Betting news: Strong Real Madrid line-up should mean goals

Betting news: Strong Real Madrid line-up should mean goals


The second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final takes place between Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid tonight at the Vicente Calderon.

And with a 3-0 first leg lead, Los Blancos are overwhelming favourites to reach their second consecutive final, and third in four years. The odds are stacked against the home side tonight. with Atletico at 16/1 to qualify for the final.

Their main main Diego Costa misses out through suspension tonight, while Thibaut Courtois is out with injury, but the Rojiblancos can be backed at 19/10 to win the game at the Vicente Calderon.

Carlo Ancelotti and his coaching staff have reminded their players all week that they need to approach the game as if it was 0-0. Any sign of complacency could be punished. Madrid teams never sit back and defend, and with Cristiano Ronaldo available for selection, the visitors will have a strong line-up. A win for Los Blancos on the night can be found at 7/5, with a draw at odds of 12/5.

With Bale and Benzema also in the team, and Jese in fine form, there are plenty of goals in this Madrid squad. Those who like to put money on the game may be tempted by the goals market. Los Blancos can be found at 11/10 to score two or more goals tonight.