Roma vs Real Madrid
UEFA Champions League
Date: Tuesday, 27 November 2018
Kick-Off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: Stadio Olimpico (Rome).
The first place in Group G will likely be decided on Tuesday evening when Roma host Real Madrid at Olimpico. Teams head into the Matchday No 5 lock on nine points after four games so far in the campaign. They are both five points off CSKA Moscow in third and they could both secure the knockout stage regardless of the outcome in this tie if Plzen avoid a defeat in the Russian capital.
The international break killed the momentum for both Roma and Madrid who disappointed in their respective domestic defeats at the weekend. Giallorossi fell 1-0 away at Udinese, while Santiago Solari’s impressive four-win thread came to an end in the most cruel of fashions as Eibar destroyed Los Blancos 3-0 in the first game of the La Liga day on Sunday at Ipurua.
Roma vs Real Madrid: Head-to-head
These two likes met each other quite frequently in recent years.
This will be their seventh H2H clash since 2014.
Madrid won four in a row coming into this one.
Los Blancos picked up a comfortable 3-0 victory on the opening Matchday thanks to goals from Isco, Gareth Bale and Mariano Diaz.
Roma vs Real Madrid: Prediction
Real scored four or more goals on three occasions in five matches under Santiago Solari. However, the new manager is about to face his first serious test to rise the spirits in the dressing room after a demolishing defeat to Eibar.
The trip to Olimpico will be a tough one for the holders as Roma won seven on the spin in front of the home crowd in the Champions League. Eusebio Di Francesco’s troops rebounded from the initial defeat to real with three straight wins.
Giallorossi kept their net untouched in six of last seven home games in the competition. A thread includes two separate 3-0 wins over Chelsea and Barcelona in the previous term. The value is thus with the hosts who are 1.80 to avoid a defeat against the record 13-time champions.
Roma vs Real Madrid: Bet Tips
Roma or Draw Double Chance @ 1.80 (4/5)
Roma to keep a clean sheet @ 5.50 (9/2).