class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>These two sides served up a goal-filled clash in the Spanish capital last week but our tipster is opposing a similar encounter at Anfield on Wednesday
Liverpool welcome Real Madrid to Anfield on Wednesday evening for the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final with Jurgen Klopp’s side having to overturn a 3-1 aggregate deficit.
The Premier League champions were clearly second-best to their La Liga counterparts last week and will need to produce a much-improved showing against Zinedine Zidane’s men.
Liverpool vs Real Madrid Latest Odds
The hosts can be backed at 10/11 (1.91) with bet365 to claim a win, although the Reds have been extremely poor at home this year with just one win in their last nine games at Anfield.
Los Blancos are 13/5 (3.60) to record a victory, while the draw – which would also see the Spaniards progress – is available at 3/1 (4.00).
Liverpool vs Real Madrid Team News
Klopp is still unable to call upon the services of Jordan Henderson, Virgil Van Dijkk, Joe Gomez, and Joel Matip, while Divock Origi is also a doubt.
The visitors are also missing a host of key players with Sergio Ramos, Rafael Varane, Dani Carvajal, Lucas Vazquez, and Eden Hazard all sidelined for the trip to Merseyside.
Liverpool vs Real Madrid Preview
The first leg saw Real Madrid come flying out of the blocks to race into a 2-0 lead against a shellshocked Liverpool, who did respond shortly after the break but Madrid regrouped to score again and take a two-goal advantage into this one.
Even in a game which saw them play extremely well, Zidane’s side conceded a goal and with serious injury problems in the back-four for the Spanish champions, Liverpool will feel they can score the two goals they need to give themselves a chance of progression.
Madrid’s only clean sheet in their last eight games came against basement club Eibar in La Liga, yet at the other end of the pitch the Spanish champions have been in strong form.
Indeed, they have scored in 17 consecutive matches in all competitions and another high scoring game looks on the cards this Wednesday night considering Liverpool have kept just two clean sheets in their last 11 games.at Anfield
Liverpool vs Real Madrid Tips and Prediction
Both teams to score and over 2.5 goals is priced at 4/5 (1.80) with bet365 and looks an excellent selection for this quarter-final second leg clash.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.
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