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Real Madrid v Liverpool preview: Goals look likely in second leg

Real Madrid already look to have one foot in the Champions League quarter-finals ahead of their last-16 second-leg clash with Liverpool on Wednesday night.

The Spanish giants came back from two goals down to eventually win 5-2 in the first leg at Anfield, as they set their sights on a 15th European Cup.

What:Real Madrid v Liverpool – Champions League last-16 second leg
Where:Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid
When:20:00, Wednesday 15th March
How to watch:BT Sport 1
Odds:Real Madrid 5/4, Draw 3/1, Liverpool 7/4

Real threaten further goals

Carlo Ancelotti's men were clinical in front of goal three weeks ago, with Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema both bagging a brace at Anfield.

Real only know one way to play and that is on the front foot, so the three-goal lead is unlikely to see them sit back and defend their advantage.

The Madrid outfit are the top scorers in La Liga, with 50 goals in 25 games and 10 strikes in their last four home league games.

Their strike rate has been even more impressive in this season's Champions League, finding the net 20 times in seven European fixtures and Over 3.5 Goals on Wednesday can be backed at 11/8.

Real are unbeaten in their last five matches against the Reds – with four wins and one draw – and have outscored the Merseysiders 12-4 during that run of meetings.

Vinicius is joint third in this season's Champions League goalscorer list, with six goals to his name and the Brazilian is available at 15/2 to score first in the second leg.

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Klopp left scratching his head at away form

Liverpool have enjoyed some spectacular European comebacks through the years, coming from behind to beat the likes of Barcelona, AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund.

If the Reds were to qualify though for the quarter-finals this season, the result would be up with the best ever results in the club's history.

Never has a turnaround looked so unlikely during Jurgen Klopp's tenure, especially when you consider the Reds' away form in recent months.

Saturday's 1-0 loss at Bournemouth was their 10th away defeat in all competitions and the Premier League side are 7/4 in Full Time Result to win Wednesday's second leg.

In Mohamed Salah, Liverpool do have this season's top scorer in the Champions League, with the Egyptian star finding the net eight times.

Salah found the net in the first leg and can be backed at 7/4 to score at anytime in the Goalscorers market at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The Reds though have failed to score in three of their last four away games and those stats highlight the size of the task they face in the Spanish capital.

Real wait on Benzema fitness

The current Ballon d'Or holder could miss Wednesday's clash, with Karim Benzema rated doubtful for the second leg.

The France international sat out the 3-1 league win over Espanyol on Saturday and has missed a couple of training sessions since then.

With the crucial El Clasico clash this weekend, Ancelotti has to make a judgement call on whether to risk Benzema or give him longer to recover.

Liverpool will still be without Luis Diaz, with the Colombian forward not expected to return to the first team until April. It's a similar scenario with midfielder Thiago, who is expected to be back in the squad following the upcoming international break.

Joe Gomez is set to return to training this week, but Klopp is expected to stick with the centre-back pairing of Virgil Van Dijk and Ibrahima Konate.

After starting Saturday's defeat at Bournemouth on the bench, Diogo Jota is being tipped to start.

The Portugal international is yet to open his account this season and is 8/15 to have Over 1.5 shots on Wednesday evening.

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