Although the Atlético de Madrid He is looking forward to qualifying for the next round, he has only shown weakness this season in the Champions League, where he has drawn the two games he has played against the Lokomotiv of Moscow and where he debuted with a resounding 4-0 defeat against the reigning champion, the Bayern Munich. In the clash that will take place at 9:00 p.m. in the Wanda Metropolitano, he can take revenge on the German team. The meeting can be seen on TV by Movistar Liga de Campeones and followed with live comments through the OKDIARIO website.
Bayern Munich arrive in Madrid already classified for the next round and as first in Group A with 12 points. Atlético, meanwhile, is second with 5 while Lokomotiv and Salzburg they have 3 and 1 point respectively. With a win as long as the Lokomotiv do not win, the mattress team will also qualify for the second round.
The Athetician of Madrid He will try to take advantage of the field factor, and that is because no one has won at the Wanda Metropolitano in the last 20 official matches. The last time that the rojiblanco team were defeated in their stadium was on December 1, 2019, when they lost 0-1 against Barcelona. Although at Vicente Calderón, the last two games that these two teams faced, with Simeone on the bench, were resolved 1-0 in favor of Atlético de Madrid.
The Bayern Munich, which, as in the last edition, counts its matches by victories in this competition, it will not have Manuel Neuer, Robert Lewandowski, Josuha Kimmich, Leon Goreztka, Tolisso Y Alphonso davies. The Atlético de Madrid, meanwhile, only recovers Hector Herrara for said encounter, so they remain low Luis Suarez, Diego Costa, Lucas Torreira, Manu Sanchez Y Sime Vrsaljko.
He will not be in this game either Marc Roca, who was sent off in his previous match against Salzburg. The one who was a midfielder for Spanish He has acknowledged that he was close to Atlético de Madrid in the summer, although he has been happy to have joined Bayern Munich after his signing for the mattress box was frustrated.
The one who did wear rojiblanco was Lucas Hernandez, for which the Bayern paid to Atlético de Madrid the 80 million listed in your termination clause. “They are decisions that one makes in life. It is obvious that I do not regret. I’m at a great club that has placed a lot of trust in me. I have a lot of affection for Atlético de Madrid, the club that gave me everything. I will always keep that affection for him, but I don’t regret it. Last year we won everything and we want to repeat this one ”, said the Frenchman recently justifying his change of scene.
“I went out in search of other goals, of another culture. I wanted to change my life that I led in Madrid. My first year has been quite difficult because of my injuries, but I hope this will be better individually, ”added Lucas Hernández.
The match between Atlético de Madrid and Bayern Munich will be refereed by Clement Turpin, a referee insulted by Diego Simeone on April 27, 2018 during the first leg of the Europa League semifinals against him Arsenal. He was an Argentine coach who was sanctioned with four suspension matches, including the final of that tournament and the clash for the European Super Cup.