Bayer Leverkusen vs Atletico Madrid should be a very exciting game in Group D of UEFA Champions League, which will be held at BayArena, in Leverkusen. For both teams, this should be a very important game. Bayer Leverkusen should try to collect possible points, while for Atletico is very important to strengthen their place on top. Madridistas have the same amount of points as Juventus, so before meeting the second time, they should try to be in a better position. However, even playing away, it’s hard to image then Juventus will lose points against Lokomotiv Moscow. During the last 5 meetings since the 2015 year, these teams met 5 times, where Spanish club was stronger 3 times, once they played draw and Germans took victory in February of the 2015 year. 3 out of 5 matches finished with Atletico’s clean sheet. Will the Mattress Makers take one more important win over the Bayer, or hosts will be better this time? Read our thoughts about this interesting UEFA Champions League Bayer Leverkusen vs Atletico Madrid match, here below.
Bayer Leverkusen vs Atletico Madrid
Bayern Leverkusen will face Atletico after very unlucky streak in Bundesliga and Champions League. They can’t win in both competitions in 6 last matches already. After great positions they gained in Bundesliga after 4 matches without any wins they lost lots of points. The situation in Bundesliga changes very fastly, so, at the moment from top 5 clubs, Bayern dropped to 10th place with already 7 point difference with Borussia Monchengladbach. Atletico Madrid as already several seasons likes to play draws. They stand at 4th place, showing one of the strongest World’s defences, however, losing points where they could take 3. now, the team have only 1 point difference with 1st place Barcelona in LaLiga, however, Barcelona and Real Madrid have played fewer matches than others. In 12 games, the Red and Whites scored 12 and conceded only 7 goals. In the game against Sevilla, Atletico had a great chance to take victory over the strong opponents, but Diego Costa missed from the penalty spot and match finished with 1:1 result.
Even playing away, Bayer Leverkusen created many scoring chances against Atletico Madrid. Unfortunately, Die Werkself lost the match after the late Alvaro Morata goal at 78th minute. But guests left very very good impressions after this game. So in this game, in Germany, we expect an even stronger result and very creative, opened and dangerous football.
Daley Sinkgraven and Lars Bender will miss the next game for Bayer Leverkusen due to injuries. For Atletico Madrid, Stefan Savic, Joao Felix, Jose Gimenez and Sime Vrsaljko will also stay on the bench due to injuries.
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