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UEFA Match preview: Real Madrid vs Juventus

Real and Bayern are both favourites to come through their ties as they take 3-0 and 2-1 leads into tonight's matches respectively.

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was at a loss to explain why his side's disappointing La Liga campaign contrasts with their dominant displays in the Champions League ahead of their quarter-final second leg against Juventus on Wednesday.

But Juventus can't be counted out just yet - yes their form is all over the place right now, but they still have enough attacking firepower to be unsafe in a situation like this if Real Madrid get complacent.




Ronaldo, who scored a sensational overhead kick in the first leg, has scored in all six of his Champions League games against Juve and he has hit the net in every appearance in the competition this term, while Madrid are looking to secure a place in the Champions League semi-final for a record eighth consecutive season. To say the next thirty minutes were tense would be an understatement, but there was to be even more late drama at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

Madrid now carries an 18-match Champions League home unbeaten streak stretching back more than three years to a defeat against Schalke 04 on 10 March 2015. In the other quarterfinal second leg of the day, Bayern Munich will play at home against Sevilla.

With over 3.5 goals in the game listed at just 21/20 (2.05), the bookmakers are braced for another goal-fest and plenty of punters are putting their faith in Guardiola overseeing a spectacular Champions League comeback at the Etihad with the joint best-price of 9/2 (6.0) available with dabblebet.

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