The first round of the Champions League group F match ups will see current champions Real Madrid travel to Glasgow on Tuesday to face Scottish giants Celtic.
Ange Postecoglou’s side secured a comfortable 4–0 victory over City rivals Rangers in their last time out. They have now won all seven of their last games this season and look unstoppable.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid who defeated Liverpool 1-0 in the final to lift the trophy for the 14th time last season are also on a 100% run to the start of their 2022/23 La Liga season, beating Almeria, Celta Vigo, Espanyol and Real Betis to claim all available 12 points to lead the league table.
Carlo Ancelotti’s side will be hoping to kick their champions league title defence on a good note when they visit Glasgow, while their host will hope to scuffle their party plan by ensuring their visitor taste defeat.
Celtic vs Real Madrid form guide
Celtic’s last 5 games – WWWWW
|Celtic||4 – 0||Rangers|
|Ross County||1 – 4||Celtic|
|Dundee Utd||0 – 9||Celtic|
|Celtic||2 – 0||Hearts|
|Kilmarnock||0 – 5||Celtic|
Real Madrid’s last 5 games – WWWWW
|Real Madrid||2 – 1||Real Betis|
|Espanyol||1 – 3||Real Madrid|
|Celta Vigo||1 – 4||Real Madrid|
|Almeria||1 – 2||Real Madrid|
|Real Madrid||2 – 0||Eintracht Frankfurt|
- These two clubs have never met before domestically. However, in the current season Celtic is in average home form while Real Madrid are performing above average away from home.
- Both teams have won their last five games.
- Real Madrid’s last 4 games ended in over 2.5 goals.
- Celtic’s last 4 games ended in over 3.5 goals.
Celtic vs Real Madrid prediction
This game has all the ingredients of a great match and we can expect some fun competition on Tuesday night. It will not be surprising to see a draw in Glasgow or a victory for Celtic, but the quality and experience of Real Madrid can’t be brushed away, hence we feel they can get all three points. However, here are what we think are likely to happen in this fixture:
- REAL MADRID TO WIN @ 1.62
- OVER 2.5 GOALS @ 1.68