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Madrid, Tottenham meet in crucial match


Two unbeaten teams clash in the Champions League as holders Real Madrid host Tottenham at Estadio Bernabeu.

The pair have identical records after two rounds in Group H, with the same number of goals scored and conceded, and with same results against same opponents, making this meeting very vital to decide who will top the group.

Zinedine Zidane’s men defeated APOEL 3-0 in Madrid before thrashing Borussia Dortmund 3-1 at Signal Iduna Park, while Mauricio Pochettino’s side defeated Dortmund 3-1 at Wembley and dominated APOEL in Cyprus.

The pair are level in the table but Madrid are greatly favoured (1.44 in Nextbet) in this match as they have not lost in a Champions League match at home since 2015.

Tottenham are far in the betting in Nextbet (6.22) since they have been inconsistent in away games in the Champions League, winning only two of their four away matches since 2016.

Madrid last met Tottenham in a pre-season match at Allianz Arena in the Audi Cup, when the Spanish club defeated English side 2-0.

Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored two goals in each of their two wins, is the biggest favourite to score for Madrid at 1.39 and also leads the betting as the first goalscorer of the match at 3.02.

Tottenham’s in-form hitman Harry Kane, who scored nine goals in his last six appearances for club and country, is fifth in the list and backed at 5.93. He had a hat-trick in the win against APOEL and a double against Dortmund.

Including his five European goals, Kane has scored 13 of Tottenham’s 22 goals in all competitions. Nextbet also offers 2.15 if Kane puts himself on the scoresheet.