The UEFA Champions League dominates the thoughts of football fans in midweek, with the semifinals of the continent’s most famous competition taking centre stage. Liverpool lead 2-0 and travel to Villarreal for the second leg on Tuesday before Man City travel to Spain, home to this year’s champions Real Madrid.
The Cityzens took a narrow lead at the Etihad Stadium last week, but seven goals were scored that night, meaning there is plenty of life left in this game. The Spaniards will certainly not be ready to throw in the towel and concede defeat.
The two semifinals are a matter between England and Spain, but it would not be a surprise if the winner of the competition emerges from this match. If Man City or Real Madrid win here and advance to the final, they will go into the game as the big favourites to win the trophy. But which team will make it?
Real Madrid is the home team and will be supported by a large crowd, but Man City is ahead in the standings and will try to defend it and sneak into the final.
The statistics of the duels between Real Madrid and Manchester City are very interesting, because the two European heavyweights have met seven times in the past. The difference between the two teams is small: Man City currently has 3 wins, Real Madrid 2 wins and 2 draws.
Real Madrid Vs Man. City prediction
Real Madrid are one of the strongest teams in world football when playing at home, so they won’t be put off by that first-leg lead. There’s just one goal in it at present, and Real Madrid are a team that don’t need to be encouraged to go on the attack.
Our Pick: BTTS
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