Liverpool vs Real Madrid FC UEFA Champions League Preview and Picks 4/14/21
Preview, Odds and Picks
Liverpool finally ended their worst league loss at Anfield since the 1950s by beating Aston Villa 2-1 with a last-minute goal this weekend, in what was their 37th goal in a Premier League win. League scored in the 90th minute or later: 12 more than any other side! They will need more than that if they want to reverse a 3-1 deficit in the first leg in this game.
However, Liverpool have a history of reversing deficits and have beaten fierce rivals Real Barcelona 4-0 at home after losing 3-0 away in the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League (UCL) semi-finals.
Scoring first will be important, especially as the scoring team has been undefeated in regulation time in Liverpool's last 24 home games at UCL, albeit worryingly, in the Reds' last 14 games at Anfield (R5, E2, E7), only two presented. a score that, if repeated here, would see Liverpool progress.
|Real Madrid FC +265|
Real Madrid will be on cloud nine after a 2-1 win over El Clásico this weekend extended their 13 unbeaten matches (W11, D2) and gave them a fifth consecutive HT / FT win.
Not only that, but no team has beaten Liverpool in European competition more times than Madrid (four), as they have also progressed 15 of the last 16 UCL knockouts in which they won the first leg.
Unbeaten in six away games (5 wins, 1 draw) and with a record 36th appearance in the European Cup / UCL quarterfinals, expect a confident Madrid, especially since they have only conceded the first goal twice in their last 11 away games.
|Prediction and Picks|
Mohamed Salah has scored in four of Liverpool's last five games, scoring his first goal three times. Karim Benzema, who has scored in a joint record of 16 consecutive UCL seasons and been Madrid's first goalscorer in five of their previous seven games, is also in good shape.
Six of Liverpool's last eight UCL games have scored two goals in the second half.
|WINNER: Draw @ +290|
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