Real Madrid vs Liverpool
UEFA Champions League
Date: 15 March 2023, Wednesday
Kick-off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Santiago Bernabeu (Madrid).
Real Madrid completed a huge comeback in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League tie against Liverpool three weeks ago at Anfield.
La Liga champions bounced back from a shocking start to the game and two conceded goals within the opening 14 minutes of the affair.
They responded in style, finding two goals before the half-time break, and bagging three more second-half goals to secure a massive 2-5 victory on the occasion.
Los Blancos are enormous favorites to advance and only a miracle could prevent them from playing the quarterfinal of the elite continental competition.
Carlo Ancelotti’s men will also enter this rematch in higher spirits after a 3-1 win over Espanyol on Saturday afternoon.
The win kept Madrid nine points shy of Barcelona atop the league standings. The domestic title may have already been lost for Los Blancos, though, since they have had way too many slip-ups throughout the campaign.
This is why we expect Ancelotti’s troops to be even more motivated and prove their worth in the Champions League.
Liverpool, on the other side, failed to back up the 7-0 drubbing of Manchester United in a huge cross-city derby as they fell 1-0 away at Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon.
The Reds have thus halted their push for the top four finish as they are now six points shy of Tottenham Hotspur in fourth place of the Premier League standings.
Real Madrid vs Liverpool Head-to-head
- Real Madrid have been the dominant force in the history of this matchup, winning six and drawing one of the last seven meetings with the Reds.
- As mentioned above, the first leg of this tie ended in Madrid’s 2-5 win at Anfield in what was an open game full of chances at both ends.
- We’ve seen at least four goals in three of the previous five head to head outings.
Real Madrid vs Liverpool Prediction
Real Madrid do have a huge advantage from the first leg but we can still see the value in backing them to win in the rematch as well at the 2.25 odds.
Liverpool are miles away from their best form, especially on the road. The Reds lost four of the last six away games in the Premier League. The alternative pick would be Vinicus Junior to score anytime at the attractive 3.50 odds, following his brace at the Anfield.
Real Madrid vs Liverpool Betting Tips
Real Madrid to win @ 2.25 (5/4)
Vinicius Junior to score anytime @ 3.50 (5/2) odd.