7th August 2020 – 21:00, Etihad Stadium, Manchester
Manchester City and Real Madrid are going to face each other in the second leg of the Champions League 8th finals. The home side has a decent advantage from the first match, while the visitors are going to search for a turnaround.
Match Preview & Team News
Manchester City finished as the runners-up in the Premier League, being 17 points behind Liverpool. They have been in an excellent form lately, despite the defeat against Arsenal in the FA Cup. The hosts celebrated five times in a row in the Premier League, and some of those victories were very comfortable. The Citizens managed to score 102 goals in the domestic championship, while their defense was the second-best in the league. Kevin de Bruyne and the lads have been playing very well in front of their fans as they suffered just two defeats at Etihad Stadium. Manchester City finished on the top spot in the group stage of the Champions League, and they have a substantial 2:1 advantage from Madrid.
Real Madrid managed to lift the La Liga title, leaving Barcelona five points behind them. The visitors booked ten victories in a row before the last-round draw away to Leganes. Zinedine Zidane’s side has been excellent in the back, especially after the coronavirus break. Their defensive work has been the best in the league, as Los Blancos conceded only 25 times. Real Madrid has been playing very well at away grounds, where they suffered only three defeats. They finished on the 2nd place in the group stage behind PSG. If the visitors want to proceed to the quarter-finals, they need to put an extraordinary display.
Full-Time Winner Odds & Prediction
It is going to be a true derby match, and anything can happen. Although they lost in the first leg at home, Real Madrid won’t give up. However, we believe this match is going to end in a draw.
Goals Market Prediction
Both teams have been very efficient lately, and although the visitors are very secure in the back, we think the nets won’t remain intact in this clash.
Manchester City vs Real Madrid predictions
BTTS Yes @ 1.50
Correct score 2:2 @12.00