Success in Europe heavyweights competitions belong to the teams that do not underestimate their opponents and always make good preparations to emerge victorious from their matches. Below are 4 well inspected and predicted teams to win big tonight.
1. Ludogorets vs Levski Sofia.
Ludogorets will contend with Levski Sofia in the first leg of the semi-finals of the Bulgarian Cup at Huvepharma Arena.
The hosts ride high in confidence into this match having passed the test of invulnerability to defeat with aplomb. They remain unbeaten in their last 12 matches in all competitions with 11 wins and one draw.
In different circumstances, Sofia have not yet attained immunity to defeat. Loosing once in their last 7 matches in all competitions with 4 wins and 2 draws means that they have not yet reached perfection.
Ludogorets have proved their dominance winning 6 consecutive head to head games against Sofia, backed up by 4 clean sheets. The hosts are heavily favoured to win this match.
2. Randers vs Midtjylland.
Midtjylland will be looking forward to bounce back to winning ways when they pay a short visit to Cepheus Park for the Denmark top flight Championship Group affair against Randers.
This is after the visitors lost 1-0 to Copenhagen last time out. They now aim to be consistent and head in the right direction having recorded 3 wins in their last 6 league assignments with one draw and 2 defeat.
Randers have also lost twice in their last 6 league commitments but with 2 wins and 2 draws. They are considered not strong enough to defeat Midtjylland after the hosts lost 3-0 to Aalborg in their recent league affair.
The visitors have registered a remarkable head to head record against Randers unbeaten in the last 28 meetings since 2012 (W24,D4). Midtjylland are the better side to pocket 3 points from this clash.
3. Liverpool vs Benfica.
Liverpool have stepped one foot in the semi-finals of the Champions League this season after cruising 3-1 past Benfica in the first leg of the quarter-finals.
The Anfield side head into this game in a supernatant mood having showcased a golden run of performance. They were able to hold Manchester City with a 2-2 draw in their recent league encounter and now unbeaten in their last 6 competitive matches with 5 wins and one draw, landing 4 clean sheets.
It will be tricky for Benfica to come out of this match ahead on the score sheet. The Portugal giants have not yet met their expectations loosing 2 times in their last 5 endowments in all competitions with 3 wins.
Jurgen Klopp's side have the likelihood of adding salt to the wounds of Benfica by winning this match. Both sides conceded in the first leg, both sides are likely to also score in this affair.
4. Atletico Madrid vs Manchester City.
Atletico Madrid will host Premier League side, Manchester City for the second leg tie of the quarter-finals of the Champions League at Wanda Metropolitano.
Pep Guardiola's powerhouse still has a big task to accomplish despite winning 1-0 against the Spain outfits in the first leg tie. They look dangerous heading into this match aiming to avoid a comeback from Diego Simeone's men.
Tracking both sides performance, City are unbeaten in their last 9 competitive games with 6 wins and 3 draws. Oppositely, Atletico Madrid have lost 2 times in their last 8 establishments (W6,L2).
The Etihad side have exhibited an indomitable will to conquer their opponents in the Champions League. They have high chances of winning this match and book their spot in the semi-finals. A defensive game is expected just like the first leg, less than 3 goals could be recorded.
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