Real Madrid vs Napoli Betting Tip and Predictions. In the 1/8 finals of the UEFA Champions League, Real Madrid host Napoli at Santiago Bernabeu. Read below betting preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Real Madrid vs Napoli.
Real Madrid finished the group phase of the UEFA Champions League at the second position and they will host Napoli on Wednesday in the first leg of the 1/8 finals. Team from Madrid have managed to won two of the last three Champions league competitions and they are one of the main candidate to lift the trophy. Their coach Zidane has announced before the start of the season that Real Madrid’s priority for this season is to win LaLiga, they want to try to win this competition again. They are doing good job so far and without any doubt they are favorites to go through, but it won’t be easy job for them because visitors are playing very good this season in Serie A.
“The first leg is at home and we want to take advantage, to damage our opponents’ hopes – but obviously they can do the same to us.” – said their manager Zinédine Zidane.
“We need to accept any result, but one thing I won’t accept is being scared.” – said their manager Maurizio Sarri.
Home side miss Gareth Bale, while Lucas Vázquez remains doubt. On the other side, visitors have almost full squad available, except Arkadiusz Milik, who is doubtful.
Real Madrid vs Napoli Predicted Lineups
Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Kroos, Casemiro, Modrić; Vázquez, Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Napoli: Reina; Hysaj, Koulibaly, Albiol, Ghoulam; Zieliński, Diawara, Hamšík; Callejón, Mertens, Insigne.
Real Madrid vs Napoli Prediction
Home side is a favorite to go through and they want to finish the job in the first leg. Visitors will try to get back home unbeaten, but they will have to hit the net. I expect interesting match between Real Madrid vs Napoli and goals in both nets.