Liverpool will take on Real Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 at Anfield on Tuesday. The meeting starts at 20:00 GMT.
Liverpool successfully passed the Champions League group stage and finished second with 15 points. As a result, the club lost first place to Napoli in additional indicators.
In 6 matches, the team managed to win 5 times and concede to Napoli once in the first meeting with a score (1-4). In other matches, the team led by Jurgen Klopp was stronger.
In the last match of the championship, Liverpool beat Newcastle 2-0 on the road, before that there was a victory over Everton with a score (1-0).
In the meantime, Real Madrid were also able to confidently clear the group stage, finishing first in their group with 13 points, in which they managed to score 15 goals and conceded 6.
Carlo Anceloti’s team turned out to be stronger than RB Leipzig, Shakhtar and Celtic. For 6 matches played, the club won 4 times, and also drew and lost once.
In the last match of the championship of Spain, Real Madrid won a confident away victory over Osasuna with a score (2-0), before that there was a victory over Elche with a score (4-0).
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Head to Head
Real Madrid have a strong record against Liverpool in the Champions League and have won five out of nine matches, as opposed to Liverpool’s three wins.
The last meeting of the two teams took place in the 2021/22 Champions League final and ended with a minimal victory for Real Madrid.
- Liverpool to score in the first half: Liverpool have scored in the first half in their last two matches.
- Corners: total under 9.5: This betting option took place in 3 of the last 4 matches of the guests.
|Х1 2,38||Х 3,55||Х2 3,10|
An interesting and fairly equal game is expected in this match. The teams have a lot of experience playing with each other and whoever can surprise with their game will go to the next round.
Real Madrid have a better chance of succeeding in this duel this season and Carlo Ancelotti’s team is expected to do well.
Prediction for this match: Real Madrid to win.