Juventus vs Atletico Madrid Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Another exciting game awaits the football viewers of Europe’s elite football competition. Juventus will host Atletico Madrid at the Allianz Stadium and try to make a comeback against the Spanish side. One thing is certain, we are in for a real treat that no football fan should miss.
Juventus are coming into knock-out phase after grasping the first spot in Group H. After the six matches played, they collected twelve points from four wins and two losses. This is Juventus's tenth UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie (six wins, three losses). The Old Lady has won the prestigious European competition twice, in 1985 and 1996. Juventus, whose last two campaigns in the competition have ended in defeat by Spanish opposition, will need to rediscover their formidable form against Atlético if they have any aspirations of progressing further into the competition.
Atletico Madrid have secured their spot in the round of 16 for the fifth time in six seasons. They did it by finishing second in Group A with thirteen points from four wins, a draw, and a single loss. After losing to Porto in the knock-out phase in the season of 2008/09 they went on to win the next five. Their record against the Italian opposition in this part of the competition stands at five wins and four losses.
The two clubs have played a total of three matches. Of those three, Atletico Madrid have won two and the remaining outing ended as a draw. In the first leg of the tie, Atletico Madrid triumphed at home by the result of 2-0. The game started out slow and not much was seen in the first half. In the second half, in the extent of just five minutes, Atletico secured the win with a goal each from Gimenez and Godin.
Juventus have four missing players for the match against Atleti. Sami Khedira, Juan Cuadrado and Douglas Costa are injured and they will not play on this match. Alex Sandro is suspended and he is another one player who can't play. All other players are available for the match and they are highly motivated to take revenge on Tuesday night in Turin.
On the other side Atletico Madrid also have four missing players for this game. Lucas Hernández and Filipe Luís are injured, and they can't play. Thomas Partey and Diego Costa are suspended and they will not play against Juve. All other players are ready for the match with Old Lady and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Juventus: Szczesny; Sciglio, Chiellini, Bonucci, Cancelo; Matuidi, Bentancur, Pjanic; Dybala; Ronaldo, Mandzukic
Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Arias, Gimenez, Godin, Juanfran; Correa, Rodrigo, Niguez, Koke; Morata, Griezmann
Juventus vs Atletico Madrid Prediction
A true football spectacle awaits us on Tuesday night in Turin, where Juventus welcomes Atletico Madrid. Both sides are highly motivated to go through and they will do their best to do that. Juventus was defeated by 2-0 in Spain and now must play much better if want to qualify. They play solid football this season, but this time they have a truly hard job to do. If want to go through then have to keep a clean sheet and it will be their main objective for the match. On the other side Atletico Madrid also like to play strong and aggressive football and will try to score after fast counterattacks. Atletico Madrid are undefeated in 10 of their last 11 matches in the Champions League and all players are in full of confidence. They have kept a clean sheet in their last 4 matches and we don't expect lots of scoring chances here.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Juventus vs Atletico Madrid Prediction: Juve to win. We expect from Juve to win, but not to go through. We believe Atletico can score a goal, and our second betting pick for the match is Both teams to score. Our risky bet goes on correct score 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.