The Champions League quarter-final second legs kick off tonight, with Leicester hosting Atletico Madrid at the King Power and Bayern Munich travelling to the Bernabeu to face Real Madrid.
Leicester come into the second leg a goal down against Simeone’s men, after Antoine Griezmann converted a controversial penalty last week to win the game 1-0. This time around, The Foxes are at home and now they’ve turned a corner in terms of their form since Ranieri’s sacking, they will feel they are still very much in this tie, especially at home.
Leicester are currently 5/1 with BetBright to qualify for the semi-final, but the question remains whether the quality of Atletico Madrid, which includes the likes of Torres, Koke and Godin, will be too much for Craig Shakespeare’s side.
Real Madrid v Bayern Munich should be another fascinating affair, and Bayern won’t have been too disappointed to have heard that Gareth Bale has been ruled out of the fixture with a calf injury.
After dominating the first half last week and going into half-time a goal up, Bayern seemed to take their foot off the gas, letting Real back into the game, where Christiano Ronaldo scored both goals for the visitors.
Tonight, betting markets suggest that Bayern have an uphill task on their hands; playing away from home and starting the match a goal behind. BetBright have priced Real Madrid at 1/4 to progress to the semis.
We’re in for another exciting couple of evenings of Champions League football and if the fixtures start the way they left off, it will be a nail biting ninety-minutes for the respective team’s fans, but great viewing for the neutral.
Odds are provided at time of writing, please check your betslip to confirm they have not changed before betting.
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