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Manchester City v Real Madrid Betting: Spanish giants to overpower Mancini's suspect defence

Roberto Mancini will know anything but a win against Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday night will see his Manchester City side slope out of the Champions League with little more than a whimper in what has been an error-strewn campaign in Europe’s leading club competition.

Two points from four games has left the Premier League champions languishing at the bottom of Group D and a visit from the Spanish giants will not make things easier for City, who will still be up against it to qualify for the knockout stages even with a victory in front of the Sky Sports cameras.

Defensive lapses have plagued their Champions League journey and Mancini will be eager to tighten up his rearguard for Jose Mourinho’s side, who possess a plethora of attacking threats, and with that in mind it’s no surprise that Paddy Power have installed the visitors as 5/4 favourites to venture back to the Spanish capital with all three points.

A brace of late goals in the Bernabeu saw Mourinho’s stars take all three points with a stunning 3-2 victory over City in the first round of matches and they will head to Eastlands on the back of a fine 5-1 thumping of Athletic Bilbao over the weekend in La Liga, so it’s tough to fancy City gaining that all-important victory and the 2/1 on offer from Paddy Power is far too skinny, whilst the draw is slightly more attractive at 5/2 with the Irish firm.

Punters will be eager to get stuck into this mouth-watering Manchester City v Real Madrid clash and the class on show is emphasised when looking through the first goalscorer markets and it’s Cristiano Ronaldo who spearheads the list and is available at 7/2 to notch first in the latest betting from Paddy Power.

City’s attacking options are equally as attractive as Real Madrid’s with Carlos Tevez and Sergio Aguero likely to lead the line for the home side and many will pile into the 13/2 offered about either of the diminutive Argentineans bagging the first goal, but Madrid’s attacking flare should see them grab that all-important first strike and Karim Benzema is an eye-catching betting proposition at an industry best-priced 6/1 with Paddy Power.

Defensive ineptitude has cursed City’s Champions League campaign and with Madrid having scored 22 goals in their last six matches then Joe Hart is sure to have a lot to do in goal, but City come into the game on the back of a 5-0 annihilation of Aston Villa, so punters will surely look for a flurry of goals in the correct score market.

A repeat of Madrid’s 3-2 victory on home soil will be attractive to many and Paddy Power offer 17/1 for the same result, whilst those fancying a home win could opt for a 2-1 City victory at 10/1, but the standout flutter is for a 3-1 Madrid success and Paddy Power’s 14/1 could fill the coffers on a night that sees City faltering again on the European stage.

Manchester City v Real Madrid Form

Check the season's statistics for both Manchester City and Real Madrid, plus the odds ahead of Wednesday's match.

Manchester City Stats | Real Madrid Stats

Manchester City v Real Madrid Tips

Tip #1: Real Madrid to win the match @ 5/4 with Paddy Power.
Tip #2: Karim Benzema to score first @ 6/1 with Paddy Power.
Tip #3: Real Madrid to win 3-1 @ 14/1 with Paddy Power.

Manchester City v Real Madrid Odds

Match Betting

2/1 Manchester City
5/2 Draw
5/4 Real Madrid

Correct Score Odds

13/1 Manchester City 1-0
20/1 Manchester City 2-0
10/1 Manchester City 2-1
14/1 Draw 0-0
7/1 Draw 1-1
10/1 Draw 2-2
10/1 Real Madrid 1-0
13/1 Real Madrid 2-0
8/1 Real Madrid 2-1

First Goalscorer Odds

7/2 Cristiano Ronaldo
6/1 Gonzalo Higuain
6/1 Karim Benzema
13/2 Carlos Tevez
13/2 Sergio Aguero
8/1 Edin Dzeko
8/1 Mario Balotelli
8/1 Alvaro Morata
9/1 Angel Di Maria
9/1 Kaka
9/1 Jose Callejon

Odds supplied byPaddyPower.com, who offer live betting in-running for all Champions League matches.

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