Champions League Preview: Man City vs Real Madrid Prediction, Preview, and Odds (Apr 17)

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  • Man City and Real Madrid played out a thrilling 3-3 draw in their first leg
  • City looking to become only the second team in history to eliminate Real in successive European campaigns

A heavyweight showdown in the Champions League is set for Wednesday, as Real Madrid and Man City renew their rivalry. The clubs played out a thrilling 3-3 draw in their first leg in Spain last week.

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at 3:00 p.m ET
  • Where: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England
  • How To Watch: NBC


Match ResultOdds
Man City-154
Real Madrid+375

Match Preview

Another exciting clash between Man City and Real Madrid is set for the Champions League this week, as one of these heavyweights will crash out in the quarterfinal stage of the competition. Man City will certainly feel as though they have the upperhand at this stage after drawing the first leg in Spain.

The Premier League champions will be looking to make history on Wednesday, as they could become only the second team in history to eliminate Real Madrid in successive European campaigns. Their chances of achieving that are certainly enhanced based on the fact that they have won each of their last three home matches against Los Blancos.

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History suggests that this should be a high-scoring affair between the two sides this week. Across the last five meetings between the teams, there have been a total of 23 goals scored. In fact, two of the last five meetings have seen a goal scored inside the opening five minutes.

Real Madrid have a negative record after failing to win their first leg in front of their home fans, as they have progressed on just two from the previous ten occasions. However, the two instances in which they have progressed after failing to win their home first leg have come against Manchester-based sides.

Man City vs Real Madrid Prediction

Man City have a stunning home record in the Champions League, and that could be a very challenging factor to overlook this week. For that reason, we will be siding with the reigning European champions to ensure their progression with a victory on Wednesday.

Free Pick:

  • Man City
Alex Dudley
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