Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool will be one of the most interesting and exciting UEFA Champions League 1/8 Final match, which will be held at Wanda Metropolitano, in Madrid. Two very known clubs will face each other already in the early round of CL. Last official games between them were exactly 10 years ago in Europa League semi-final. In the 2010 year, Atletico overtook Reds and get into the Final and won it against Fulham. We know well several superstars from that time Atletico and Liverpool know them especially good, as Aguero and David de Gea were young and perspective players then. How will this meeting of these two giants end? Can Liverpool continue the winning streak or Atlético with a defensive style will stop the almost invincible team this season? Read our thoughts about this starling Champions League Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool match and get best betting advice here below.
Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool
Los Colchoneros started this season unbelievably strong and seemed that they will take an opportunity strongly be going forward in La Liga away from Real and Barca. However, they failed to take advantage and now Atletico stands at 4th place with 12 points away from Real Madrid and Barcelona. The defensive style of game also as last year losing lots of points as they already have 10 draws. Moreover, the Indians took only 1 win in the last 7 games of different competitions. Leonesa from Segunda Division B surprisingly knocked out Atletico from Copa del Rey. Earlier, Real Madrid in Madrid derby won the Spain Super Cup title by penalties.
So it’s had to say that hosts will show strong confrontation against the guest, which won 9 of 10 last games in different competitions. Moreover, Reds saved clean sheet in 8 of 10 last meetings. At Wanda Metropolitano, Los Rojiblancos won 7 out of 10 last game, which should give much confidence to hosts. However, it’s hard to image hosts fighting on the same level with Liverpool.
Unfortunately, strongest attacking line players Joao Felix and very likely Diego Costa will miss the next game.
Guest from beautiful city Liverpool will play the first Champions League leg away, at Wanda Metropolitano. However, even in road games, Reds failed to win only 4 out of 20 last games recently this season. At the moment, they lead the Premier League with 25 wins and only 1 draw, without any defeats. Looks like anybody can’t stop them this season. Now they can fully concentrate on Champions League and relax more during the PL games. Jurgen Klopp made everything to make possible taking CL Trophy 2nd year in a row.
During this season, they had only several injuries and this time only Clyne and Shaqiri will miss the match against Atletico. But these losing almost doesn’t change the situation, since they already missed lots of games and are far from the main squad. So we expect a very strong game from Klopp and his team and fully prepared players to this very important match.
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