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Real Madrid vs. Apoel Nicosia Champions League Betting

Real Madrid, comfortable winner in the first leg of quarterfinals of the Champions League against Apoel Nicosia (3-0), will face tomorrow, at the Santiago Bernabeu, in order to seal definitely the ticket for semi-finals. Join Now to Bet on this Game!

Coach, Jose Mourinho said after the first leg in Nicosia that the classification was almost achieved, the same terms that were decided, yesterday, Madrid’s top scorer this season, his countryman Cristiano Ronaldo.

“I will not be a hypocrite. Classification is achieved by 90 percent. But it remains 10 percent and anything can happen in football,” said the striker.

But that 10 percent does not seem to convince, after receiving the first goal in the first leg came down and, now, do not perceive any chance of defeating the powerful Real Madrid, nine-times European champions.

Apoel coach, Serbian Ivan Jovanovic, and players travel to Madrid with the intention to close with dignity a great European season, which reached the quarterfinals of Europe’s top competition, making history for his football country that never had a representative at a late stage of the tournament.

“It will be very difficult, but we will do our best before saying goodbye to the Champions League,” said Jovanovic.

Meanwhile, Mourinho wants to see this last game of the season easy to do rotations and to rest many of the owners, who want fresh in the next 20 days, and that Real Madrid will face Valencia, Athletic, Sporting and Barcelona in the league, and, unless the surprise Marseille, Bayern Munich in Champions League betting.

Thus, the Luso meditates make five changes to the starting lineup from the team that put on the lawn in the last league match, against Osasuna in the Reyno de Navarra, who finished in white win (5-1) .

Predictably, the central pair does not change and will be represented by Sergio Ramos and Pepe Portuguese, but there would be changes on the sides, where they could play the Turkish and Portuguese Hamit Altintop Fabio Coentrao, instead of Alvaro Arbeloa and Brazilian Marcelo Vieira .

In midfield, Xabi Alonso and Mesut Ozil German may leave your site Nuri Sahin Turkish and Brazilian Ricardo Kaka, respectively, accompanying both Esteban Granero.

On offense, the bands suggests Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina’s Angel Di Maria, in need of minutes after emerging from his injury and is now available for play.

The ‘Pipit’, Argentina’s Gonzalo Higuain, is emerging as a lone striker, giving rest to the French Karim Benzema.

The white set is already thinking about crossing semifinals, so will be watching what happens at the Allianz Arena, between Bayern Munich and Olympique Marseille, where the Germans start with an advantage after winning the first leg (2 – 0) and are emerging as favorites.

Whatever happens on Wednesday, the epic road trip through the Apoel Nicosia in this edition of the Champions League will be remembered for many years.

Therefore, although the logic invites expect another defeat, thousands Apoel Nicosia supporters plan to move to the capital of Spain, under the motto “In Skenderbeu the Bernabeu ‘to support their team to a Real Madrid more concerned with managing 6-point advantage over Barcelona in the league.

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