Liverpool vs. Real Madrid Predictions & Betting Tips

by | May 27, 2022 16:33

The Champions League final wraps up the 2021-22 season and these Liverpool v Real Madrid predictions will confirm who is expected to come out on top in Paris. Real Madrid are chasing a 14th European Cup/Champions League title with Liverpool looking for their seventh.

Liverpool vs. Real Madrid odds

1 – A draw after 90 minutes at – 13/5

2 – Over 2.5 total goals – 8/11

3 – Liverpool over 0.5 total goals – 1/6

4 – BTTS – Yes – 8/13

5 – A 1-1 draw after 90 minutes at – 6/1

Liverpool’s clash with Real Madrid offers Jurgen Klopp’s side the chance to add a third major trophy to their cup haul in 2021-22. The Reds have already clinched the EFL Cup and the FA Cup but were edged out by Manchester City in the Premier League title race.

However, Los Blancos’ ‘special relationship’ with the Champions League means Carlo Ancelotti’s charges will be ready for the challenge after winning La Liga last month.

Liverpool do have a clear edge in terms of recent form, with an incredible run of one defeat in 34 games in all competitions since the start of 2022, including Champions League wins over Inter, Benfica and Villarreal.

Ancelotti has opted to rest his veteran stars in recent weeks, with their Spanish title already confirmed, and they head into the final on the back of one win in their last four games.

That gives Liverpool an edge, but Real Madrid’s Champions League form in 2022, with memorable comeback wins over PSG and City, make it almost impossible to pick a favourite inside 90 minutes, with a draw a strong possibility.

Both sides will fancy their chances of scoring inside normal time, with Liverpool scoring in 30 of their 34 games in 2022, and Real Madrid on target in 11 of their last 13 outings in all competitions.

Within that run of form, four of Liverpool’s last six games have included 2.5+ total goals inside 90 minutes of action with Real Madrid managing that feat in three of their last six.

This tie has the potential to go past 90 minutes and on into extra time and penalties, with Liverpool already winning two final shootouts this season, and Real Madrid winning their last seven successive Champions League final appearances.

How to stream Liverpool vs. Real Madrid

Liverpool vs. Real Madrid live streaming will be available for viewers in the UK through BT Sport’s YouTube channel, the BT Sport website and the BT Sport app. The BT Sport app is compatible with most devices, including PlayStation, Xbox, Samsung smart TVs, Apple TV, Android TV and Amazon Fire.

Liverpool vs. Real Madrid last five matches

  • Liverpool 0-0 Real Madrid – April 14, 2021
  • Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool – April 6, 2021
  • Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool – May 26, 2018
  • Real Madrid 1-0 Liverpool – November 4, 2014
  • Liverpool 0-3 Real Madrid – October 22, 2014

Liverpool last five matches

  • Liverpool 3-1 Wolves – May 22, 2022 (Premier League)
  • Southampton 1-2 Liverpool – May 17, 2022 (Premier League)
  • Chelsea 0-0 Liverpool – May 14, 2022 (FA Cup)
  • Aston Villa 1-2 Liverpool – May 10, 2022 (Premier League)
  • Liverpool 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur – May 7, 2022 (Premier League)

Real Madrid last five matches

  • Real Madrid 0-0 Real Betis – May 20, 2022 (La Liga)
  • Cadiz 1-1 Real Madrid – May 15, 2022 (La Liga)
  • Real Madrid 6-0 Levante – May 12, 2022 (La Liga)
  • Atletico Madrid 1-0 Real Madrid – May 8, 2022 (La Liga)
  • Real Madrid 3-1 Manchester City – May 4, 2022 (Champions League)

Liverpool top goalscorers

Real Madrid top goalscorers

Liverpool vs. Real Madrid line-ups

Liverpool (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, van Dijk, Konate, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Keita; Diaz, Mane, Salah

Real Madrid (4-3-3): Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Mendy; Kroos, Casemiro, Modric; Vini Jr, Benzema, Valverde

Liverpool team news

Klopp has confirmed Brazilian star Fabinho is expected to win his fitness race to return from injury with Ibrahima Konate potentially having the edge over Joel Matip. However, Spanish international Thiago Alcantara remains a major doubt and he is not expected to start.

Real Madrid team news

Ancelotti is confident of having a fully fit squad at his disposal in Paris with key defender David Alaba set to return to the back line. His experienced trio of Luka Modric, Casemiro and Toni Kroos should start with Fede Valverde given the nod for his high-energy style out wide.

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