Real Madrid vs Liverpool: The Key Facts

April 6, 2021

Ahead of the first leg of their Uefa Champions League quarter-final match we have a look at five things that could help you with your predictions and betting.

The match will be held at Real Madrid’s training ground pitch, the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano. It’s being used in place of the Bernabeu which is being renovated. 

Despite both teams having such a rich Champions League (formerly European Cup) history – Liverpool have won the trophy 6 times and Real Madrid 13 times – they have only met 6 times in the competition before. There has never been a draw and both sides have each won 3 times.

Real Madrid have won the first leg of their Champions League knockout ties 8 times out of their last 9 games

If Sadio Mane scores for Liverpool he will join Mo Salah and Steven Gerrard as the only Liverpool players to score 20 times in Europe

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has the second most wins in his first 50 Champions League games as manager: 30 wins with only 9 defeats. Only Jupp Heynckes has a better record

Karim Benzema has scored 4 goals in 3 Champions League matches against Liverpool, the best record of any player against the Reds

Real Madrid’s last 10 matches (most recent last): WWWWDDWWWW

Liverpools’ last 10 games (most recent last): LLWLWLLWWW

Match betting: 1.63-1 Real Madrid 16-10 Liverpool 24-10 Draw

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