Ace Football team offers the Champions League round of 16 match preview for Real Madrid and Liverpool, who meet up this coming Wednesday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
Liverpool take the daunting trip to Santiago Bernabeu to play Real Madrid in a second leg last-16 tie in the Champions League.
The Reds have it all to do, having lost the opening leg 5-2 at Anfield on February 21. That said, they do have nothing left to lose and can now attack Real Madrid right from the off with no fear whatsoever.
Form: Real Madrid vs Liverpool
Real Madrid Form
Real Madrid have seen it all in their last three matches, which gave them four points. First, they went down 0-1 against Barcelona, before picking up a 0-0 draw against Real Betis. Their latest match brought a 3-1 win in their encounter with Espanyol. Carlo Ancelotti’s side won five of their last six Champions League matches at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, scoring 17 and conceding seven along the way. They lost once but didn’t draw a single match.
In the last three matches, Liverpool beat Wolverhampton 2-0, won 7-0 against Manchester United, and lost 1-0 against Bournemouth. Jurgen Klopp’s side picked up five wins from a possible six on their recent travels in the Champions League, while scoring 19 and conceding eight goals. They also lost once while drawing none.
Betting stats and facts for Real Madrid and Liverpool
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Real Madrid and Liverpool played across all competitions.
- Real Madrid have scored in 38 of the last 40 matches
- Real Madrid have not lost 24 of the last 26 home matches
- Real Madrid have scored in 20 of the last 21 home matches
- Real Madrid have not lost 11 of the last 12 matches
- Real Madrid have won 5 of the last 6 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- In 9 of the last 10 Liverpool matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 6 Liverpool away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 4 of the last 5 Liverpool matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Liverpool have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
- Liverpool have not won 5 of the last 7 away matches
Interesting players: Real Madrid vs Liverpool
It is a great season for Karim Benzema, who scored two goals in his last Champions League game. Real Madrid will rely on his services to gun down Liverpool, who may rely on an in-form Mohamed Salah to lead the attack.
Betting markets: Real Madrid vs Liverpool
Real Madrid won six of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, drawing two and losing two as well. Liverpool won three from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost six in this run. Real Madrid have not lost to Liverpool in 3 consecutive home meetings.
Both teams to score
Real Madrid scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Liverpool got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. Real Madrid managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. The Whites have scored in 3 consecutive home meetings with Liverpool.
Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Real Madrid’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 2.4 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Liverpool’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.6 goals in these matches.
Betting suggestion: Real Madrid vs Liverpool
In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Real Madrid and Liverpool. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.