Galatasaray vs. Real Madrid - UEFA Champions League - September 17th, 2013

The UEFA Champions League matchup - Galatasaray vs. Real Madrid - Team CrestsTurkish Galatasaray will play Spain's Real Madrid in the first round of matches in the UEFA Champions League - Group B. The match will take place on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 at the Ali Semi Yen Spor Kompleksi in Istanbul.

Galatasaray won the Turkish Super Lig last season with ten points to spare. This season, the Istanbul side are off to a slower start, winning one game and drawing three. Most recently Galatasaray drew with Antalyaspor 1-1.

Real Madrid drew vs. Villarreal 2-2 over the weekend and they now have 10 points out of four matches in the La Liga.

Galatasaray and Real Madrid met in last year's UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, with the Madrid side coming on top 5-3 on aggregate. The score in Madrid was 3-0, and the score in Istanbul was 3-2.

The odds for the upcoming match at Ali semi Yen Spor Kompleksi are:

Galatasaray: 4/1
Draw: 16/5
Real Madrid: 8/15

Real Madrid are the big favourites to win on Tuesday. A 100 € bet on Ronaldo and company could generate 53 € in profit, while the same bet on Galatasaray could return 400 € in profit.

The most likely score, according to the odds is a 1-2 victory for the guests, valued at 7/1.

Burak Yilmaz is the favourite to score for Galatasaray at 2/1, while Cristiano Ronaldo is the favourite to score for Real Madrid at 8/13 (bet 100 € for a chance to profit 61 €). Didier Drogba is valued at 11/4 to score and Gareth Bale, who scored his first goal for 'Los Blancos' this weekend is valued at 5/4 (bet 100 € for a chance to profit 125 €).

On goal for Real Madrid on Tuesday will be Iker Casillas.

This should be a good game.