Real Madrid vs Liverpool Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Champions League Final finally. Perfect game awaits us at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kyiv between two football giants Real Madrid and Liverpool and the eyes of the world will be on this final. The Merseyside club play in brilliant form this season, while on the other side The Madridians play with some oscillating in form and this game is going to be a true football spectacle with lots of excitements and thrills. But who will lift the Champions League trophy on May 26? Both sides have a chance to do that and there are not favourites. Champions League final is a perfect betting opportunity to place our bet and win a big so you shouldn't miss to bet on. Major bookmakers offered plenty of different games to play for this match and you shouldn't miss to bet on and increase your betting payouts with fantastic promotion offers and bonuses.
Real Madrid currently don't play in top form but it is a big game and all players are highly motivated. Real Madrid are twelve-time champions and they are looking to lift the trophy for the third year in a row. WOW, it looks amazing and they are for sure football giant. But, there are just one barrier - Liverpool, team who lifted this trophy six time in history and they never walk alone. They are in brilliant run and they have talented Mohamed Salah who has a remarkable season. Liverpool have scored an unprecedented 46 goals in the Champions League this season including qualifiers and they will play aggressive in attack from the first minute. This year, Champions League Final will be a true football spectacle with lots of scoring chances and we expect lots of goals.
Ronaldo vs Salah? Another one remarkable season in the UEFA Champions League for Cristiano Ronaldo and he scored 15 goals on the road to the final. On the other side Salah scored 10 goals in the Champions League this season from 41 attempts with 4 assists. But Roberto Firmino scored 10, while Sadio Mane scored 9 goals this season in UCL. We expect from Ronaldo and Salah both to score on the Final and you can catch fantastic odd on this bet. Ronaldo (15 goals, 3 assists) and Roberto Firmino (10 goals, 7 assists) are the two players with the most goal involvements in the Champions League this season.
STATS: Real Madrid vs Liverpool
|UCL Games (Won-Draw-Loss)||12(8-2-2)||12(7-4-1)|
|Goals per game||2.5||3.33|
|Shots on target||86||89|
|Shots off target||75||59|
Real Madrid edged past Bayern Munich in the semis and now they take on Liverpool in fight for the Champions League trophy. After winning the competition in both 2016 and 2017 now have a chance to do that third time in a row. They like to play offensive and aggressive football and their main objective for this game will be to score an early goal. They have scored 30 goals in the Champions League this season on 12 played games from total 208 attempts. Real Madrid have won 8 of these 12 games and lost just twice and on these 12 games they collect 90 corners. Real Madrid have played with over 2.5 goals in the last nine matches in the Champions League. The Madridians haven’t failed to score in a Champions League match since April 2016
On the other side Liverpool have a fantastic Champions League season and they are highly motivated to lift the trophy. The Reds played very well in attack (40 goals), but they have also kept six clean sheets in the Champions League this season. Liverpool have scored at least 2 goals in 9 of their last 10 matches and it will be their main objective for this game. Looks like their main objectives in recent games were aggressive playing in attack and have conceded nine goals in their last six competitive games. Klopp has lost his last five major finals as a manager and this time they have a good chance to change this records.
When it comes to their mutual encounters Liverpool won when teams met in 1981 final. Liverpool were the last English side to beat a Spanish side in a final. Real Madrid and Liverpool have met twice in the Champions League before. Real Madrid have won both games in Group phase four years ago, while Liverpool won 5-0 on aggregate in the 2008/09 campaign. Read our betting preview and take your chance to win a big cash on Saturday night and UEFA Champions League Final.
Real Madrid coach Zinédine Zidane: "This will probably be the hardest final we've ever had to play. They're an English team, so they will never give up. Liverpool are also good technically, with a lot of speed and great individual players."
Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp: "There are many reasons why we are where we are right now. We are Liverpool, on the way to becoming a really good team, and performing at such a high level is very cool."
Milorad Mazic will be the main referee on this final. His assistants on this big game are Dalibor Djurdjevic and Milovan Ristic from Serbia. Fourth official is Clement Turpin from France. Milorad Mazic is a referee who don't like aggressive playing but we don't expect from him to show more then five yellows.
Real Madrid do not have missing players for the match against Reds. All players are available to play and they are ready for the final game in the Champions League.
On the other side Liverpool don't have lots of missing players for the game with Real Madrid. Joel Matip, Alex Oxlade Chamberlain and Joseph Gomez are injured and they can't play on Saturday in Kyiv. All other players are fully fit and ready for the biggest game in the past 13 years.
Possible starting lineups
Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Casemiro, Kroos, Modrić, Isco; Ronaldo, Benzema
Liverpool: Karius; Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Lovren, Robertson; Henderson, Milner, Wijnaldum; Mané, Firmino, Salah
Real Madrid vs Liverpool Prediction
We expect one dynamic and open game with lots of scoring chances on the both sides. This must be one of the most unpredictable finals in recent years. Both teams like to play offensive football and they will try to score from the first minute. Real Madrid have won this competition two times in recent two years, while Liverpool haven’t been in a Champions League final for 11 years. Real Madrid will seek to control the tempo in the midfield while Liverpool will play aggressive and expect lots of fouls. Real Madrid have won 80% of their European Cup and Champions League finals but this time it will not be an easy job.
So our prediction and betting tips for the match Real Madrid vs Liverpool Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect to see more then two goals on this match and our second betting pick for the match is Over 2.5 goals. Also we expect from Ronaldo and Salah to score on Saturday night in Kyiv. But we don't expect to see a winner in 90 minutes and believe this game is going into extra time and penalties. Our risky bet for the match is Bet on Correct score 2-2. Both teams can win this trophy, for sure they deserve that, but our pick is bet on Liverpool to lift the trophy. Have a nice betting day, enjoy in a true football spectacle and good luck in winning some cash with our football prediction and betting tips.