Salzburg – Atl. Madrid : Preview & Prediction
There is a strong stake during this poster between Red Bull Salzburg and Atlético Madrid … If the Austrian club wins this duel, it will qualify for the Round of 16 of this Champions League. In contrast, the Colchoneros only need a draw to reach the next round. The Austrian club signed 1 important victory in Russia against Lokomotiv Moscow (3-1) on December 1, which relaunched it in the race for qualification after 3 failures in a row on the field of Atlético (3-2) then against Bayern Munich (2-6 and 1-3). Salzburg lost its first place in the Austrian championship following its defeat this weekend on the lawn of Admira (1-0) and did not put itself in the best conditions within hours of receiving the Spanish club. Atlético Madrid has been undefeated since October 21 and 1 heavy failure in Munich (4-0) in C1, the only defeat for Diego Simeone’s men this season. The Madrid club took first place in La Liga following their success in front of Valladolid (2-0) and Real Sociedad’s draw at Alaves (0-0). Luis Suarez’s partners show 26 points taken out of 30 distributed !. On the European scene, the Madrilenians are on a series of 3 draws against Lokomotiv Moscow (1-1 and 0-0) and against Bayern Munich (1-1) and would be satisfied with a new sharing of points in Austria synonymous with qualification.
Red Bull Salzburg suffered 3 setbacks in 5 days.
Atlético have been undefeated for 10 games (7 wins and 3 draws).
Atlético only need a draw to qualify … A defeat would eliminate the Spanish club !.
The Colchoneros won the first leg at home by a score of 3 to 2.
Salzburg remain on 2 heavy home defeats against Bayern Munich and Sturm Graz.
Atlético have been undefeated for 3 trips (2 wins and 1 draw), La Liga and Champions League included.
Atlético Madrid should do the job (win or draw) and qualify for the Round of 16.
Salzburg – Atl. Madrid : Betting Tips
Salzburg – Win Odds: 3.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70