Real Madrid v Bayern Munich Tips, Preview and Predictions
May 01, 2018
The 12-time Champions League winner took a huge step towards yet another final, with Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid beating Bayern Munich 2-1 in Bavaria.
Vying for an unprecedented third consecutive CL campaign, Los Blancos look set to make home advantage count in the Spanish capital.
With key performers Cristiano Ronaldo and Raphael Varane rested for their weekend game against Leganes, expect a fresh Real side to endeavour to kill their second-leg semi-final tie with Bayern as soon as possible.
With this huge clash nearly upon us, we’ve picked out our tops tips and odds…
Asensio to score anytime
The sensational Spaniard lives for the big occasions, backed by Zidane to turn it on when Los Blancos need him most.
Bought for just €3.9m in 2014 from real Mallorca, Marco Asensio has netted two against Barcelona, Juventus, Sevilla, Valencia and most crucially, Bayern – since the start of last season.
After scoring the winner at the Allianz Arena last Wednesday, backed ahead of Gareth Bale by the Real boss – Asensio will be full of confidence at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Back the Palma-born player to net anytime at 11/4 with betfair.
Real triumph as both teams score
Real have beaten Bayern in each of their last 6 meetings in the Champions League.
And, to compound the German outfit’s misery, Zidane’s men have lost just once in their last 20 games in which they have been listed as at home – including CL finals.
In four of Madrid’s previous six wins over Bayern, both sides have score – so back history to repeat itself at 9/4 with Paddy Power.