Real Madrid v Lyon
A late equalizer from Bafétimbi Gomis cancelled out an earlier goal from Karim Benzema to give Lyon a 1-1 draw.
Benzema was on the mark again with the two goals that guaranteed a 2-0 home win for Real Madrid against Hercules.
A goal in each half from Lisandro Lopez and Pjanic gave Lyon a 2-0 win at Sochaux.
Gonzalo Higuain is unlikely to return this season after suffering an injury to his back. Ronaldo has missed the last two weeks with a thigh injury while
Kaka and Fernando Gago have both missed recent matches.
Sami Khedira came on as a substitute against Hercules and Pedro Leon should be available after missing the same match.
For Lyon Cissokho, Gourcuff and Cris have all been battling various knocks over the last week or so and final decisions are likely closer to kick-off.
Michel Bastos of Lyon will have to sit this one out.
Lyon has drawn on their three visits to play Real Madrid including a 1-1 draw last season.
Real Madrid last made it to the quarter-finals of the Champions League in 2003/04.
Real Madrid have won 21 games at home this season so far.
Chelsea v Copenhagen
Chelsea cruised to a 2-0 win in Denmark with Nicolas Anelka scoring in each half.
Chelsea did not play on account on being knocked out of the FA Cup a few weeks ago.
A goal from Costa Rica international Christian Bolanos gave Copenhagen a 1-0 win away to Aalborg BK.
Alex and Yossi Benayoun are both carrying long term injuries for Chelsea.
Martin Bergvold is a long term absentee for Copenhagen while defender Mikael Antonsson left the game against Aalborg BK.
Copenhagen will be missing Czech Republic full back Zdenek Pospech
Nicolas Anelka has scored 7 times in this season’s Champions League and Branislav Ivanovic has two goals – no other Chelsea player has scored more than once.
Copenhagen lost their unbeaten record in the Danish League when they lost 2-0 to FC Midtjylland a week past Sunday.
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