The first game on this Smart Acca comes from Group C of the Champions League as Real Madrid hosts Sporting Braga at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Los Blancos were held to a 0-0 draw at home to Rayo Vallecano last time out, however, in the run-up to the aforementioned fixture, Carlo Ancelotti’s men had seen the Both Teams to Score market landed in three matches in a row after their 4-0 win at home to Osasuna on 7th October, having drawn 1-1 with Sevilla before earning back-to-back 2-1 wins over Braga and Barcelona.
All of Sporting Braga’s last five matches have seen Both Teams Score, having managed to beat Union Berlin 3-2, Rio Ave 2-1 and Portimonense 6-1, while losing 2-1 to Real Madrid and drawing 3-3 with Gil Vicente.
Bayern Munich and Galatasaray face off at the Allianz Arena in Group A, with the home side having the possibility to confirm their place in the Round of 16.
Thomas Tuchel’s men managed back-to-back 3-1 wins over Mainz and Galatasaray before thrashing Darmstadt 8-0 and suffering a shock 2-1 loss in the DFB Pokal to Saarbrucken prior to their 4-0 hammering of Borussia Dortmund which saw Harry Kane complete consecutive Bundesliga hat-tricks.
Galatasaray’s only defeat in their last five outings came via a 3-1 loss at home to Bayern despite dominating the Bundesliga side in Turkey. Okan Buruk’s men have managed to beat the likes of Antalyaspor 2-0, Besiktas 2-1, Rizespor 1-0 and Kasimpasa 2-1 in the Turkish Super Lig.
Manchester United travels to Kobenhavn in need of all three points to keep their qualification hopes alive in Group A of the Champions League.
The home side’s only loss in their last five came against the Red Devils via a 1-0 scoreline at Old Trafford as Andre Onana saved a last-kick penalty from Jordan Larsson. Kobenhavn had drawn 1-1 with AGF and beaten Vejle 2-1 before the return fixture, since then, they have thrashed Hvidovre 4-0 and Randers 4-2.
Erik ten Hag’s men have been in shaky form of late, having beaten Sheffield United 2-1 and Kobenhavn 1-0 before suffering back-to-back 3-0 home losses to Manchester City and Newcastle in the run-up to their narrow 1-0 win away at Fulham at the weekend.
In Group C’s other match, Napoli takes on Union Berlin at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.
Napoli are unbeaten in their last four matches since losing 3-1 at home to Fiorentina, having earned 3-1 and 1-0 victories over Hellas Verona and Union Berlin before drawing 2-2 with AC Milan and beating Salernitana 2-0.
Union have lost all of their last five matches across all competitions, having suffered 3-0 league defeats to both Stuttgart and Eintracht Frankfurt, as well as being beaten 2-0 away at Werder Bremen. As far as cup competitions go, the visitors were narrowly defeated 1-0 at home to Napoli before being knocked out of the DFB Pokal by a 1-0 scoreline at Stuttgart.
RB Salzburg versus Inter Milan is the final game on this Smart Acca, with last season’s beaten finalists looking to seal their place in the knockout stages of this competition.
Gerhard Struber’s men were beaten 1-0 by LASK prior to their narrow 2-1 away loss at the San Siro to Inter where goals from Alexis Sanchez and Hakan Calhanoglou on either side of a 57th-minute Oscar Gloukh strike condemned then to defeat. Since then, Salzburg have beaten Altach 3-0 and Tirol 2-0 on either side of a penalty shootout win over Hartberg in the Austrian Cup following a 1-1 draw.
Inter have won all of their last four matches since their 2-2 draw at home with Bologna, having beaten Torino 3-0, as well as both Salzburg and Atalanta by 2-1 scorelines on either side of a 1-0 home victory over AS Roma where Marcus Thuram scored an 81st-minute winner.
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