The rematches of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals are set for this mid-week, and after the same, we will know who are the last four teams standing in Europe’s most prominent football competition.
Over the following few lines, we bring the preview for each of the four games, with the best odds and the picks for each event.
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Chelsea VS Real Madrid
The Blues can’t recover from all the things that hit them since the start of the year. Despite all the spent money, this team is in knockdown, and the recent results are nothing else than a backup to this claim. Right now, Chelsea lost three in a row and is without a win for six straight events.
On the other side is Real, who lost the chance to defend the La Liga title, but looks pretty good. Their 0-4 win in Barcelona was a reminder that this team is still the reigning European champion. They have four wins in the recent five events, with 16 goals scored during that stretch and four clean sheets.
Even though Los Blancos don’t have pressure to win at Stamford, their game is at a higher level than Chelsea’s and we expect to see them posting another triumph.
Pick: Real Madrid wins 6/5 at BetXchange
Napoli VS AC Milan
Napoli had a player fewer on San Siro and still managed to be dangerous against the hosts. Though, Spalletti’s crew was without Osimhen, and they fell to Rossoneri, 1-0, but have solid prospects of reaching the semis. The Nigerian striker is back in the lineup, which is a major boost for the team, who couldn’t net in the past 180 minutes. Let us remind you that Napoli netted at least twice with Kvaratshelia and Osimhen together in the lineup in almost 90% of their appearances this year.
AC Milan has more luck than knowledge. They would beat Napoli in two games over the past few weeks, but in between, posted draws against Empoli at home and Bologna on the road. They play inefficient and sluggish football but somehow manage to stay unbeaten.
We believe here that their fortunate row has come to an end, and that San Paolo Stadium should push the hosts to a victory.
Pick: Napoli wins 3/4 at BetXchange
Bayern Munich VS Manchester City
Sacking Julian Nagelsmann was not the smartest move Bayern’s management made. Tuchel lost control over the locker room and the team looks terrible. The latest draw at home against Hoffenheim, 1-1, showed the terrible state of Bayern’s team. It was the fourth time in the past six matches where the Bavarians didn’t win and the fifth throughout that interval without a clean sheet.
Man City has ten consecutive victories, and over the past six, this unit netted 27 times. They are currently the most confident team in Europe, and we can’t see them slowing anytime soon. There is a little to say about their style of play or results, so we won’t waste your time, yet go straight to the pick.
A high-scoring affair in this one is guaranteed because Bayern has to attack. That’s why both teams scoring over 2.5 goals, looks like the best solution.
Pick: Both teams to score and Over 2.5 goals 3/5 at BetXchange
Inter VS Benfica
Nobody expected to see the Italians cruising past the Eagles that easy last Tuesday night. They have a 2-0 lead, a massive edge for any Serie A unit, and a wounded opponent whose form suddenly collapsed. Inter’s form isn’t that great either, with them losing 0-1 to Monza during the weekend, but the fans and the experience will be on their side.
Benfica suffered a 1-0 loss to Chaves on the road, conceding in the final moments of the event, making it even more bitter. It is the third defeat in a row for the Portuguese leaders.
Inter will be patient and won’t push forward but wait for a counter-attack. We will see them stalling the game and killing the tempo, and undoubtedly that would lead to lower efficiency. Our pick here is under 2.5 goals.
Pick: Under 2.5 goals 9/10 at BetXchange