Yuriy Vernydub brought earned intrigue for Sheriff Tiraspol with a win over Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu in the UEFA Champions League. The two outfits will be going at each other's throats in the reverse fixture with qualification for the knockout rounds on the line.
Sheriff vs Real Madrid free betting tips and odds
Here are our predictions for Sheriff vs Real Madrid.
• Football Whispers Prediction one: Match Result – Real Madrid to Win @ 27/100 (1.27)
• Football Whispers Prediction two: Total Goals – Over 2.5 @ 2/5 (1.40)
• Football Whispers Prediction three: Both teams to Score – Yes @ 4/5 (1.80)
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Real Madrid to Win
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Real Madrid were stung by Sherrif Tiraspol in their earlier meeting and will not be looking to be made the butt of jokes again. Los Blancos are unbeaten in their last seven competitive outings, six of them giving them the three points on offer. Sherrif has the home advantage but does not have the quality to match Karim Benzema and co. for a stake in this meeting.
Total Goals – Over 2.5
Real Madrid has seen goals flow in their last four matches, scoring ten whilst conceding four. Sherrif Tiraspol has seen a similar return with 12 scored and the same amount conceded. With both sides favouring attack over defence, this match should provide fireworks. We are backing an Over 2.5 total goals conclusion for this fixture and it should come true given the firepower packed by the visiting Blancos and the attacking approach of their Moldovan rivals.
Both Teams to Score – Yes
Real Madrid's seven-match unbeaten run has seen them keep just two clean sheets, one being a nil-ni draw. Los Blancos like to go forward but remain susceptible at the back. This should be the case on Wednesday night as they face off against Sherrif at the Stadionul Sheriff. The hosts stung them in Bernabeu and should manage the same feat in home surroundings.
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Match Preview of Sheriff vs Real Madrid: Los Blancos arrive to avenge Bernabeu humiliation
A 90th-minute strike from Luxembourgian midfielder Sebastien Thill stopped the footballing world. In the current world meeting of David and Goliath, David came out on top. The difference of hunters of millions was made a laughing stock as the Moldovan minnows, Sherrif Tiraspol won at the home of Real Madrid, the most decorated club football team of all time.
This is the second instalment of this meeting and the stakes remain high. Los Blancos need the three points on offer to stake their claim as Group D leaders and can ill afford to drop points with Inter Milan breathing down their necks. On the other hand, Sherriff has secured Europa League progression but with a repeat-win can put their names in the hat for Champions League knockout rounds adventures.
Questions About Sheriff vs Real Madrid
Who won the last h2h? 1-2 in favour of Sherrif Tiraspol.
Where is the game being televised? Arena Sport, beIN Sport, BT Sport Extra, CMore, DAZN Deutsch, Polsat Sport Premium 5, Sport 1, and Viaplay.
Who are the players to watch out for? Sebastien Thill (Sheriff) and Karim Benzema (Real Madrid).