Plzen vs Real Madrid Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
This Wednesday, Plzen will host Real Madrid at the Doosan Arena in the game of round four of the Group G competition. Both teams will be eager to land a win here as they are desperate for points.
Plzen are placed last in the group with one point from a draw against CSKA Moscow. They have a negative goal difference of -6. In the previous round, they lost to Real Madrid by the result of 2-1. Benzema of Real Madrid opened the goal scoring sheet just eleven minutes into the match and just ten minutes into the second half, Marcelo added a goal of his own. Hrosovsky was the only scorer for Plzen. With this loss, Plzen have possibly guaranteed themselves the elimination from the elite European competitions for this year.
Real Madrid hold the second spot in the group with six points from two wins and a loss. In the previous round, they defeated Plzen and their only loss was against CSKA Moscow by the minimal result. The past few weeks have been turbulent for the club as coach Julen Lopetegui was fired and while they look for a proper replacement, Santiago Solari while take the steering wheel. They are lacking in all the competitions and are placed at the middle of the table in their domestic league. Out of their previous five away matches, they have recorded four losses and a single win. It seems as the players lack the motivation after a couple of incredibly successful years.
The two teams have faced each other just once, a few weeks ago. It will be interesting to see how this clash unfolds considering the bad form that Real Madrid are in. Plzen have been amazing at home and out of the previous sixteen matches, they have four draws and twelve wins. Take your chance to win a big - read our betting preview and make right decision with our betting tips.
Pavel Vrba, Plzeň coach: ""I think Madrid's gameplan is clear: they want to dominate. We will, of course, try to unsettle them in some way. We've played them now, so I don't think they will underestimate us."
Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari: "We have played two difficult games, which we had to play well to win. You do not win games if you do not do things well. We have to do the same tomorrow in a different competition."
Plzen don't have many missing players for the match against Los Blancos. Michal Krmencik is injured and he will not play on Wednesday night. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Real Madrid have several missing players for this game. Marcelo, Daniel Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Jesús Vallejo and Mariano are injured and they will not play against Victoria Plzen. All other players are ready to play and they are highly motivated to hammer Plzen.
Possible starting lineups
Plzen: Hruška; Řezník, Hejda, Hubník, Limberský; Procházka, Hrošovský; Havel, Čermák, Kopic; Řezníček
Real Madrid: Navas; Odriozola, Nacho, Ramos, Reguilón; Kroos, Casemiro, Modrić; Isco, Benzema, Bale
Plzen vs Real Madrid Prediction
This game is going to be a true ticket booster game on Wednesday night. Viktoria Plzen have failed to win their last 10 matches in the Champions League and their main objective for the match will be fast counterattacks. All players know they are underdogs on Wednesday night, but they are highly motivated to prove themselves. On the other side Real Madrid are not in fine fettle, but they must be absolute favourites to win this match. Real Madrid like to play offensive football and have played with over 2.5 goals scored in 27 of the last 29 Champions League matches. Real Madrid are holders and 13-time champions and all expect a comfortable win for Los Blancos.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Plzen vs Real Madrid Prediction: Real Madrid to win. We expect from Real Madrid to score at least three goals and our second betting pick for the match is Over 2.5 goals. If you want to take a risk then can try with risky bet on Correct score 0-3. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.