Erling Haaland runs with the ball. Real Madrid vs Man City

Manchester Metropolis ahead Erling Haaland (9) runs the ball in the course of the exhibition match in opposition to FC Bayern Munich on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Lambeau Subject in Inexperienced Bay, Wis.

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  • It’s Actual Madrid vs Man Metropolis within the first leg of the semifinal of the 2022-23 Champions League
  • The winners of this tie will play the winner of the Inter Milan vs AC Milan semifinal
  • Discover our prediction beneath, the place we take a look at the chances and provide some picks

It’s Actual Madrid vs Man Metropolis within the semifinal of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, Might 9, with kick off in Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu at 3:00 pm ET. Man Metropolis begin as favorites to win this tie and the entire event, with the winners of this tie assembly the winners of the opposite all-Milan semifinal.

We preview our Actual Madrid vs Man Metropolis picks, take a look at the chances, and provide some evaluation, workforce information, and predictions beneath.

Actual Madrid vs Man Metropolis Odds

Matchup Moneyline To Advance to Ultimate
Actual Madrid +215 +235
Man Metropolis +120 -310
Draw +265 N/A

The bookmakers have Metropolis listed as plus-money favorites at +120 to win with an implied win chance of 45%, whereas Actual  are provided at +215 to win the sport with a chance of 32%. The draw is priced at +265 within the Actual Madrid vs Man Metropolis odds and is implied at 27%. Metropolis are -310 favorites to make it to the ultimate after each legs.

Odds from DraftKings Sportsbook on Might 8.

Actual Madrid vs Man Metropolis Over/Underneath and Unfold

With the tipping level set at 2.5 objectives within the sport, the bookies have listed the below at +115 and the over at a much less interesting -145.

Actual Madrid vs Man Metropolis Preview

It’s already been a profitable week for Actual, with the Copa del Rey trophy already within the bag following a 2-1 win in Saturday’s ultimate over Osasuna. Rodrygo was once more the two-goal hero, as he was within the Champions League semifinal second leg in opposition to Chelsea, and shall be key to their possibilities in opposition to Man Metropolis.

With the La Liga title now out of Actual’s attain – Barcelona leads the desk by 13 factors with simply 5 video games remaining – the main target of Carlo Ancelotti’s males is now solely on the Champions League. If they will get previous Metropolis after which beat the winners of the opposite semifinal, will probably be the fifteenth time they’ve lifted the Champions League trophy.

5 UCL Wins in Final Six for Actual

Whereas the problem is an enormous one for Madrid, they arrive into this with a wonderful current UCL file behind them, successful their final 5 video games on this competitors whereas maintaining clear sheets in three. Along with that wonderful defensive type, they’ve scored in every of their final 16 European video games.

The one apparent draw back for Ancelotti is that he shall be with out Brazilian defender Eder Militao, who’s suspended after choosing up his second yellow card of their UCL marketing campaign within the second-leg tie in opposition to Chelsea.

File-Breaking Cityzens?

For Metropolis, this has all of the makings of a historic, record-breaking marketing campaign. They presently lead the Premier League by some extent and with a game-in-hand over Arsenal and, along with this UCL semi with Actual Madrid, have an upcoming FA Cup semifinal in opposition to Manchester United. The treble may be very a lot on given the sensible type that Pep Guardiola’s workforce is in.

On the weekend, Metropolis dominated in opposition to relegation-threatened Leeds United however a missed penalty from İlkay Gündoğan – who had scored each objectives to provide them a 2-0 lead – made for a nervous ending after the guests pulled a purpose again late on. However, like all nice sides, they discovered a approach to get the job completed.

Fifteen Wins in Final Sixteen for Metropolis

So sensible has the Cityzens’ current type been, they’ve didn’t win solely one in every of their final 16 video games in all competitions;  that one being a well-deserved away draw with Bayern Munich of their UCL quarterfinal second leg. Guardiola will, nevertheless, need to keep away from a private file of seven exits within the Champions League semifinals.

A type of got here final season in a repeat of this tie when Metropolis gained 4-3 on the Etihad earlier than occurring to lose 3-1 after additional time within the Santiago Bernabeu. Actual went on to beat Liverpool 1-0 within the ultimate.

Actual Madrid vs Man Metropolis Crew Lineups and Accidents

Actual Madrid Projected Lineup: Courtois, Carvajal, Rudiger, Alaba, Camavinga, Valverde, Kroos, Modric, Rodrygo, Benzema, Vinicius.

Accidents & absences: Mendy, Militao.

Man Metropolis Projected Lineup: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Akanji, Stones, Rodri, Silva, De Bruyne, Gundogan, Grealish, Haaland.

Accidents & absences: Ake, Palmer.

Actual Madrid vs Man Metropolis Head-to-Head Stats

8-1-1 UCL File 6-4-0
25 / 8 Targets For / In opposition to 26 / 4
90.4 Passing accuracy (%) 90.3
55.1 Possession (%) 60.0
168 / 70 Objective makes an attempt / On Goal 167 / 71
WWLWLW Type Information (all comps) DWWWWW

Actual Madrid vs Man Metropolis Prediction

Metropolis’s present type is such that it takes one thing particular to beat them and even draw with them. With Erling Haaland wanting unstoppable in main the Metropolis line, they’re stuffed with objectives and so, for me, one of the best Actual Madrid can hope for is a draw and to nonetheless be within the tie as they head to the Etihad.

Actual Madrid vs Man Metropolis Picks: The draw (+265) / Underneath 2.5 objectives (+115)


Gary Gowers

Sports activities Author