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Wednesday’s Champions League schedule brings us Real Madrid coming up against Union Berlin.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Real Madrid v Union Berlin can be found here - plus the latest betting odds.
Real Madrid are hoping to win again after their last result, the 1-0 Champions League success against Union Berlin.
In that game, Real Madrid had 75% possession and 32 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. The scorer for Real Madrid was Jude Bellingham (90'). On the other side, Union Berlin got 4 attempts on goal with 0 on target.
Their most recent results reveal that much solidity has been shown by the Real Madrid backline. Real Madrid have been miserly, with the total number of goals that have flown into the back of their net during their last six matches standing at 4. Even so, time will tell whether such a trend will persist here in this match.
In a total of 5 out of the previous 6 clashes involving Union Berlin, a minimum of three goals have gone in. The overall average goals scored per match in that time is 3.5, with the average number of goals for Union Berlin being 2.33.
Head to head
The previous league encounter between the two was Champions League match day 1 on 20/09/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Real Madrid 1-0 Union Berlin.
On that occasion, Real Madrid managed 75% possession and 32 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Their only player to score was Jude Bellingham (90').
Union Berlin had 4 shots at goal with 0 of them on target.
Team News: Real Madrid
Ferland Mendy (Muscle Injury), Vinicius Junior (Biceps femoris muscle injury), Arda Güler (Meniscus Damage), Thibaut Courtois (Ruptured cruciate ligament) and Éder Militão (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be available for Real Madrid gaffer Carlo Ancelotti.
Team News: Union Berlin
With a completely injury-free group to choose from, the Union Berlin manager Urs Fischer does not have any fitness worries to report ahead of this match.
We’re of the opinion that Real Madrid will most probably be able to create a high number of chances and successful shots on target.
However, Union Berlin could well struggle to score a goal of their own but do we see them being dangerous for periods.
We’re tipping a controlled 3-1 win for Real Madrid at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio Santiago Bernabéu (81,044)
Captain: José Nacho
Chairman: Florentino Pérez
Manager: Carlo Ancelotti
Competitions: La Liga position 1, Champions League (Group C)
⭐ Star Man: Jude Bellingham
Regularly taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Jude Bellingham was born in Stourbridge, England. After having made a senior debut playing for Birmingham City in the 2019 - 2020 season, the talented Midfielder has got 5 league goals in the LaLiga 2023 - 2024 campaign to date in a total of 4 appearances.