Last week’s first leg was a thrilling encounter and another high-scoring clash looks likely when Carlo Ancelotti’s men host the Blues
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Manchester City head to the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday for the second leg of their Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid, with Pep Guardiola’s side aiming to defend their 4-3 aggregate lead.
Last week’s first leg saw the Premier League champions dominate large parts, only for Madrid’s fighting spirit to ensure a score line which keeps the tie very much alive.
Real Madrid vs Manchester City latest odds
Los Blancos were beaten 3-2 at home in the previous round by Chelsea and a repeat scoreline would see City through to the final.
Real Madrid vs Manchester City first goalscorer
Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoring when the sides met at the Etihad Stadium last week and the Belgium international is offered at 7/1 (8.00) to break the deadlock once more.
Vinicius Junior scored an exceptional individual goal in Manchester last Tuesday and the young Brazilian can be backed at 7/1 (8.00).
As a value option Rodrygo could be of interest at 10/1 (11.00) given his excellent run of four goals in the last five games.
Real Madrid vs Manchester City preview
Last week’s first leg was one of the most entertaining games the competition has witnessed in recent years and it is hard to imagine that Wednesday’s clash will be any less open.
Both sides possess numerous goal threats, while neither look at their best defensively and there will surely be plenty of interest in backing a goal-filled encounter.
Indeed, Real Madrid’s last four Champions League matches have produced 20 goals and Los Blancos look set to be involved in yet another European thriller this week.
Real Madrid vs Manchester City tips & predictions
Both teams to score and over 2.5 goals is priced at 8/11 (1.73) and has paid out in each of Madrid’s last four games in the tournament.
Odds correct at the time of writing. 18+. begambleaware.org
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