Celtic vs Real Madrid match preview and prediction

Celtic will engage defending champs Real Madrid at Celtic Park in their UEFA Champions League Group F opener on Tuesday. The game vows to be an engaging undertaking, as the hosts have a 100 percent record in the Scottish Premiership this season, scoring 25 objectives in six games. Madrid have likewise kept a 100 percent record in La Liga, netting 11 objectives in four games.

They kept a 2-0 win in the UEFA Super Cup last over Eintracht Frankfurt to win their first of a potential six prizes this season. Celtic are falling off a noteworthy 4-0 win over their Old Firm opponents Rangers at home on Saturday. Los Blancos, in the mean time, got a 2-1 win over Real Betis in their last association outing. Rodrygo scored the victor in he final part after Vinicius’ initial objective was counterbalanced by Sergio Canales.

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Head to Head

The two groups have met two times, with the two gatherings coming in the quarterfinals of the past European Cup in the 1979-80 version. Celtic recorded a 2-0 win at home, while Madrid toppled the deficiency with a 3-0 win in the bring leg back.

Match prediction

The hosts have their season looking mind blowing so far and with this game being place at home, they will be confident of a positive result. Madrid likewise have a 100 percent record this season and will hope to get their title safeguard looking winning so far. Taking into account the type of the two groups, a high-scoring draw could result.

Prediction: Celtic 2-2 Real Madrid

Celtic vs Real Madrid Predicted XIs

Celtic (4-3-3):

  1. Joe Hart;
  2. Greg Taylor,
  3. Moritz Jenz,
  4. Cameron Carter-Vickers,
  5. Josip Juranovic;
  6. Callum McGregor,
  7. Matthew O’Riley,
  8. David Turnbull;
  9. Jota,
  10. Giorgos Giakoumakis,
  11. Liel Abada

Real Madrid (4-3-3): 

  1. Thibaut Courtois;
  2. Ferland Mendy,
  3. David Alaba,
  4. Eder Militao,
  5. Dani Carvajal;
  6. Aurelien Tchouameni,
  7. Toni Kroos, 
  8. Luka Modric;
  9. Rodrygo,
  10. Vinicius Junior,
  11. Karim Benzema
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