Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid: Confirmed XI's – Arda Turan starts for Atleti

Atletico Madrid take on Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-final first-leg today at the Vicente Calderon stadium.

The match up is a repeat of last seasons Champions League final that Real won 4-1.

The La Liga champions have however, had the upper hand against Real this season. Atleti have not lost against the Spanish giants in their last six meetings.

Diego Simeone was forced to rest Raul Garcia who has an arm injury but he will be available on the subs bench.

See More:
Watch Arda Turan Nutmeg Gerard Pique in Slow Motion
Turkish footballers abroad

Real boss Carlos Ancelotti is without Coentrao due to injury but Sami Khedira was able to make it into the match day squad.

The Spanish giants have lost three of their last seven matches in all competitions and have not defeated Atleti in their last six attempts.

Turkish international Arda Turan will start against Real, the 28-year-old missed last years final due to injury.

Atletico Madrid – Real Madrid

Stadium: Vicente Calderon

Kick-Off: 19:45 (GMT)

Referee: Milorad Mazic

Confirmed lineups

Atlético Marid: Oblak, Godín, Siqueira, Juanfran, Miranda, Mario Suárez, Koke, Griezmann, Arda Turan, Gabi, Mandžukić

SUBS: Moyà, Gámez, Giménez, Tiago, Raúl García, Saúl Ñíguez, Torres.

Manager: Diego Simeone

Real Madrid: Casillas, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo, Carvajal, Kroos, James Rodríguez, Bale, Modrić, Ronaldo, Benzema

SUBS: Navas, Pepe, Arbeloa, Khedira, Isco, Illarramendi, Jesé.

Manager: Carlo Ancelotti