Real Madrid vs Atalanta Preview, Prediction, H2H Results: UCL Round of 16

The Los Blancos face Italian dark horses Atlanta in the Champions League. Alley Sport brings Real Madrid vs Atlanta preview and insights to this tricky encounter.

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Real Madrid vs Atalanta Preview. Zinedine Zidane is a 3-time Champions League winner with the Los Blancos, hoping to add one more to his collection. Image Credit- NDTV

Real Madrid have been the most successful team in Europe, and look to build their modern legacy after a poor European campaign last season with an elimination at the hands of Manchester City. Atlanta are the semifinalists of the Champions League last season, only to lose out to Paris Saint Germain unfortunately to an injury time winner.

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Real Madrid vs Atalanta Preview. Atlanta were knocked out by PSG through an injury time masterclass by the French club in the last season. Image

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Real Madrid vs Atalanta Preview

Real Madrid are currently in the 2nd position in La Liga, cutting the gap to 3 points behind leaders and city rivals Atletico Madrid. Real Madrid come into this game with a 1-0 victory over Valladolid, with a Casemeiro header putting the Los Blancos in the right form ahead of this difficult encounter. Real Madrid are still seeking a revenge following their last season elimination, with a dominant comeback in the competition after a shaky start in the group stages.

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Real Madrid vs Atlanta Preview. Real Madrid were eliminated by Manchester City last campaign, with Real Madrid not being able to replicate their European form in recent history. Image Credits- AS

Atalanta have struggled in their current Serie A campaign, with a 7th position standing and a tough fixture list as they face Napoli before facing the mighty Real Madrid. Atalanta faced a difficult group, with Liverpool and Ajax, but showed their last season’s form by making it through to the round of 16, with several bookmakers putting Atalanta ahead for an upset in the tie.

Real Madrid vs Atalanta Preview: Prediction

The Los Blancos have struggled last season, with Zinedine Zidane looking for yet another Champions League title. Real Madrid are expected to win this highly competitive fixture, with Atlanta being a tricky opponent and on the verge of becoming a renowned team in Europe. Atlanta can not be underestimated, but the Los Blancos are known to dominate teams and looking to qualify for the quarterfinals.

Real Madrid vs Atalanta Preview: H2H Results

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Real Madrid vs Atalanta Preview. Real Madrid are the most successful team in the UCL, last winning it in 2018 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Image Credits- Wikipedia

This is the first encounter between the two sides in the UEFA Champions League. Atalanta is a team who has risen through dark times and become a formidable side in Europe, while Real Madrid are often dubbed as the “Kings of Europe” with their 12 titles in the history of the competition. Atlanta is a side known to create threat due to swift transitions between their attack and defense, and a traditional Italian approach in their gameplay. Real Madrid squad boasts of world class talent, however inconsistencies have made this tie a difficult match between the sides.

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Real Madrid vs Atalanta Preview. Atlanta are the darkhorses of the competition, looking to upset the Spanish side with their unpredictable approach. Image Credits- Outlook India

The Sony Pictures Sports Network (Sony and TEN channels) has the rights to show UEFA Champions League matches in India. Matches will also be available to stream via SonyLIV app and their official website, allowing supporters to watch multiple games simultaneously and catch the replay of matches. What is your Real Madrid predicted lineup vs Atalanta?

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