Manchester City vs Real Madrid Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more 17/04/2024

Here is our prediction for the upcoming UEFA Champions League between Manchester City and Real Madrid on Wednesday, April 17th 2024.

 
6:15am on Wednesday 17th April 2024
By
Jake Skudder

As Manchester City and Real Madrid prepare for a thrilling Champions League quarter-final showdown at the Etihad Stadium on April 17, 2024, the stakes couldn't be higher.

Both teams are vying for a place in the semi-finals, promising another chapter in their rich competitive history.

Current Form

Manchester City's Current Form

Pep Guardiola's side comes into the match unbeaten in their last 27 matches across all competitions.

Following impressive back-to-back Premier League victories, including a 5-1 win over Luton Town, City are at the top of their game.

Their recent form sees them holding a slight edge in the Premier League, indicating confidence and momentum.

Real Madrid's Current Form

Carlo Ancelotti's Real Madrid, on the other hand, remains undefeated in this season's Champions League and has maintained a solid performance in La Liga.

Despite the pressures of international competition, Madrid's resilience is evident as they continue to push for success on all fronts.

Team News

Manchester City Team News

Manchester City might see the return of key players like Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne, who have recovered from minor issues.

The squad looks robust with a potential full-strength line-up, which could be crucial for this critical fixture.

Real Madrid Team News

Real Madrid will be without Aurelien Tchouameni due to suspension, and long-term absentees include Thibaut Courtois and David Alaba.

However, the return of Eder Militao could provide a boost, adding more depth and options to Ancelotti's selection.

Key Players

Manchester City's Key Players

For Manchester City, the likes of Rodri, Bernardo Silva, and Phil Foden will be pivotal in the midfield, providing the creativity and drive needed to penetrate Madrid's defence.

23 yrs - AM (CL) - Man City
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Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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Played matches
7
5
4
Shots P90
4.31
Shots On target P90
1.76
Successful passing %
90%
Final third passes P90
29.04

Real Madrid's Key Players

Federico Valverde and Vinicius Jr. will be critical for Madrid. Valverde's dynamism and recent scoring prowess, alongside Vinicius Jr.'s speed and agility, could pose significant threats to City's defence.

23 yrs - F (CL) - Real Madrid
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Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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Played matches
5
3
2
Shots P90
3.04
Shots On target P90
1.01
Successful passing %
78%
Final third passes P90
19.26

Scoreline Prediction

With both teams displaying formidable attacking options and strong defensive setups, a high-scoring game could be anticipated.

However, Manchester City's recent form and home advantage might tilt the scale in their favour.

We predict: Manchester City 3-2 Real Madrid (Manchester City win 6-5 on aggregate).

FAQs

When is the match scheduled? The match is on April 17, 2024, at 8 PM UK time.

Where is the match being played? At the Etihad Stadium, Manchester.

What is at stake? A spot in the Champions League semi-finals.

Who is the favourite to win? Manchester City is slightly favoured due to their current form and home advantage.

Will the match be broadcast? Yes, the match will be available to watch on major sports broadcasting networks and streaming services.

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