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RB Leipzig vs Atl. Madrid Prediction & Betting tips
RB Leipzig and Atlético Madrid meet at Estádio José Alvalade, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (Quarter ‑ finals). These two teams have never met before, so this will be their first head-to-head meeting. In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
RB Leipzig :
The home team reaches this stage of the UEFA Champions League (Quarter ‑ finals) after having eliminated Tottenham Hotspur, after a home win by (3‑0) and a win by (0‑1) away in the previous round. This is a team that curiously tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 9 victories, 4 draws and 2 losses as a visitor, with 35 goals scored and 17 suffered; against 6 victories, 8 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium, with 31 goals scored and 18 suffered. In their last match, for the Friendlies, they drew with Wolfsburg at home by (1‑1). In their last 4 home matches for the UEFA Champions League, RB Leipzig has recorded 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss.
For this competition, he has not lost 6 games ago. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 8 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 22 of the last 22 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals.
RB Leipzig comes to this game after a 1-1 draw with Wolfsburg, in a friendly preparation for the next official games. It should be noted that the Germans have lost only 1 of the last 10 games. In these quarter-finals, against Atlético de Madrid, coach Julian Nagelsmann is expected to play at 3-4-3, favoring counterattacks, especially through the right: Nkunku is very fast and competent in transporting the ball to the attack. On the other hand, Marcel Sabitzer is one of RB Leipzig’s top scorers in the Champions League, with four goals scored. For this game the coach cannot count on Poulsen and Konaté, both injured.
Atlético Madrid :
The away team reaches this stage of the UEFA Champions League (Quarter ‑ finals) after a win away by (2‑3), at the end of extra time, and a home win by (1‑0) against Liverpool . This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 5 victories, 7 draws and 3 defeats as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 15 suffered; against 11 victories, 3 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium, with 24 goals scored and 8 suffered. In the last match they played, for the First Division, they drew with Real Sociedad at home by (1‑1). In their last 4 away matches for the UEFA Champions League, Atlético Madrid has recorded 2 wins and 2 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition. In 8 games in this competition, he only managed 1 comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Atlético de Madrid comes to this match after a draw, one ball, in the reception to Real Sociedad, ending two consecutive victories in the Spanish league. It should be noted that Atlético de Madrid eliminated the current champion, Liverpool, in the round of 16 of the Champions League. In this match against RB Leipzig, coach Diego Simeone must keep the team 4-4-2, favoring maintenance of possession and organized attacks from the flanks. Forward Álvaro Morata is Atlético de Madrid’s top scorer in this competition, with three goals. In addition to the quality of this player, we highlight the sense of positioning of midfielder Saúl Ñiguez. Absent from this game will be Ángel Correa and Vrsaljko, both with physical problems.