Jamie Carragher said that Real Madrid would have ‘NO CHANCE’ of winning the Champions League
Nervous, Jaime? Carragher said Real Madrid would have “absolutely NO CHANCE” of winning the Champions League after the round of 16 brawl against PSG, but the ex-Red insists he is “very confident” Liverpool will emerge victorious. in the end.
- Real Madrid came back in the Champions League to reach the final
- Carlo Ancelotti’s men scored twice in one minute to save themselves in the semifinals
- Jamie Carragher was reminded that after Madrid’s round of 16 triumph against PSG, he said they would have “no chance” of winning the Champions League.
- However, Carragher said he was “very confident” his former team Liverpool would win.
Jamie Carragher has certainly made his bed when it comes to the Champions League final, having previously ruled out Real Madrid’s chances after their victory over PSG in March.
The LaLiga champions pulled off comebacks against PSG, Chelsea and now Manchester City in the round of 16, securing an unlikely place in the May 28 final against Liverpool in Paris.
Their last miracle fight saw them score twice within a minute to save themselves against City before progressing and Carragher, who was at CBS Studio, recalled his bold statement a few months earlier.
Jamie Carragher said that Real Madrid “had no chance” of winning the Champions League
Real made an impressive comeback to beat Man City and reach the Champions League final.
The Reds legend said: ‘This Real Madrid team will not win the Champions League. Absolutely no chance of winning the Champions League.
With pundits Thierry Henry and Micah Richards laughing in the studio, the former City defender and sports mail columnist Richards told Carragher: ‘You’re going to be nervous in the finale!’
However, Carragher responded immediately and is confident that Madrid will not win the competition, stating; “I would be much more nervous if it was Man City.
“Listen, I am very sure that Liverpool will win.”
Micah Richards insisted Carragher would be ‘nervous’ for the final against Liverpool
Riyad Mahrez’s goal with 17 minutes remaining appeared to have sealed City’s progress to another all-English final, but Rodrygo scored twice in second-half injury time to send the game into extra time.
And Karim Benzema scored again from a penalty in the 95th minute to seal a memorable win at the Bernabéu.
Madrid will have all their sights set on claiming their 14th European Cup in the French capital, while Liverpool continue to look to win the Premier League and FA Cup before the final at the Stade de France.