UCL 2021-22: Real Madrid vs Chelsea prediction and betting tips (12 April)
Real Madrid got a 3-1 win over Chelsea in the first leg of the quarter-finals at Stamford Bridge. Will Chelsea get a win against Real Madrid in the second leg and qualify for the semi-finals?
Kai Havertz (Chelsea) scored a goal in the 1-3 defeat to Real Madrid
Kai Havertz (Chelsea) scored a goal in the 1-3 defeat to Real Madrid

Real Madrid will host Chelsea in the quarter-final UEFA Champions League. This is the second leg.

The match will start at 8 p.m. GMT on Tuesday, 12 April 2022. The match venue is Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for Real Madrid vs Chelsea (April 12) in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League.

Real Madrid vs Chelsea latest odds on betting sites

Real Madrid have their winning odds placed at 2.46 (+146 American; 73/50 Fractional). Chelsea, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 3.66 (+2666; 133/50). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 8.50 (+750; 15/2).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Real Madrid — 47%, draw — 29%, Chelsea — 24%.

Latest betting odds on Real Madrid vs Chelsea (12 April 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.90 (-101; 9/10)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.06 (+106; 53/50)
  • To qualify Real Madrid — 1.07 (-1429; 7/100)
  • To qualify Chelsea — 8.50 (+750; 15/2)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.70 (-143; 7/10)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)

Real Madrid vs Chelsea match preview and statistics

Real Madrid smashed Chelsea by three goals to one in the first leg of the quarter-finals. Karim Benzema opened the scoreline in the 21st minute with a nice header into the top corner. The French international doubled their lead in the 24th minute with another header into the bottom-right corner. Kai Havertz made it 2-1 in the 40th minute with a header into the net. A costly mistake from Medny allowed Benzema to roll the ball into an empty net as they secured the win.

Real Madrid had 43% ball possession and completed 388 passes. Los Blancos created two big chances. Real Madrid had eight shots with five being on target. They had an expected goal of 1.83 compared to Chelsea’s expected goal of 1.35.

Real Madrid team news: Eder Militao is suspended for the game after picking up a yellow card in the first-legEden Hazard is out of the game with an ankle injury. Isco is unavailable due to a back injury. Luka Jovic is out of the game with an ankle injury. Miguel Gutierrez is unavailable due to a muscle injury.

Chelsea suffered a 1-3 defeat to Real Madrid in the first-leg of the quarter finals. The Blues were totally outclassed in the first half as Madrid kept hitting them on counter-attacks with the Blues unable to deal with it. Chelsea were in the game after Kai Havertz scored but a costly mistake from Mendy meant the game was in Madrid's hands.

Chelsea had 57% ball possession and completed 550 passes. The Blues created two big chances. Chelsea had 20 shots with five being on target. They had an expected goal of 1.35 compared to Madrid’s expected goal of 1.83.

Chelsea smashed Southampton by six goals to nil in their last Champions League game. Marcos Alonso opened the scoreline in the eighth minute with a left footed strike into the bottom right corner. Mason Mount doubled their lead in the 16th minute with a nice finish into the bottom left corner. Timo Werner made it 3-0 in the 22nd minute as he rounded the keeper and slotted the ball into the net. Kai Havertz scored the fourth goal of the game as he tapped into an empty net after Werner slammed the post. Timo Werner made it 5-0 in the 49th minute with a nice finish from close range before Mount scored the last goal to make it 6-0 as Chelsea secured all three points.

Chelsea team news: Ben Chilwell is out of the game with an anterior cruciate ligament injury. Callum Hudson-Odoi is out of the game with a knock.

Real Madrid vs Chelsea H2H

Real Madrid got a 3-1 victory over Chelsea in the last game between both sides.

Chelsea knocked out Real Madrid in the semi-final of the last Champions League.

Two of the last three games have ended in over 2.5 goals

Real Madrid vs Chelsea lineups and key players

Real Madrid projected starting lineup:

  • Thibaut Courtois
  • Dani Carvajal
  • Nacho
  • David Alaba
  • Ferland Mendy
  • Luka Modric
  • Casemiro
  • Toni Kroos
  • Rodrygo Goes
  • Karim Benzema
  • Vinicius Junior

Karim Benzema scored a hattrick in the first leg of the quarter-finals against Chelsea. The French international scored back-to-back hat tricks in the Champions League as he gave his side the advantage. Benzema had four shots in the game with an expected goal of 1.33. The French international has scored 11 goals in the Champions League, overperforming his expected goals of 3.54. Benzema has one assist while providing 10 key passes.

Chelsea projected starting lineup:

  • Edouard Mendy
  • Thiago Silva
  • Andreas Christensen
  • Reece James
  • Marcos Alonso
  • Cesar Azpilicueta
  • Jorginho
  • N’golo Kante
  • Hakim Ziyech
  • Kai Havertz
  • Romelu Lukaku

Notable subs: Callum Hudson-Odoi, Saul Niguez, Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

Kai Havertz scored a goal in their 1-3 defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League. He also scored a goal in their 6-0 win over Southampton. The German international has scored three goals in the Champions League, overperforming his expected goals of 1.50. Havertz has provided six key passes.

Real Madrid vs Chelsea predictions and betting tips

Three of their last three Chelsea games in the Champions League have ended in over 2.5 goals. Chelsea have scored the third-most goals in the Premier League with 64 goals. Four of the last five Chelsea games in all competitions have ended in over 2.5 goals. Two of the last two Madrid’s Champions League games have ended in over 2.5 goals. Four of the last five Real Madrid games have ended in over 2.5 goals.

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.90 (-10- American; 9/10 Fractional)

Football UEFA Champions League . Quarter-finals. Leg 2
Real Madrid — Chelsea
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