Champions League: Manchester City vs Real Madrid

Manchester City vs Real Madrid Betting Tip and Predictions. In the first leg of the Semi-finals in the UEFA Champions League, Manchester City host Real Madrid at Etihad. Read below betting preview, useful info and predictions for the match between Manchester City vs Real Madrid.


Manchester City have already made big success after they reach the semi finals of Champions League, but they want to make another step forward and play in the final of the elite European club competition. Home team have lost all chances to win the title in Premier League, so now they can fully focus on CL. In the last match Man City smashed Stoke City 4-0 and they are full of confidence for this game. On that match, their manager Manuel Pellegrini have rested many important players, so they are fresh for probably the most important match of the season. Their coach knows that it won’t be an easy game for them, but he said that they will not just try to defend to reach the final. “We need a hot heart and a cold mind. We need our emotions under control.” – said Pellegrini.

Real Madrid are in the great form with 5 consecutive wins in all competitions. In the previous match in La Liga they beat Rayo Vallecano 2-3, despite the fact that they were losing 2-0 after 15 minutes. Their coach Zinédine Zidane has rested many important players, including their best player Cristiano Ronaldo, but despite that fact they have managed to win that game and stay in a race for the title. The match against Manchester City is very important for Real Madrid and they want to make positive result in the first leg. Visitors have amazing attack, but their performance in defence is not at the high level. In the last three games they conceded 3 goals, but on the other side they were very good in the attack and scored 11 goals. Good news for Spanish side is that Ronaldo is fresh and he will be the most dangerous player for home defenders. “We are going to do the best we possibly can to score and try not to concede. It’s a game and tie that is 50/50.” – said Zidane.

Manchester City vs Real Madrid injuries and suspensions

Home team have almost full squad available for this game, except Touré who picked up an injury in the last Premier League match. On the other side, visitors miss Lazo due to suspension, while Benzema is doubtful.

Manchester City vs Real Madrid possible lineups

Manchester City: Hart; Sagna, Otamendi, Kompany, Clichy; Fernando, Fernandinho; Navas, De Bruyne, Silva; Agüero.
Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Pepe, Marcelo; Modrić, Casemiro, Kroos; Bale, Jesé (Lucas Vázquez), Ronaldo.

Manchester City vs Real Madrid Prediction

Home team have a good chance to make amazing result in their history and they will do their best in order to make good result in the first leg. Visitors could be very dangerous, but home side have very good attack and they can hurt them easy. I expect very interesting match between Manchester City vs Real Madrid and I’ll give an advantage to home side.

Manchester City vs Real Madrid Betting Tip: 1X @ 1.55 (Bet365)

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