RB Leipzig – Atl. Madrid : Preview & Prediction
Atlético Madrid, unhappy finalist in 2014 and 2016 in this Champions League and winner of the Europa League in 2018, has the possibility of reaching the last four by taking out an opponent who is not experienced at this stage of the competition. The Colchoneros, who have not lost a single game in their last 18 outings, remain on 2 league wins against Betis Sevilla (1-0) and Getafe (2-0) then on 1 draw in front of Real Sociedad (1-1). The 3rd of the last Liga took out the defending champion, Liverpool, after extra time in the Round of 16 (1-0 and 3-2) and gives himself the right to dream of an end to the Champions League. . Leipzig, which also finished the season in Germany on the third step of the podium, has only obtained 1 success in Augsburg (2-1) in its last 4 matches. Hanging on by Wolfsburg (1-1) in a friendly on July 30, Nagelsmann’s formation ended the group stage of this C1 on 2 draws against Benfica (2-2) and Lyon (2-2) but succeeded in the ‘feat of leaving Tottenham during the double confrontation in 1 / 8th (1-0 and 3-0). A second feat against one of the best defenses in Europe should be complicated, especially as the Spanish club is aiming for ultimate success in this competition.
Atlético Madrid have been undefeated for 18 games in all competitions.
The Madrid club are more experienced than their German counterparts at this stage of the competition.
Leipzig have won only once in their last 4 outings, Bundesliga and friendly included.
Atlético eliminated the trophy holder, Liverpool, in the previous round (1-0 and 3-2).
The Colchoneros have been finalists in C1 twice in recent seasons, in 2014 and in 2016.
Atlético Madrid, solid defensively and very skilled in the counter-attack, should tactically and technically dominate Leipzig to afford a place in the semi-final of this C1.
RB Leipzig – Atl. Madrid : Betting Tips
RB Leipzig – Win Odds: 3.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70