Real Madrid welcomes Celtic for a Champions League showdown at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu on Wednesday afternoon (5:45pm, UK time).
The hosts are through to the round of 16 and will be confirmed as group winners if they win, or if Leipzig doesn’t win. As for Celtic, they’re playing for pride, as the Scottish champions will finish fourth.
How to live stream Real Madrid vs Celtic online:
Where to watch Real Madrid vs Celtic on TV:
- UK: BT Sport 4
- US: Paramount+
Since the start of last season, no player has been involved in more open play sequences that have ended in a shot (121) or a goal (20) in the Champions League than Vinícius Júnior. The forward has scored three goals in five appearances for Real Madrid in the Champions League this season, just one fewer than he managed in 13 games in the competition last term (4). Including last season’s final where he scored the winning goal, the Brazilian has netted in four of his last five starts in the competition.
No player has had more shots without scoring in the Champions League this season than Celtic midfielder Matt O’Riley (14). In fact, the Dane has had more attempts than any other player for the Scottish side this term. That being said, Celtic have scored just three goals from 69 shots in the Champions League this season, with a shot conversion rate of 4.4%. Based on the quality of their chances, Ange Postecoglou’s side would have been expected to have scored seven goals this term (7.2 xG, 3 goals).
Scoreline prediction: Real Madrid 3-0 Celtic
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