The prediction of Manchester City and Real Madrid comes before the match of the Champions League Playoff – 8th finals. This game will be played on August 7th, at Etihad Stadium, England. In this match overview, we bring you betting tips and accurate predictions of results based on the analysis of these two sides.
Manchester City vs Real Madrid Match Preview and Team News
Manchester City played great in the group stage, deservedly winning first place with four wins and two draws. They scored 16 goals, which is almost three goals per match, while the home side’s defense conceded only four times. The Citizens are strong in the back, and they fight for every ball. Manchester City has a lot of players in the middle of the field, and they can rotate a lot. It is such a choice that it is difficult to decide who will be in the starting lineup. Raheem Sterling is the engine of this team, he goes through the opponent’s defense like a fast train, he has excellent ball control, and he is a master of football. Pep Guardiola is doing a great job, the motivation of the players grows in every game, and he can be satisfied and proud of his guys. Gabriel Jesus has good dribbles, the Brazilian international scored four goals in the Champions League, and Pep Guardiola adores this guy.
Real played had a decent campaign in the group stage, and they managed to qualify for the playoffs without big troubles. However, they couldn’t cope with PSG, who topped the table. Although Los Blancos managed to find the back of the net 14 times, they were pretty leaky in the back with eight goals conceded. However, after the coronavirus break, Real Madrid raised the level of their performances and celebrated the La Liga title. Sergio Ramos is a real captain and team leader, he has scored 11 goals in all competitions this season, and Spanish international has excellent physical characteristics. Luka Modrić plays great, helps young players a lot, and commands with his experience in the middle of the field. Karim Benzema scored four goals in the Champions League, French international netted 21 goals in La Liga, and it has been an excellent individual campaign for him. The opposing defenses cannot keep the Frenchman. Zinedine Zidane is a great coach, and the fans adore this man.
Manchester City vs Real Madrid Predicted Lineups
Manchester City: Ederson; Walker, Fernandinho, Laporte, Cancelo; Rodri, Gundogan, De Bruyne; Sterling, Gabriel Jesus, Mahrez.
Real Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Militao, Mendy; Casemiro, Modric, Kroos; Hazard, Benzema, Asensio
Manchester City vs Real Madrid Tips and Predictions
It is going to be an exciting match since Real Madrid will try to catch up with a 2:1 loss from the first leg. The clash is going to be open on both sides, and it wouldn’t be surprising if it ends in a draw.
Both teams are very capable in front of the oppositions’ goal; therefore, we are expecting to see goals in both nets.
BTTS Yes @ 1.50
Correct score 2:2 @13.00