AS Roma vs Real Madrid Betting Tip and Predictions. In the first leg of the 1/8 finals in the UEFA Champions League, AS Roma host Real Madrid. Read below betting preview, useful info and predictions for the match between AS Roma vs Real Madrid.
Real Madrid finished the group phase of this competition without defeat (5-1-0) and they are favorites to reach the next phase of Champions League. In the last 14 matches in all competitions they lost only once. Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored 11 goals in the Champions League this season, is in the great form and without any doubt he will the most dangerous player for AS Roma defence. Zinédine Zidane, Real Madrid coach, said that this won’t be an easy game, but he is optimistic and expect positive result. “It will be difficult, but we have trained well all week and are ready to do our part.” – said Zidane.
AS Roma vs Real Madrid injuries and suspensions
Home side miss Capradossi, while De Rossi and Totti are both doubtful. On the other side, visitors will be without Bale, Pepe and Abner, while Marcelo picked up a shoulder injury and he’s doubtful for this game.
AS Roma vs Real Madrid possible lineups
AS Roma: Szczęsny; Rüdiger, De Rossi, Manolas; Florenzi, Pjanić, Keita, Nainggolan, Digne; Salah, Džeko.
Real Madrid: Navas; Marcelo/Carvajal, Varane, Sergio Ramos, Danilo; Modrić, Kroos, Isco; James Rodríguez, Benzema, Ronaldo.
AS Roma vs Real Madrid Prediction
Visitors are favorites to win this game, but home side have to attack and make positive result upfront their supporters ’cause it will be very hard to do it in the second leg. I expect an open and interesting match between AS Roma vs Real Madrid and many goals.