After a sensational match at Vicente Calderios, two neighbors are going to play the second leg of UCL quarterfinal at Santiago Bernabeu on 23 April. Although, the first leg finished with a surprising 0-0 draw, tomorrow at least one side needs to lead another to decide the semifinalist.
However, here is the Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid match preview and match news, what you should know before watching UCL quarterfinal. If you have watched the first leg, we are confirmed that there is so many things have changed after that match. Let’s take a look at them.
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Match Preview | UCL Quarterfinal
The first match of UEFA Champions League quarterfinal between Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid was worth watching since both teams shown very different form and dribbling ability throughout the match.
Current Form Of Real Madrid
Although, Bale Benzema and Ronaldo started the match quite differently after a 9-1 win against Granada ad 3-0 win against Eiber, yet, BBC failed to carry the equal capacity throughout the entire match. Hence, the first derby ended up with goalless draw.
Overall performance of Carlo Ancelotti’s men is up to the mark and they can handle the pressure at their home ground. But, the most surprising thing is Real Madrid have not beaten their neighbors in last 7 matches. That is what you should know if you are a Real Madrid supporter.
Now, here is a bad news for you. Although, Bale and Benzema were available in the first leg, yet, there is a doubt whether they would be able to play or not. Bale and Benzema both are having some injury. Not only Bale and Benzema, the reliable defender of RM, Luka Modric is also having injury since Real Madrid vs Malaga match. If they will miss the match on 23 April, the whole pressure would be moved towards the current Ballowd d’Or winner, Ronaldo.
Current Form Of Atletico Madrid
After the first derby, it seems, Atletico Madrid have the best goalkeeper in the world. He saved couple of goals from the goal line. Apart from that, Juanfran, Miranda, Godin, Guiherme Siqueira, Koke, Suarez have played a sensational match against their long time rival, Real Madrid.
Although, Torres played only last 7 minutes by replacing Koke, still we should not forget how did he manage the ball in the penalty box multiple times. After commencing his game in the first leg, he became a nightmare for Real Madrid’s defender as well as goalkeeper.
After watching his form, Pablo Simeone can implement this man before than the last match.
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Match Facts
Atletico Madrid are unbeaten in last 7 derbies in various leagues. That is the main difficulty of Real Madrid. Although, Atletico Madrid was defeated to Real Madrid in the last year UCL final with 4-1, yet, the 90 minute score was 1-1. And in the first leg of 2014/15 UCL quarter final, they are still unbeaten with 0-0 draw.
Apart from that, Atletico Madrid have several other wins against Real Madrid including in La Liga. Therefore, Real Madrid must have to play something different to win against Atletico Madrid.
Possible Lineup Of Real Madrid And Atletico Madrid
Real Madrid: Casillas, Pepe, Ramos, Carvajal, Coentrao, James, Isco, Kroos, Illarramendi, Hernandez, Ronaldo
Atletico Madrdi: Oblak, Godin, Miranda, Juanfran, Siqueira, Koke, Tiago, Gabi, Turan, Mandzukic, Griezmann
Real Madrid vs Atlético Madrid
Champions League Quarterfinal
Date & Time: April 23, 2:45 PM
Stadium: Santiago Bernabéu
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Match Prediction
Although, this is very difficult to say anything about this match, but it seems the match will be finished with 1-1 after 90 minutes.