Check out the Man City v Real Madrid betting preview as the game marks the restart of the champions league. This is the 2nd leg of the match as both teams faced each other in February with City winning 2-1. However, this game will be played under different circumstances as Real Madrid has finally found their form. The 2020 Champions League betting predictions had both teams as top favorites for the title. Which team do you think will have an early exit?
An Overview of Both Teams’ Season
Before getting into the Man City v Real Madrid betting preview, let us analyze the situation of each team. Although Real Madrid have had a slow and wobbly start at the beginning of the season, the team finished in the best way possible. The Los Blancos managed to win the La Liga five points ahead of rivals Barcelona. Zinedine Zidane was able to reinvent the identity of Real Madrid after an extremely poor 2018/2019 season. Statistics show that the team is more balanced than ever. Real Madrid scored a total of 70 goals and conceded only 25 which makes them the strongest team defensively in the league. Also, the depth of the squad in every position is something to admire. To put you in perspective on how versatile the squad is, Zidane has world-class players such as Bale, James, and Isco on his bench. As a result, Real Madrid are on their way back to the top in Europe.
On the other hand, Manchester City’s season has not been as impressive according to their standards. The Citizens lost their Premier League title to Liverpool with seven games to spare. Also, The Champions League is their only hope of winning a title this season as they got knocked out from the FA Cup by in the semifinal. Therefore, Pep Guardiola will be solely focusing on probably the most important match of the season vs Real Madrid. So, what has changed since the first leg of Manchester City vs Real Madrid was played?
Man City v Real Madrid Betting Preview for the 2nd Leg
The first leg of Manchester City vs Real Madrid was played on the 26 of February. During that time, Manchester City were in good form, while Real Madrid were struggling to find consistent performance. As a result, the English team was able to pull out a 2-1 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu. However, coming into the 2nd leg, Real Madrid will have the motivation and confidence to qualify after winning the La Liga. Also, the Champions League is Zidane’s specialty as he has never been knocked out of it.
Alternatively, Manchester City will be playing on their home ground with significant advantage from the away win. As a result, online sportsbook sites in the UK predict the English team is more likely to progress to the quarter-finals in their Man City v Real Madrid betting prediction. On 1xBET, odds for Man City to win are 1.76, while Real Madrid has winning odds of 4.54, and odds of a draw happening are 4.4. how do think that match ends? Place your bet on Manchester City vs Real Madrid.