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Real Madrid has Big Deficit to Overcome

Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Champions League

Hands up if you had Wolfsburg defeating Real Madrid in the opening fixture of their Champions League quarterfinal matchup. Yes, the Bundesliga side recorded a 2-0 win thanks to goals from Ricardo Rodriguez and Max Arnold, but still have work to do if they wish to advance to the semifinals. Real will look to record a big win in front of their home fans in the return leg Tuesday afternoon.

Shark Bites
  • UNDER 2.5 goals has cashed in each of Real Madrid’s last three in the Champions League.
  • Wolfsburg has won two and lost two in four Champions League games away from home.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo leads all scorers in Champions League with 13 goals.

Madrid is presently -500 in moneyline markets at online book Bet365 while Wolfsburg is +1400 and the draw is +700. As far as the total is concerned, OVER 2.5 goals is -350 while UNDER 2.5 goals is +260.

Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane rested a number of players in his club’s La Liga win over the weekend so you can probably expect a full-strength side in a must-win game Tuesday.

The loss in Germany ended a six game unbeaten run in all competitions and came in the wake of a 2-1 win over Barcelona in domestic action just a couple of days prior. It was their first loss in this Champions League campaign but expect the side to be flying with no shortage of goals at the Bernabeu.

Wolfsburg has now won five-straight games in Champions League but has been less than stellar domestically. The side is eighth in the Bundesliga table and has lost two and drawn two in its last four domestic contests.

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