Tip - Real Madrid vs Manchester City - 26/02/2020
Real Madrid will host last year's UEFA Champions League semi-finalist in one of the blockbuster round-of-16 fixtures.
By pedigree, this game is inconsequential but by recent trends, most especially in the last decade then it becomes a real business.
Real Madrid will look to erase the loss over the weekend to Levante off their mind by picking a victory against Manchester City coached by their former rival and still a rival based on his Catalan origin.
Manchester City, on the other hand, has the Champions League as the only missing piece of silverware in their cabinet and has kept investing to own the elusive laurel hence making this a match to watch.
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Real Madrid Form
Real Madrid are off the back of a title denting defeat away to Levante and will look to bounce back quickly but with a difficult tie.
The last defeat made it their only second losses this year as they have monstered 8 wins from 12 matches with just 2 draws in between.
Those 12 matches saw them keep only 5 clean sheets with 8 of them ending in over 2.5 goals.
Real Madrid has only lost 1 home game in the last 15 matches in all competitions and has scored 35 goals in the process while conceding 14 goals. Both teams have scored in 7 of those matches as well.
Manchester City Form
Manchester City have recovered from the brief slum with back-to-back wins as they now look to bag their 3 wins against Real Madrid.
Just 2 losses and 1 draw in 11 matches this 2020 shows they have some momentum as well but having to manage only 3 clean sheets in those 11 matches show how porous they are defensive, although they have managed to keep 2 clean sheets back-to-back now.
Their away form in the last 10 matches has just 2 defeats and that is a strong representation of their ability out there.
In fact, they have scored between 1-6 goals aways from home making them record over 2.5 goals on 6 different occasions with both team to score also being recorded 6 times.
Tip - 5 Most Important Facts about the Match
have only lost 1 Champions league game this season.
have never lost a Champions League match at home in 10 games.
have only failed to score against Manchester City once in 6 meetings.
have never beaten Real Madrid away from home.
have only kept 3 clean sheets away from home in 10 matches.
Conclusion of Tip - Real Madrid vs Manchester City
Both sides have met on 6 occasions with Real Madrid taking the win 3 times as both teams scored on 4 other occasions in the match-up. Over 2.5 goals were also recorded 3 times in those 6 matches.
This match is expected to be explosive right from the block and both sides understand that only goals will give an advantage going forward as they both lack the discipline to defend astutely so you can expect both teams scoring with over 2.5 goals in this match.
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Results of previous clashes
- Real Madrid vs Manchester City: 1:4
- Real Madrid vs Manchester City: 1:0
- Real Madrid vs Manchester City: 0:0
- Real Madrid vs Manchester City: 4:1
- Real Madrid vs Manchester City: 1:1