Real Madrid vs Manchester City Odds – Wednesday 4th May 2016 – 19:45 – BT Sport Europe
Real are 1/2 with the draw available at odds of 7/2 and City are 11/2
Betting tips and match preview | UEFA Champions League
Real Madrid welcome Manchester City to the Santiago Bernabéu in a huge clash that will see the winners face Atletico Madrid in Milan.
Real Madrid come into this match in excellent form in and will be looking to maintain that form in this Champions League tie. They are unbeaten in their last six matches and in that sequence they have won five matches and drawn one with their most recent match against Real Sociedad a 1-0 win courtesy of a Gareth Bale goal in the 80th minute.
Real have won 8 of their 11 matches in the Champions League this season and are only two matches away from winning the competition for the 11th time in their history. They will have a huge advantage with star man Cristiano Ronaldo returning from injury in their biggest fixture of the season and will be hoping to maintain their excellent record at home in Europe.
They have won all five of their home matches in this seasons competition and they have only lost one match this season and that was against Wolfsburg in their Quarter Final first leg, however that match was straight after the high of beating Barcelona at the Camp Nou.
Real will be looking for their 9th win in the competition and their 2nd win in four matches against Manuel Pellegrini and his men.
City Slight Underdogs
The visitors Manchester City come into this fixture on the back of a 4-2 stuffing against Southampton at St.Mary’s, a result that may yet have a damaging effect on this encounter in the biggest match of their history.
City despite that result come into this match in great form in all competitions, having drawn the first leg against Real 0-0 last week they will be looking to put the pressure on and score an away goal at the Bernabeu this evening.
They have a huge task in this match to beat a Real Madrid side that have an excellent home record and with the return of Ronaldo it won’t be easy for them. City will take heart from their home performance against Real where they stopped them from scoring a crucial away goal but will be disappointed that they didn’t utilise the home advantage to score themselves.
City have won 6 matches this season with 3 draws and 2 defeats so they have been in mixed form in this years competition and they will be targeting progression to the final where they will compete with Atletico for their first Champions League crown.
They will also be looking to better their poor record against Real Madrid, with three matches played and one defeat and two draws they will want to win and progress to the final, in what will be Manuel Pellegrini’s last match as manager.
Real head into this fixture with a record of five wins and one draw in their last six matches. Man City have a record of three wins, two draws and one defeat in their last six matches.
Both teams are 8/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Real are Cristiano Ronaldo at 11/4 with Jese Rodriguez at 4/1. For Manchester City Sergio Aguero is at 6/1 with Kelechi Iheanacho at 10/1.
The last time these two sides met was last week in the first leg and they drew 0-0 at the Etihad. The odds of the same scoreline are 12/1.
Real Madrid vs Manchester City Betting Tips
Tip 1 – Ronaldo to score first @ 11/4
Tip 2 – Real to win 2-1 @ 15/2
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