Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid are under pressure on Matchday 3 of the Champions League. After two meager group games, the Royal ranks from Madrid in last place. As one of the favorites to win the title in the Champions League, the Madrilenians are in the competitive season so far extremely difficult.
Galatasaray vs Real Madrid Free Betting Tips and Odds
At the weekend there was the first defeat in La Liga for Real Madrid. Ironically, against the newly promoted from Mallorca, the team of Zidane presented in a catastrophic condition and was ultimately punished for the disappointing performance. The dress rehearsal before the important Champions League game against Galatasaray was thus spoiled.
In contrast, Galatasaray has found the home win over Sivasspor from the small form crisis. Previously, the Turkish record champions were five consecutive winless, which is why the recent home success but balm for the soul of the “lion” was. However, the victory should not be praised too high, because Galatasaray got off lightly with three points in spite of the overpower.
In such a condition, the “lions” can not present themselves against the record winner of the Champions League. The bookmakers Galatasaray is against Real Madrid according to odds of the underdog. A tip on the home side would be daring under the current circumstances.
Despite a large hospital, we see the guests with better chances to win, which is why our Galatasaray against Real Madrid prediction also aims for an away win.
Galatasaray – Statistics & Current Form
Galatasaray had needed a home win last weekend. In the Süper Lig, the “lions” did not make a promising start to the season with only 13 points from the first eight games of the season and lagged behind the expectations as a big title favorite. Now it is in the Champions League, where Gala after two group matches has a point in the account.
In the promising starting position, the “lions” still have chances for a surprise in the group. But the team of “Imperator” Fatih Terim but must win the home game against Real Madrid. Last but not least, there was a narrow 1-0 defeat to PSG in Istanbul’s cauldron.
The three points to the Paris star ensemble were not given without a fight. The “Lions” delivered a competitive game over 90 minutes, but were not rewarded because of the disappointing offensive performance. In the previous two Champions League games, the “Löwen” had only three clear chances (after “OPTA”) and remained so far without scoring.
“With our supporters behind everything is possible in Istanbul.” – Fatih Terim
Statistically, Galatasaray completed the best competitive game of the season this weekend. With 537 successful passes, 78 won duels and four clear scoring chances were set best. The “Lions” also want to build on that in the Champions League match against Real Madrid.
In addition to offensive accents but also more defensive stability will be in demand. In the last three competitive games, the opposing teams made a total of 53 shots. In the central defense, the team acted partly too negligent, which is why keeper Fernando Muslera was always required. But the strong Uruguayan support of the “lions” was reliable.
Before home win over Sivasspor, Galatasaray was winless five times in a row. The recent home win but should – despite strong statistics – not be overstated. The guests from Sivas acted namely for a long distance in outnumbered, but could still keep up with the Turkish record champions.
On the defensive, a performance increase is mandatory, otherwise a point win will be difficult to achieve. Galatasaray will miss injured Radamel Falcao, Mario Lemina and Emre Akbaba in the Champions League. “Imperator” Fatih Terim is expected to make minimal changes to the starting eleven. Emre Mor, after his strong performance against Sivasspor, has a good start-up chance.
Expected formation of Galatasaray:
↪ Muslera – Bayram, Marcao, Luyindama, Mariano – Belhanda, Nzonzi, Seri – Babel, Andone, Feghouli
Last games by Galatasaray:
⚽️ 18.10.2019 – Galatasaray Vs. Sivasspor 3: 2 (Süper Lig)
⚽️ 12.10.2019 – Galatasaray Vs. Istanbulspor 3: 2 (Friendly Match)
⚽️ 05.10.2019 – Genclerbirligi Vs. Galatasaray 0: 0 (Süper Lig)
⚽️ 01.10.2019 – Galatasaray Vs. PSG 0: 1 (Champions League)
⚽️ 28.09.2019 – Galatasaray Vs. Fenerbahce 0: 0 (Süper Lig)
Real Madrid – Statistics & Current Form
Real Madrid have topped the table in the Spanish House of Lords. Although the Royal arrived from Madrid without numerous injured top performers, but the defeat was hardly excused the promoted. For more than 90 minutes, Zinedine Zidane’s team has struggled against combative Mallorcans and has therefore started the journey home without a point.
