Real Madrid v Galatasaray: 10 Vital Statistics


10. Real Madrid and Galatasaray meet for only the fourth time on Wednesday evening, the Turkish giants boasting a 2-1 win-loss record. Another Galatasaray victory in this first leg is priced at 18.00.

9. Madrid are 1.14 favourites to win after taking victories in eight of their last 10 games.

8. The Spanish champions beat Galatasaray 3-0 at home the last time these sides met competitively in April 2001. A repeat 3-0 result is available at 8.25.

7. Former striker Raul netted a first-half brace for Madrid that day, just two of 71 goals he scored in 144 Champions League games. Current centre forward Gonzalo Higuain is 1.70 to score.

6. Galatasaray are on a three-game winning streak, averaging 2.6 goals per game. They are 10.00 to score in both halves on Wednesday.

5. Madrid have failed to score just once in their last 16 games (a 1-0 loss to Granada in February). The home side are 1.53 to net in both halves.

4. Cristiano Ronaldo has scored eight goals in eight Champions League games this season and is match favourite at 3.05 to net first.

3. Galatasaray forward Didier Drogba is yet to score for his new club in eight appearanes. He is 5.75 to net once and 25.00 to score a brace.

2. Galatasaray have twice beaten Madrid, their maiden victory a 2-1 result in the 2000 European Super Cup final. A repeat 2-1 score is available at 40.00.

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1. Wesley Sneijder scored 11 goals in over 50 appearances for Real between 2007 and 2009. He has netted twice in 12 for new club Galatasaray and is 9.00 to score on his Bernabeu return.