Liverpool-Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League
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The draw for the last 16 of the Champions League has thrown up some mouth-watering ties, including Liverpool-Real Madrid and Manchester City-PSG.
Liverpool vs Real Madrid is perhaps the pick of the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League round of 16 ties following the draw made at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, on Monday.
The results of these games will be huge in terms of football betting odds across the board as they appear to be very evenly matched.
1) The teams
Liverpool and Real Madrid will meet on 14/15/21/22 February and 7/8/14/15 March. Fixtures will appear here once confirmed, all kick-offs 21:00 CET.
They’ve lost three of the four games, including two finals, and only managed a draw in the second leg of a quarter-final meeting after losing the first.
Liverpool has not lost a home game this season but they will have to find a way to stop Real Madrid’s formidable attack led by Karim Benzema and Vinicius JR .
2) The history
HEAD-TO-HEAD: Liverpool and Real Madrid have met eight times in competitive fixtures in the past and the Reds have won just once, in the Champions League final of 1981, which also took place in Paris in European competition, with Liverpool recording three wins, Real five. They have never previously met in a knockout tie.
3) The players
Liverpool are coming into this match as underdogs, but their recent form against top teams has been impressive.
With a win over Bayern Munich and draws against PSG and Chelsea against Dortmund, they have proven themselves capable of beating the best.
Mohamed Salah is the man for Liverpool; he has already scored four goals this season, including one in both legs against Manchester City. The star player for Real Madrid is now Karim Benzema.
4) The managers
The managers are Carlo Ancelotti and Jurgen Klopp. He has won eight trophies since taking over, including two consecutive UEFA Super Cups and one FIFA Club World Cup.
Klopp was appointed as manager on October 8th 2015,Jürgen Norbert Klopp is a German professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Premier League clubLiverpool
5) The stats
HEAD-TO-HEAD: Liverpool and Real Madrid have met eight times in competitive fixtures in the past and the Reds have won just once, in the Champions League final of 1981, which also took place in Paris.
7) The predictions
According to the most recent Liverpool vs. Real Madrid odds from Caesars Sportsbook, Liverpool is the -102 favorite (risk $102 to win $100) on the 90-minute money line. A 90-minute tie results in a +270 payout, while Real Madrid is the underdog at +260.
The total number of goals allowed is capped at 2.5. Carlo Ancelotti will be looking for his team to win by at least three goals, if not four, and it’s hard to see anything but that happening.
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