Chelsea vs Real Madrid Betting Tips
This Champions League semi-final tie is firmly in the balance after the two teams played out a 1-1 draw in the Spanish capital, with Christian Pulisic’s opener cancelled out by a spectacular Karim Benzema equaliser after the Blues had previously threatened to run riot in the first leg encounter.
Now Chelsea entertain Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge and our prediction is that we’ll see a cagey encounter considering that the tie is on a knife edge, with Thomas Tuchel’s side having that precious away goal which would mean a goalless draw is enough to go through.
Can Chelsea Reach Champions League Final?
The English Premier League team are betting favourites to claim a place in the UEFA Champions League final and there was everything to like about the way they served it up against Los Merengues, although there were several missed opportunities during the first leg when they could have shown their opponents a clear pair of heels.
Timo Werner did miss some good chances although his team-mates also failed to play him into profitable situations, while N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic seem to be the solid central midfield axis who sit in front of a Chelsea defensive back three.
Real Madrid Looking to Edge Chelsea in UCL Semi
Zinedine Zidane’s team weathered the storm in the first leg and got back on level terms, with the Frenchman now looking for a defensively solid performance at Stamford Bridge although they will need to score at least once during the ninety minutes.
Our tip is for Under 2.5 Goals to be scored during the encounter, with this meaning we want two goals or less and any team scoring the opening goal means that they’ll want to cling hold of this advantage.
Chelsea will know a clean sheet will guarantee a place in the Champions League final and Tuchel’s side will look to dominate possession and keep things tight in the process.
Under 2.5 Goals @ 1.61 with bet365