Champions League betting tips: Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba go up against their former clubs when Manchester United host Juventus tonight.
Man Utd vs Juventus – back goals at Old Trafford
Manchester United seem to have put their four-game winless slump behind them with an impressive 3-2 comeback win against Newcastle and a 2-2 draw at high-flying Chelsea.
They’ve picked up four points in their two Group H games so far and will know they need to get something out of this game with tough trips to Turin and Valencia still to go.
But they face Juve who are unbeaten in their 11 games across all competitions this season (W10 D1) and already command a four-point lead at the top of the Serie A table.
They also have Ronaldo back from his one-match suspension, with the former Red Devils forward bang in form with five goals and four assists in his last six games.
While United midfielder Pogba, who has two goals in two Champions League games, will also be pumped up to face the club he helped to the competition’s final in 2015.
We’re confident both sides will get on the scoresheet tonight. You can back Manchester United and Juventus both teams to score at 17/20 with Novibet.
Real Madrid vs Plzen – Lopetegui’s attack to struggle yet again
Not many predicted three-in-a-row Champions League winners Real Madrid would struggle so much following the departure of Ronaldo in the summer.
Their 2-1 defeat to Levante last time out made it five games on the bounce without a win, but Marcelo’s late consolation strike did end a painful spell of eight hours and one minute without a goal.
Real boss Julen Lopetegui is no doubt under immense pressure at the Bernabeu and could face the sack should things no go their way tonight or in the El Clasico with Barcelona on Sunday.
Despite their tragic form, it would still be a surprise if Real failed to get three points against Czech champions Plzen – but we’re not expecting a huge scoreline this time round.
Shakhtar Donetsk vs Man City – hosts to get on scoresheet
Manchester City sit top of the Premier League after taking 23 points from their opening nine games, but things haven’t gone as quite to plan in the Champions League so far.
Pep Guardiola’s side are below Group F leaders Lyon in second place after losing their opening game to the French outfit.
They beat Hoffenheim in Germany before the international break but had to come from behind and relied on an 87th-minute winner from David Silva.
City should have enough to get the win in Ukraine tonight but we can see a goal from Shakhtar, who beat the English champions in the group stages on home soil last year.