Juventus vs Real Madrid
Champions League Quarter Final
Date: Tuesday, 3rd April 2018
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Allianz Stadium (Turin).
It is a repeat of the 2017 Champions League final in Cardiff and Juventus will be certainly looking to avenge the heavy 4-1 defeat suffered from the hands of Real Madrid when they lock horns at Turin on Tuesday.
Arguably, these are the two successful teams in the competition in recent time. Real Madrid won the trophy in consecutive seasons, while Juventus reached the finals two times in the space of three seasons.
Juve’s Champions League campaign this season has started with a humbling 3-0 defeat at Barcelona. They are unbeaten since, picked up 4 wins and 3 draws. Their round of 16 tie was a tricky affair against Tottenham Hotspur. They did surrender a 2-2 draw at Turin before coming back from a goal down to win 2-1 in the reverse leg at Wembley.
Real Madrid also lost 1 game in the competition and this was handed by Juve’s round of 16 opponent Spurs. Yet, they bagged 6 wins and a draw from the remaining 7 games. The pair or wins against PSG in the previous round virtually brought back Madrid to form after struggling for consistency in both domestic and European competitions.
Juventus vs Real Madrid: Head-to-head
There has been a total of 19 previous meetings between the two sides in the UEFA competitions. Real Madrid won 9, Juve in 8 along with 2 draws.
However, Juve had eliminated out Real Madrid in each of the four time they met in the double legged knockout tie.
Juve have a strong record against Madrid while playing at home as they bagged 6 wins and 1 draw from 8 matches. The lone defeat came in their first ever duel back in 1962.
Juventus vs Real Madrid: Prediction
Without a doubt, Real Madrid are playing their best football at this point of time. But Juve are looking solid as ever and gave nothing away while playing in front of their home fans at Turin.
Therefore, this will be a closely contested battle, but can only back Juve for a win since they are unbeaten in the last 7 home fixtures with Real Madrid. But, expect goals at both ends and a late drama is on the cards.
Juventus vs Real Madrid: Bet Tips
Both teams to Score priced at 1.90 odd is a potential banker.
While, double chance Juventus or draw for 1.57 odd is a decent alternate.
Correct Score Prediction: 2-1 home win for 11.50 odds.