Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig Champions League Match Result March 2024

Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig Champions League Match Result March 2024

This evening, the 14-time Champions League winners will host their German counterparts at Santiago Bernabeu with the aim of securing passage to the quarter-finals. Real Madrid currently holds a narrow 1-0 aggregate lead, courtesy of Brahim Diaz's impressive goal in the first leg.

Despite being suspended for domestic games, Jude Bellingham is available for tonight's match after missing the previous encounter due to injury, providing a significant boost for Carlo Ancelotti. 

This comes after Real Madrid faced a tough challenge in Leipzig last month. The last time they failed to progress after winning the first leg was against Ajax five years ago.

Leipzig is prepared to give their best effort, having rested several players over the weekend to ensure they are in optimal condition for this crucial second-leg encounter. Can they cause an upset at the Bernabeu? Their performance in the first leg was promising, and unexpected outcomes are not unheard of in football. Stay tuned for live updates through our dedicated match blog.

Real Madrid has reached the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals in 12 of the last 14 seasons, with eliminations occurring only in the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons (both in the last 16).

RB Leipzig has failed to progress from their last three UEFA Champions League last 16 ties, being eliminated by Liverpool in 2020-21, Manchester City in 2022-23, and Real Madrid this season.

Jude Bellingham, at 20 years and 251 days old, became the third-youngest player to either score or assist a goal in six consecutive UEFA Champions League appearances, trailing only Kylian Mbappé and Erling Haaland.

Jude Bellingham also became the first English player since Steven Gerrard in 2007-08 to register both 4+ goals and 4+ assists in a single UEFA Champions League campaign.

RB Leipzig attempted 20 shots against Real Madrid in the previous encounter, their highest tally in a single UEFA Champions League knockout game.

Vinícius Júnior of Real Madrid has been directly involved in 27 goals in his last 27 UEFA Champions League starts, scoring 14 and assisting 13.

Willi Orbán scored his second goal in 30 UEFA Champions League appearances for RB Leipzig, his first since October 2017 against FC Porto.

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