Manchester City confidently passed the Champions League group stage, where they managed to get ahead of PSG. The first spring stage of this championship brought Sporting to their rivals, the outcome of the meeting which was already decided in the first game when the Citizens left no chance for the Portuguese team, beating them 5:0.
In the 1/4 finals, Pep Guardiola’s wards met with Atlético Madrid. The duel with the current champion of Spain turned out to be difficult; however, thanks to De Bruyne’s goal, the Sky Blues left the Mattresses out of the tournament.
The team confidently passed the FA Cup tournament distance – Manchester City easily dealt with the opponents in the first stages, after which they beat Southampton (4:1). But they lacked the forces to bypass Liverpool on April 16, when the Reds took over this field with a score of 3:2. Find out more football predictions as we always choose the most exciting matches for your attention. After 33 rounds, the Mancunians are in the lead in the English Championship, ahead of the closest pursuer by one point. The Blues have 25 wins and five draws, which brought 80 points. It is impossible not to note the best defence in the league, which conceded only 21 times. In the last two rounds, the hosts beat Brighton (3:0) and Watford (5:1).
Real Madrid had a confident run in the Champions League group round this year, where the team took first place in the group with Shakhtar, Sheriff and Inter, who were five points ahead. The first stage of the spring brought a brilliant, strong-willed victory over PSG. After the defeat in Paris, the Whites managed to pull themselves together and beat the leader of French football with a score of 3:1. It is impossible not to recall the hat-trick of Karim Benzema, who repeated such an achievement in the next stage with Chelsea.
By the way, the duel with the current winner of the main club tournament turned out to be difficult – after the away victory with a score of 3: 1, the second leg ended in victory for the English, but Benzema in extra time helped to get an important victory for the Galacticos with his goal.
In the La Liga tournament, Carlo Ancelotti’s wards, after 33 rounds, chalked up 24 wins and six peaceful outcomes, which brought 78 points in the overall standings and 15 points to the nearest pursuer. In the last round, the Whites easily defeated Osasuna (3:1) in an away game.
This fight is worthy of the final of the tournament, but the draw brought the teams together at this stage. We believe that the rivals are worthy of each other and are not inferior in terms of the level and experience of the performers. Today, physical fitness and emotional state will be very important. In addition, elementary luck can be decisive. Nevertheless, the attacking potential of the opponents is very serious, while the defence cannot be called impenetrable, which is what we propose to use. In the last three head-to-head matches, the teams certainly exchanged goals scored, which we do not exclude in this duel. Our first prediction is both will score, which is offered with a coefficient of 1.84.
We assume that this game is for three outcomes, while any positive result in this duel will be a success for each of the opponents. We propose to pay attention to such a scenario as a draw, which can become a natural result while suiting everyone today. Moreover, Madrid has not finished the fights with a draw for 12 matches in a row, but we know that any series will certainly end. So, the second bet is a draw for the odds of 4.88. To win more with huge bonuses, higher odds, and without risks – visit our betting sites rankings page. A fresh review of the most reliable offers for Indian bettors will be helpful for you.