Atletico Madrid host Juventus this Wednesday at 20:00 in the first leg of the first knockout round of the Champions League. Colchoneros, who are second-placed in Group A behind Borussia Dortmund, are set to follow up their latest victories in receptions to Italian clubs.
While Juventus, winner of group H, will try not to remain on the road for the third consecutive time in the race against Spanish opponents. The two teams have twice reached the final in the last five seasons, with Atletico being beaten by rivals Real Madrid in 2014 and 2016, while Juventus were defeated by Barcelona in 2015 and Real Madrid two years later. Ahead of this match both teams played for their championships, having achieved identical results: Atletico Madrid went on to beat Rayo Vallecano by a ball to zero, while Juventus beat Frosinone 3-0. This will be the third clash between the two formations in their history, with slight advantage for the Spaniards, with a triumph and a draw. Can the Italian team win Atletico Madrid for the first time?
Atletico Madrid vs Juventus
- In three of the last five Atletico Madrid games in his stadium there were less than 2.5 goals.
- In two of Juventus’ three away group games there were less than 2.5 goals.
- In the two clashes between both sets there were less than 2.5 goals.
- In two of Atletico Madrid’s three games in their group stage there were less than 2.5 goals.
Football Prediction of the Day Atlético Madrid vs Juventus
The conchoneros are in the round of 16 for the fifth time in six seasons and have moved forward in four of five appearances. And they face a Juventus who is present at this stage of the competition for the tenth time and is one of the strongest teams in
phases to eliminate. However, they are two of the most tactical formations in European football, so we believe in a game with less than 2.5 goals.
Bet Tips: Less than 2.5