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.
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
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.
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
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.
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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