[Manchester City vs. Real Madrid on 26 April 2022 - Who Will Win?]
The Champions League is currently in the semi-finals, and today will start the showdown between Manchester City and Real Madrid.
As a strong team that has risen in recent years, Manchester City has not yet won the Champions League; while Real Madrid has won the Champions League 13 times in its history. In this event, Real Madrid has more experience, and Manchester City will once again hit the championship.
Manchester City defeated Atletico Madrid 1-0 in two rounds. Real Madrid drew Chelsea 4-4 in two rounds and eliminated their opponents with stoppage time goals. Overall, Manchester City's promotion was relatively stable, while Real Madrid was thrilling.
It can be seen that Manchester City controls the rhythm of the game better and uses ball control instead of defense, so the number of goals lost by Manchester City is relatively small. Although the stars in the Real Madrid team have passed their peaks, they are experienced, so you can also see that Real Madrid's games often only start to score continuously in the second half.
In particular, the performances of Modric and Benzema are really wonderful. Real Madrid will have to rely on them in the next game, as well as two young Brazilians, Vinicius and Rodrigo.
In this game, the organization has enough support for Manchester City, from a handicap (-1) to a handicap/qiu and a half (-1.25). Manchester City estimates that they can win this game and choose Manchester City to hand over a goal (-1); if they are conservative, they can choose Manchester City to win at home.
ClevPicks Prediction: Manchester City -1
Spanish capital was enough for Man City to advance to the semi-finals for the second season in a row, but the game was marred by unpleasant scenes in the end, with La Liga champions not covering the glory of the tunnel. after the game.
However, City got a job on the pitch before their double hopes were dashed by Liverpool in the FA Cup semi-finals, but their win over Watford - and Gabriel Jesus four - kept their dreams of a home game and a continent doubled. alive.
Unbeaten at the Etihad in the Champions League since losing 2-1 to Lyon back in September 2018, Man City have already scored 13 points in their five home games of the tournament this season and roamed both of their Atletico legs. and Sporting Lisbon tied without conceding a single goal.
Defensive players will put that record in jeopardy when they face Real Madrid, but Guardiola could be the first manager to finish Real Madrid in the Champions League three times in the next two weeks and he is more eager than ever to finally bring in Europe. crown on the green side of Manchester.
After being forced to beat Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 before the tournament, the tables almost turned to Real Madrid during a visit to Chelsea, which would have ended a dramatic comeback. 3-1 lost in the first leg at Stamford Bridge.
However, one of the lowest seasons in the season from Luka Modric allowed Rodrygo to drive home and force extra time, when the head of Karim Benzema - who else - also immersed the Blues to put Real Madrid in the final four of the tournament.
And near the end of their La Liga title at the hands of Atletico, Carlo Ancelotti's side entered the first leg to win the Osasuna 3-1 on Wednesday night - despite missing two Benzema penalties - and a 14th European crown. things seen by experts of the absent days.
Indeed, Los Blancos go into the first leg winning six games away from home in all competitions - scoring three goals in the last three in the top flight - but neither team has ever won in two away games against England in the Champions League.
The first leg on Tuesday will mark the seventh rivalry between arch-rivals Real and Man City in the Champions League, with the Citizens claiming a 2-1 victory in 2019-2020 last 16, but Los Blancos once won 1-0 on two legs. in the 2015-16 semi-finals before Guardiola was involved in Manchester.