Champions League line ups: Ajax v Real Madrid

Gareth Bale returns to the Real Madrid starting line up, as the defending champions face Ajax in the Champions League last 16.

The Welshman is one of two changes from the weekend derby win over Atletico Madrid, where he came off the bench to score, with Nacho Fernandez replacing Raphael Varane in defence.

Ajax make two changes from their weekend defeat to Heracles, with Noussair Mazraoui and David Neres coming into the side.

REAL MADRID: Courois, Carvajal, Ramos, Nacho, Reguilon, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Bale, Benzema, Vinicius

SUBS: Navas, Vallejo, Ceballos, Mariano Diaz, Asensio, Vazquez, Marcelo

AJAX: Onana, Mazraoui, de Ligt, Blind, Tagliafico, De Jong, Schone, Ziyech, de Beek, Tadic, Neres

SUBS: Kristensen, Veltman, Sinkgraven, Huntelaar, Dolberg, Lamprou, de Wit

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