Manchester City vs Real Madrid Prediction & Tips
Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City tries to reconfirm on the friendly lawn of the Etihad Stadium in the return of the Champions League round of 16 against Real Madrid. The Citizens, in fact, imposed themselves for 1-2 in the first leg played on 26 February 2020 at the Santiago Bernabeu reversing the result in the final thanks to Gabriel Jesus and the rigor of Kevin De Bruyne. On that occasion Zinedine Zidane’s Real also suffered the expulsion of captain Sergio Ramos, who therefore will not be there for this important challenge. The two teams return to the field a few weeks after the last game played: Manchester City won last July 26 against Norwich City for 5-0 while Real Madrid had finished the La Liga the week before by drawing on the Leganes field for 2-2.
There have been 37 Over 2.5’s in the last 41 Real Madrid Champions League games.
Manchester City have scored at least 2 goals in 13 of their last 16 Champions League games.
There have been 6 Over 2.5s in Manchester City’s last 8 competitive games this season.
Real Madrid have returned from a positive streak of 11 games with 10 wins and 1 draw. In addition, Real have scored continuously for 14 consecutive games.
We are focusing on Over 2.5 also for the return match, as happened at the Bernabeu on February 26th. City favorite and unbeaten in 8 consecutive Champions League games against a Real team that will try to play it all out in the desert Etihad Stadium.
Manchester City – Real Madrid FREE TIPS
Manchester City – Win @ 1.75
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90