Champions League possible line-ups

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The knockout stages of the champions league begin today [Wednesday] with Manchester United hosting Paris Saint-Germain and Porto going to Roma in the first leg of the round of 16 games.

Also on Thursday, Tottenham will host Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund.

Who's likely to start, who might be left out and who is unavailable? predicts all this week's line-ups.

Manchester United v Paris

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United: De Gea; Young, Lindelöf, Jones, Shaw; Herrera, Matić, Pogba; Lingard, Rashford, Martial

Out: Darmian (knock), Valencia (muscular)

Doubtful: none


Paris: Buffon; Kehrer, Thiago Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat; Marquinhos, Verratti; Dani Alves, Draxler, Di María; Mbappé

Out: Neymar (foot), Cavani (hip), Meunier (concussion)


Roma v Porto

Roma: Mirante; Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov; Pellegrini, De Rossi, Cristante; Zaniolo, Džeko, El Shaarawy

Out: Schick (thigh), Karsdorp (thigh)

Doubtful: Ünder (thigh), Perotti (calf), Olsen (calf)



Roma in training ahead of the Porto game

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Porto: Casillas; Éder Militão, Filipe, Pepe, Alex Telles; Danilo, Herrera, Óliver Torres; Otávio, Soares, Brahimi

Out: Marega (thigh), Corona (suspended)

Doubtful: none



Tottenham v Dortmund

Tottenham: Lloris; Trippier, Sánchez, Alderweireld, Vertonghen; Winks, Sissoko, Eriksen; Lucas, Son, Lamela

Out: Kane (ankle), Alli (hamstring), Davies (groin)

Doubtful: Rose (shin)


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Dortmund: Bürki; Hakimi, Toprak, Diallo, Schmelzer; Witsel, Delaney; Sancho, Philipp, Guerreiro; Götze

Out: Alcácer (shoulder), Akanji (hip), Piszczek (foot), Reus (thigh), Weigl (illness)


Ajax v Real Madrid

Ajax: Onana; Mazraoui, De Ligt, Blind, Tagliafico; De Jong, Van de Beek, Schöne; Ziyech, Dolberg, Tadić

Out: Bandé (calf)

Doubtful: De Jong (groin), Tagliafico (knee), Magallán (leg)


Real Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Reguilón; Modrić, Casemiro, Kroos; Bale, Benzema, Vinícius

Out: Isco (back), Llorente (adductor)

Doubt: Vallejo (hamstring)

All round of 16 fixtures kick off at 20:00GMT