Bet365 Preview: APOEL – Real Madrid: Back Zidane’s men to claim all three points

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Los Blancos are within reach of making it to the knockout phase and will look to seal the deal when they take on Thrylos

Reigning Uefa Champions League kings Real Madrid will travel to Nicosia as they take on APOEL at the GPS Stadium in their penultimate Group H game.

APOEL were considered underdogs in this group and have lived up to that tag as they have only garnered two points from four games and thus have no chance of progressing to the knockout phase. Bet365 has quoted them at odds of (17.00).

Zinedine Zidane’s side suffered a 3-1 defeat in the hands of Tottenham Hotspur last time out and this has left them in second place, three points behind the Lilywhites. Finishing top is always crucial to getting a kind draw in last 16, they have thus been offered at (1.16) for victory.

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APOEL’s two points came in their two legs against Borussia Dortmund. Holding the 12-time European champions to a stalemate in Nicosia is available at odds of (9.00) with the same firm.

Real Madrid have won all three previous encounters against their Cypriot opponents and look good to avoid defeat at odds of (1.03).

What’s more is that Los Blancos have scored 11 goals in those encounters. Backing more than three goals in this game is priced at (1.36).

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The reserve fixture at the Bernabeu ended 3-0 and punters who feel such will repeat itself can back the scoreline at (7.00) while a win to nil for the Spanish outfit is offered at (1.83).

Cristiano Ronaldo stole the show that night, scoring a brace and also attempted nine shots. The Portuguese maestro has fared batter in the Champions League where he has six goals to his name and is as expected Bet365’s favourite to score first at (3.00) and (1.36) to do so anytime.