMUCL | #HalaMadrid https://t.co/M4TItA1j4c

Fringe players such as Luka Jovic, Brahim Diaz and Eder Militao are likely to feature in Belgium and will be aiming to stake a claim for more game time at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Vinicius Junior could also continue after returning to the starting XI against Espanyol on Saturday and impressing in the 2-0 win:

FootballTalentScout - Jacek Kulig @FTalentScout

Vinícius Júnior vs Espanyol 85 minutes 29 passes 83% pass accuracy 4 shots 4 key passes 1 big chance created 5/5 dribbles won So unlucky to not have an assist today. His decision making is improving. Very positive performance. ⚪️ https://t.co/gWlM8SEJQT

Brugge faced an uphill task qualifying from a group containing Real Madrid and PSG but have proved to be no pushovers.

They drew 2-2 at the Bernabeu and will have been disappointed to have left with only a point after being 2-0 up at half-time (UK video only):

Football on BT Sport @btsportfootball

A night that Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis will NEVER forget 💙🖤 His two first-half goals helped Club Brugge to a 2-2 draw with Real Madrid at the Bernabéu... A brilliant result for the Belgian side 👊 https://t.co/Qq82xZi3CE

Philippe Clement's side are also in strong form domestically. They are seven points clear at the top of the Belgian First Division A and are unbeaten in their last five games in all competitions.

Hans Vanaken and David Okereke are the team's top scorers in 2019-20, while Emmanuel Bonaventure scored twice in the draw at the Bernabeu and celebrated in style:

ESPN FC @ESPNFC

Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis explains his Cristiano Ronaldo celebration 👀 https://t.co/plLZIUyFaJ

Real Madrid head into the game on a nine-game unbeaten run and are favourites for victory, but Brugge will be optimistic they can get a result if Zidane makes wholesale changes to his starting XI.