Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich Match Preview 2018 Champions League Semi-finals

Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich Match Preview 2018 Champions League Semi-finals
Former Real Madrid boss Jupp Heynckes (left) could become the oldest manager to win the Champions League, at 72

The thrill of Champions League Semi-finals will continue as Real Madrid team will be traveling to Allianz Arena in Munich to play against the Bayern Munich. These two teams are European rivals and they have played many champion leagues matches against each other. Both teams are giants of Champions League.

Bayern Munich will be looking here to redeem themselves as they were eliminated by Real Madrid in the quarterfinals of last Champions League, with an aggregate of 6-3. On the other hand, Real Madrid will be looking to go into the Finals for the 3rd time in a row.

Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich Match Preview 2018 Champions League Semi-finals
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late penalty to win the quarter-final second leg against Juventus

Bayern Munich eliminated Sevilla in the quarterfinals with an aggregate of 2-1, and they are also dominating the Bundesliga this season and they are on top of their game. Real Madrid came to semifinals by defeating Juventus with 4-3 aggregate which included three goals from Cristiano Ronaldo including a penalty that people had different opinions about.

For Real Madrid, both PSG and Juventus were good opponents but Bayern Munich will be the toughest because every player in that team is in form and there is talent at every part of the pitch. James Rodriguez will also try to prove himself against his former club.

Bayern Munich will have to stop the goal-scoring machine who is on a scoring spree in the last 10 matches has scored 15 goals. They should not give him any room whatsoever because he proved in the match with Juventus that he can do miracles on the pitch.

Bayern Munich coach Heynckes said about Cristiano Ronaldo in an interview

“Of course, he’s a big topic for us in the game analysis,”

“But don’t forget we have Robert Lewandowski, who has scored 39 goals. So you have to ask, how can you stop Lewandowski?

“There are world-class players on both sides.” said Heynckes”

Real Madrid was criticized for missing the chances they had in previous games but their coach Zidane is in a positive attitude and is also advising the players to think positively.

“I’m not worried,” said Zidane. “It’s true that in the last two games we have had chances and we have not taken them but now we are going to have a game on Wednesday away from home.

“We are going to try to score and realize that this is football anything can happen, no matter who is playing on the pitch.”

Injuries/Suspensions

Manuel Neuer is still out from the matches, there are doubts about both David Alaba and Corentin Tolisso participation in the match. Because of a knee injury, Arturo Vidal is going to miss both matches will Real Madrid.

Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich Match Preview 2018 Champions League Semi-finals
Bayern Munich defender David Alaba will face a late fitness test following a thigh injury

On the other hand, Real Madrid’s side is fully fit and they have no injuries or suspension issues.

Whoever wins the match as soccer lovers we just hope that this will match well as entertaining and thrilling as the last night’s match was.

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