Schalke 04 vs Real Madrid Preview and Line Up Prediction: Real Madrid to Win 2-1 at 7/1
Schalke 04 and Real Madrid will play in the first leg of their Round of Last 16 match of the Champions League at the Südstadion on Wednesday, 18th February.
The teams played twice last year. In February Real Madrid beat Shalke 04 1 – 6 and in March they won 3 – 1.
Schalke 04 finished second in Group G with 8 points having won 2 games, drawn 2 and lost 2. They were six points below Chelsea.
Real Madrid finished top of Group B with 18 points having won all six of their games. They were 11 points above Basel.
A 2 – 1 win for Real Madrid is the most likely outcome of the game with William Hill and Bet365 offering odds of 8/1 and 7/1 respectively.
Predicted Line Ups:
Schalke 04: Wellenreuther, Nastasic, Matip, Höwedes, Fuchs, Höger, Kirchhoff, Barnetta, Uchida, Choupo-Moting, Huntelaar.
Real Madrid: Casillas, Carvajal, Varane, Pepe, Marcelo, Illamarendi, Kroos, Isco, Bale, Ronaldo, Jese.
William Hill Odds: 11/2 Schalke 04 to Win, 15/4 for a Draw and 4/9 Real Madrid to Win
Bet365 Odds: 13/2 Schalke 04 to Win, 4/1 for a Draw and 4/9 Real Madrid to Win