Champions League Preview: Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich Prediction, Preview, and Odds (May 8)

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  • Real Madrid and Bayern Munich collide in their second leg on Wednesday
  • Sides played out a thrilling 2-2 draw in Munich last week

The Champions League final will be set this week, as the important second legs in the semi-final stage are contested. Real Madrid and Bayern Munich will renew their rivalry on Wednesday.

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at 3:00 p.m ET
  • Where: Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain
  • How To Watch: CBS


Match ResultOdds
Real Madrid-108
Bayern Munich+290

Match Preview

A fascinating second leg in the Champions League is set for this week, as Bayern Munich and Real Madrid collide. The two European giants played out a thrilling 2-2 draw last week, with Vinicius Jr netting a late leveler from the penalty spot to deny the German giants a famous victory.

The draw has extended Real’s excellent record against Bayern, as they have now gone eight without a defeat. Meanwhile, the Spanish side have avoided defeat in each of their last seven home matches against their German rivals. But, Bayern have progressed from four of their seven semi-final ties in the Champions League against Real.

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Carlo Ancelotti boasts a staggering record against his former side, as he has never lost in nine previous encounters against Bayern. Bayern have also failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 16 matches against Real, with the Spanish side netting in all fixtures against the German side since May 2001.

However, Real have played out draws in each of their last four, which is their longest drawing sequence in Champions League history. But, they have remained very difficult to beat in the competition this term, having avoided defeat in all eleven matches that they have played in the European tournament.

Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich Prediction

All the trends point to a home success this week, as Real boasts a staggering record against their German rivals. For that reason, we will be siding with the Spanish hosts progressing through to yet another Champions League final.

Free Pick:

  • Real Madrid
Alex Dudley
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