Real Madrid vs Dortmund Preview: Betting Tips & Predictions

By Tonyruik
Dec. 06, 2016

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

7 December 2016 • 19:45 • Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid

Real Madrid

Manager: Zinédine Zidane (Appointed: Jan 5, 2016)

Team market value: 775,80 Mill. €

Avg. possession: 54.3%

Shots per match: 19.4

Champions League scores: 14:8

Most valuable player: Cristiano Ronaldo – 110,00 Mill. €

Best rated player: Cristiano Ronaldo

Best goalscorer: Álvaro Morata, Gareth Bale, Raphael Varane, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo (2 goals)

Player with most assists: Cristiano Ronaldo (4 assists)

Latest 5 Matches

Real Madrid won “El Derbi madrileño” 0-3, thanks to a hattrick of Cristiano Ronaldo, then Karim Benzema scored a late goal against Sporting and Real Madrid won 1-2. In the next match Cristiano Ronaldo scored another two goals in the first 18 minutes and Real Madrid defeated Gijon 2-1, but it was a very lucky win, because Duje Cop missed a penalty in the 77th minute. In the next match Real Madrid played with Leonesa in the Copa del Rey and Zinedine Zidane sent his B team into the action. Mainly thanks to Mariano Diaz, who has scored a hattrick, Real Madrid won 6-1 and it was also the first goal of his son Enzo Zidane for the A team. In the last match Real Madrid played at Camp Nou, in my opinion, Zinedine Zidane´s team were worse than Barcelona, but thanks to a goal of Sergio Ramos in the 90th minute, Real Madrid took a point for a draw 1-1.

Stats

Real Madrid have won 11 of their last 14 home matches against German teams in the Champions League.

Real Madrid have won 20 of their last 21 Champions League group matches at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Real Madrid have won 10 of the last 12 matches in all competitions.

There have been over 2.5 goals in each of the last 5 Champions League matches.

Missing players

Zinedine Zidane will miss duo Toni Kroos and Gareth Bale, but Álvaro Morata joined his team mates on Monday for the first time since he suffered a hamstring injury and is very likely, that he will play a few minutes.

Possible lineups (4-3-3)

Dortmund

Manager: Thomas Tuchel (Appointed: Jul 1, 2015)

Team market value: 351,50 Mill. €

Avg. possession: 59.1%

Shots per match: 17.4

League scores: 19:7

Most valuable player: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 45,00 Mill. €

Best rated player: Raphael Guerreiro

Best goalscorer: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (3 goals)

Player with most assists: Ousmane Dembélé (5 assists)

Latest 5 Matches

After 4 winless league matches, Dortmund finally won in the Bundesliga, mainly thanks to a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who has scored 4 goals, added an assist and Dortmund defeated Hamburger 2-5. In the next match Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the only goal of the match against Bayern in the 11th minute and Dortmund defended the win until the end. Then Dortmund destroyed Legia 8-4 and they broke the Champions League goals record. After 4 wins in a row, Dormund lost 2-1 against Frankfurt, after what Ousmane Dembélé hit the goal in the injury time. In the last match Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored another two goals, overall 8 goals in the last 5 matches and Dortmund won 4-1 against Monchengladbach, who had only one shot on target.

Stats

Any team has scored more goals than Dortmund (19) in the Champions League group stages this season.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored a goal in 7 of his last 9 matches, overall 11 in those 9 matches.

Only have Frankfurt defeated Dortmund in their last 11 matches in all competitions.

There have been over 2.5 goals in 4 of the last 5 Champions League matches.

Missing players

Thomas Tuchel can´t count with Roman Bürki, Sven Bender, Mario Götze and Neven Subotic. While Raphael Guerreiro, Marcel Schmelzer and Erik Durm are all doubts.

Possible lineups (4-1-4-1)

Previous Meetings

Real Madrid and Dortmund are facing each other for the 8th time in the last 5 Champions League seasons (4 group stages, 2 quarter-finals, 2 semi-finals). And while Dortmund have won 3 of the last 4 home matches, so they have lost 4 of their last 5 away matches against Real Madrid. Dortmund have also conceded at least two goals in each of those 5 matches at Santiago Bernabeu and there have been Over 2.5 goals scored in 6 of the last 8 meetings together.

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