Atletico Madrid vs Dortmund Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
This Tuesday, Atletico Madrid will host Borussia Dortmund at the Wanda Metropolitano in a game of the fourth round of their Group A campaign. Judging by their previous clashes we are in for a true spectacle full of chances, goals, and betting opportunities.
Atletico Madrid are placed second in their group with six points and a negative goal difference of -1. So far at the group stage, they have managed to defeated Monaco and Club Brugge, and in their most recent game in the elite European competition, they suffered a heavy 4-0 defeat to the same rival as the one they face today. Witsel opened the goal scoring sheet in the closing minutes of the first half to give his team the lead. In the second half, the German side attacked even more and managed to score three more goals. Two goals came from Guerreiro and one from Sancho. Atletico were finding it hard to hit the opponent’s goal and all the changes by the coaching staff and the subs failed to make an impact.
Borussia Dortmund are placed first in Group A with nine points from the previous three rounds. They have scored eight goals in those three matches while not conceding a single one. In the previous round, they faced Atletico Madrid and managed to take all three points. The Germans are coming into this clash in amazing form. Out of their previous fourteen away games, they have four draws and ten wins.
When it comes to the previous matches between these two clubs, there haven’t been many, three to be precise. Of those three outings, Borussia Dortmund have won two and Atletico Madrid have won the remaining game. It will be interesting to see how this one plays out. Atletico are on a six-game unbeaten streak at home with five wins and a single draw. Read our betting preview and take your chance to win some cash with right betting tips.
Atlético coach Diego Simeone: "Dortmund are one of the best sides in Europe at the moment – that's why they're top of the Bundesliga and unbeaten in the league and Champions League."
Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre: "I'm only thinking about Atlético Madrid. Against a team like them, you can't dominate for 90 minutes."
Atletico Madrid don't have big injury concerns for the match with Dortmund. Diego Godín, Koke, Diego Costa and José Giménez are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready for this game on Tuesday night.
On the other side Dortmund also do not have big injury concerns for this game. Marcel Schmelzer and Shinji Kagawa are injured and they can't play in Spain. Jeremy Toljan is suspended and he also will not play against Spaniards. Lukasz Piszczek and Abdou Diallo are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are ready for the match.
Possible starting lineups
Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Juanfran, Lucas, Giménez, Filipe Luís; Lemar, Rodrigo, Ñíguez, Correa; Griezmann, Gelson
Dortmund: Bürki; Piszczek, Akanji, Zagadou, Guerreiro; Witsel, Delaney; Pulišić, Reus, Sancho; Paco Alcácer
Atletico Madrid vs Dortmund Prediction
What a great football game in Spain and a true spectacle in Madrid where Atletico welcomes Borussia Dortmund at The Estadio Metropolitano. Atlético are three points further back in second place in Group and they are highly motivated for this game. Of course, they want to take revenge for their previous meetings and will try to score at least one goal more this time. Dortmund are one of just two teams left in the competition yet to concede a goal and Atleti will have a hard job to do. Dortmund have won just once in 14 previous visits to Spain and this time they will try to score after fast counterattacks.
However, our prediction and betting tips for the match Atletico Madrid vs Dortmund Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect from both sides to score, but don't expect lots of goals. Our second betting pick for the match is 2-3 goals. If Atleti succeed to score two goals, then they will win this game with correct score 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.