Tuesday December 9th, 2014

Real Madrid vs. Ludogorets

​Real Madrid hosts Ludogorets in a Champions League Group B match. Real Madrid is a perfect 5-0 so far in group play, including a 2-1 win against Ludogorets on Oct. 1. Ludogorets is 1-1-3 and has already been eliminated from reaching the knockout round.

If Ludogorets wins the match, it can still qualify for the Europa League. 

How to watch

Match time: 2:45 p.m. ET

TV coverage: Fox Sports 2

Live stream: The match can be live streamed here.

Match facts

Real Madrid is trying to become the first team to win the Champions League for two straight years since A.C. Milan in 1988-89 and 1989-90. 

Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez will not play on Tuesday after he injured his right calf on Saturday.

With an undefeated start after five matches, Real Madrid has qualified for the knockout round for the 18th straight season.

Real Madrid is seeking to become only the sixth team to ever win all six group play games. The club was the last team to achieve the feat in 2011-12.

Karim Benzema's five goals lead Real Madrid and are tied for third in Champions League play. Cristiano Ronaldo is second on the club with four goals.

Real Madrid is also in first place in La Liga with a 12-0-2 record. They hold a two-point lead over Barcelona.

For Ludogorets, Dani Abolo tops the club with two goals during Champions League play.

Ludogorets is seeking to become the first Hungarian club to ever win a match outside of the country against a Spanish team.

Ludogorets enters with a two-game winning streak, including a victory over league foe Beroe in the Bulgarian Cup second round on Friday.

With 12 yellow cards and one red card, Ludogorets is tied for No. 6 in penalties during Champions League play.

Ludogorets is in second place in the Bulgarian A Football Group with an 11-5-2 record. They trail CSKA Sofia by three points.

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