Atalanta – Real Madrid : Preview & Prediction
It is one of the most attractive round of 16 in this Champions League. Big surprise of the last edition, Atalanta Bergamo finds Real Madrid, for a place for the quarter-finals of the C1. Finishing behind Liverpool during the group stage, the Dea has enough to dream of a feat in this double confrontation. Remaining on three successes in a row, in all competitions, Gian Piero Gasperini’s team must stay in the game during this first leg at home. True, Real Madrid remain on four wins in a row and are in second place in La Liga. The Merengue will still have to deal with the absence of Karim Benzema, Sergio Ramos or even Dani Carvajal for this trip!
Atalanta Bergamo remains on three consecutive wins.
Atalanta Bergamo finished behind Liverpool, during the group stage of C1.
Real Madrid had to wait until the last day of the C1 group stage to qualify and finish at the top of their group.
Real Madrid must face the absences of Karim Benzema, Sergio Ramos or Dani Carvajal.
To stay in the game before the second leg, Atalanta Bergamo must score at home.
Atalanta Bergamo arrives in great shape for this round of 16 first leg of the Champions League. Especially since Real Madrid have to face many absences. La Dea will try to take the opportunity to at least hang the draw.
Atalanta – Real Madrid : Betting Tips
Atalanta – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70