Arsenal legend Thierry Henry predicts the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League winner
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has given his own predictions for the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League, including the winner on CBS Sports.
Manchester City beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 at the Etihad on Tuesday while Liverpool won Benfica with a 3-1victory.
Alongside former Liverpool captain Jamie Carraghar and Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel, Henry gave his predictions for each Champions League tie.
The Frenchman is betting on Real Madrid to see off Chelsea this year, after losing 3-1 to Chelsea on aggregate in the semi-finals last year.
He then tipped City to beat Atletico and Bayern to beat Villarreal, while picking Liverpool over Benfica.As the paths for the last-four have already been drawn,
Thierry Henry also predicted how the semi finals will play out too.
Based on his choices, Real Madrid will play City with Pep Guardiola’s side edging out the Spanish giants to reach their second consecutive finals.
Henry predicts Liverpool will overcome Bayern in the other semis, in a repeat of their last-16 Champions League clash in 2019.
Henry predicts an English team to win Champions League again
Thierry Henry is predicting an all-English final in the UEFA champions league for another year after Chelsea beat City in the 2021 showpiece. The former World Cup winner is putting his money on City to beat Liverpool in the grand finale in Paris.
The Sky Blues have been in terrific form once again this season with many even anticipating them to go all the way.
Liverpool, meanwhile, have also cruised their way here, competing on all three fronts as they aim for an unprecedented quadruple.
The two heavyweights will play against each other in a virtually title-deciding league clash on April 10.
Jamie Carragher is backing Liverpool to reach the finals. However, Schmeichel expects Bayern and Real Madrid to reach the finals with the Bundesliga giants edging the 13-time champions to the title this year.