Real Madrid vs PSG Prediction, Betting Tips and Match Preview. Check the match preview, betting tips, useful info and football predictions for the match between Real Madrid vs PSG in Champions League.
Real Madrid vs PSG Match Preview
This has to be the most anticipated tussle of this knock-out round in the Champions League. Double defending Champions Real Madrid will look to keep their domestic troubles at bay, as they prepare to on a confident PSG side. This Real Madrid vs PSG Champions League encounter first-leg will be played at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday, February 14, so check out our Real Madrid vs PSG prediction and betting tips.
Although it is too early to say, the Champions League remains the only bet for Zinedine Zidane’s men to capture a title. With the La Liga title race firmly in the grip of Barcelona and with Madrid looking a long way away from being a challenger, Champions League could be the only saving grace for Madrid. Although they thrashed Real Sociedad 5-2 last weekend, there is so much of inconsistency from the Los Blancos this season. Even in the group stage, they uncharacteristically struggled against Tottenham Hotspur to finish second in Group H behind Spurs. That they could take only a point off the English side is a testimony to their struggles. Can the hosts make the best use of the home advantage is this Real Madrid vs PSG encounter?
PSG have been pulling the right strings ever since they landed superstar Neymar. They have a healthy 12-point gap at the top of the Ligue 1 standings and have been in scintillating form in the Champions League so far. The Parisians have topped Group B with 15 points. Coming into this Real Madrid vs PSG fixture, the visitors will hope that their goal scoring prowess will help them through! They have scored a total of 25 goals in the league stage. Their form coming into this fixture is pretty good too, as the visitors have lost only once in their last 15 matches (W14, L1) in all competitions. That includes a run of six consecutive wins, during which PSG have scored 19 goals conceding only five goals.
Real Madrid vs PSG H2H
Real Madrid have lost only once in their last five meetings against PSG, winning thrice and drawing one of those games.
Real Madrid vs PSG Team News
Daniel Carvajal is suspended for the first leg for Real Madrid, which should be the lone fitness concern for the hosts.
Edinson Cavani is an injury concern for the hosts, but the Uruguayan forward should play the game.
Real Madrid vs PSG Probable Line-ups
Real Madrid: Navas (GK), Nacho, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo, Modric, Casemiro, Kroos, Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo.
PSG: Ederson (GK), Areola (GK), Alves, Marquinhos, Silva, Kurwaza, Verratti, Celso, Rabiot, Mbappe, Cavani, Neymar.
Real Madrid vs PSG Prediction
Both sides look good to score a goal at both ends and that is exactly what we are going to back. With Cristiano Ronaldo easing his way back to form, this could be a tricky fixture to predict. With Neymar in their ranks, the visitors appear to have the slight edge for this encounter, especially with Marcelo out injured.