During the week, Madrid will be heading to Istanbul for the Champions League game against Galatasaray. The Royal are condemned to victory with a point from the first two group matches and have to deliver against the Turkish champions despite injury worries. Real Madrid will be able to take a break this weekend as Clásico v Barcelona has been canceled due to unrest in Catalonia.
“If we want to achieve something this year, it needs more consistency.” – Zinedine Zidane
In the last two group games in the king class, the 13-time Champions League winner was not exactly the best. Right at the start of the group, the 0: 3 against PSG was a big setback. Most recently, Real Madrid played only a draw against Club Bruges.
In the previous one-point pick from the first two group games, Real Madrid have had the worst ever start in the Champions League since the group stage began.
“That can not be an excuse. There are players who are injured and can not be with us. We have to work with that. ” – Zinedine Zidane on the injury worries in the squad
In the last season Real Madrid had missed the premier semifinal for the first time in almost ten years. With the current achievements of the Royal, it would not be surprising if Real Madrid would not make the leap into the top four teams of the Champions League this season.
The Madrid have lost just eight times in the last 43 international games. The more risky a Galatasaray against Real Madrid prediction looks to the home side, especially since the Turkish representative also appears in no good shape.
Zinedine Zidane will miss the injured Marco Asensio, Nacho Fernandez, Luka Modric, Lucas Vazquez and Gareth Bale in Istanbul. Toni Kroos is expected to be available on Tuesday evening. Changes in the starting eleven are to be expected after the disappointing performance on the Balearic Island.
Expected formation of Real Madrid:
↪ Courtois – Marcelo, Militao, Ramos, Odriozola – Vinicius, Casemiro, Isco, Rodriguez – Jovic, Benzema
Last matches of Real Madrid:
⚽️ 19.10.2019 – Mallorca vs Real Madrid 1-0 (La Liga)
⚽️ 05.10.2019 – Real Madrid Vs. Granada 4: 2 (La Liga)
⚽️ 01.10.2019 – Real Madrid Vs. Bruges 2: 2 (Champions League)
⚽️ 28.09.2019 – Atletico Madrid Vs. Real Madrid 0: 0 (La Liga)
⚽️ 25.09.2019 – Real Madrid Vs. CA Osasuna 2: 0 (La Liga)
Galatasaray vs Real Madrid Direct Comparison
Galatasaray and Real Madrid meet for the eighth time in a competitive match. Real Madrid leads the direct comparison with a record of 6-0-3 against Galatasaray. Of the three away games in Istanbul, the Royal have won from Madrid but only one. Ironically, at the last clash there were two bitter defeats for Galatasaray.
Real Madrid prevailed in the group stage of the Champions League 2013/14 with a total score of 10: 2 after round and round against the “lions”. In the duels in the premier class fell between Galatasaray and Real Madrid so far always over 2.5 goals.
Galatasaray vs Real Madrid Best Free Betting Tips and Odds Provided by Insider Tipsters
Galatasaray is in a catastrophic state in the home game against Real Madrid. After the “Löwen” were without victory five times in a row, it was in the last matchday in the Süper Lig with a 3-2 over Sivasspor a real liberation. Statistically, although the Turkish record champions put in a strong performance, but largely benefited Gala from the underdog’s defeat.
In the end, the close home win was indeed earned, but hard fought. With such a notion, especially on the defensive, Galatasaray will be severely handicapped by Real Madrid. The passivity of the defenders was not used well by Anatolian clubs like Sivasspor and Genclerbirligi. With Real Madrid now comes a completely different offensive caliber to the “lion”.
Key Facts – Galatasaray vs Real Madrid tips
⭐️ Galatasaray won after five games without a win at the weekend again for the first time a competitive match.
⭐️ Real Madrid was in the domestic league springs and is in the CL on frustration.
⭐️ Only eight of the last 43 games in the international competition have lost the Royal.
After the weekend league session, the Madrid Royalists want to deal with frustration in the cauldron of Istanbul and claim their first victory in the group. Anything but an away win would be fatal under the current circumstances, especially since the recent group match against Club Bruges could not be won.
A premature group-out would be hard to imagine for the Madrilenians and the super-GAU par excellence. In Istanbul, the Spanish representative was expected to prevail, which is why our Galatasaray against Real Madrid Tipp aims for an away win.
Competition: Champions League, Group. A
Insider Tips: Real Madrid (2)
Stake: 7/10 units