Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid are playing at the Vicente Calderón Stadium in a second leg of this UEFA Champions League semi-final after a 3-0 win at Real Madrid. At this stage, the record of direct clashes indicates balance between these two teams, since there have been 3 draws and 3 wins for each team in the last 9 games. However, the last time they faced in this stadium was in 19 11 2016, in a game by the Primera Division that finished with the victory of Real Madrid by (0-3). In this match the home factor may play an important role, since Real Madrid presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Altlético de Madrid
After the defeat in the first leg, the home team arrives in this decisive game at a disadvantage as they have to recover 3 goals and did not score any goals away in the previous game. This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 7 wins, 7 draws and 1 loss as a visitor; Against 10 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses in his stadium.
Atletico Madrid play their 32nd appearance in 2017, their third game against their UEFA Champions League fans this year, trying to do the difficult task of reversing Real Madrid’s One-way game. The team has been making a beautiful campaign in the Spanish Championship, having lost only one of the last twelve matches played, now occupying the third position in the qualifying table. As principal, the team has played fifteen games since the beginning of the year, accumulating four defeats, ten victories and a draw. For this match, the coach should keep the team in the 4-1-4-1 or in the 4-4-2, highlighting Ñíguez in the offensive sector.
Simeone will not be able to count on the players: Gimenez, Juanfran and Vrsaljko.
Probable lineup: Oblak, Hernandez, Godin, Savic, Filipe Luis, Niguez, Koke, Gabi, Carrasco, Griezmann, Gameiro.
For this competition, do not lose as a visitor makes 5 games. The team allowed their opponents’ goals in 9 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has marked with great regularity, since they have always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games in this competition.
Real Madrid are on the pitch for their thirtieth game this year, which marks their sixth performance of the year in this edition of the UEFA Champions League, trying to keep up the great performance that has been showing throughout the season to manage the advantage and ensure their The final of the continental tournament. The team has a good time, since, considering all the competitions that it contests, it comes from four consecutive victories and it has lost only one of the last seventeen games. As a visitor, the team has already played fourteen matches in 2017, accumulating ten wins, two defeats and two draws. For this confrontation, the coach must keep the team in the 4-2-3-1 or 4-1-2-1-2, with Cristiano Ronaldo in the offensive sector.
The coach Zidane will not have at his disposal: Bale, Carvajal and Pepe.
Probable lineup: Navas, Nacho, Sergio Ramos, Varane, Marcelo, Casemiro, Kross, Modric, Isco, Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Betting Prediction
This confrontation marks the meeting between two of the great teams of Spanish football, which also have a lot of expressiveness at the continental level, often standing out in the continental tournaments. Both are among the top-ranked Spanish champions but Real Madrid are ten points clear of their opponents in the UEFA Champions League. The home team tends to bet heavily on long-distance kicks and individual moves, while Real Madrid excels in counterattacks and corner attacks. Thus, we expect an open and very balanced game between two teams that stand out offensively, being a good choice of goals, as athletic promises to go up, and with the team available to Real against attack.