It won’t be easy for him
Atlético de Madrid be in the quarterfinals. For now he will have to achieve something that he has never achieved in his more than 112 years of history, turn a 0-1 against in Europe.
The Athletic has lost all seven competition heats UEFA in which he was defeated in the first leg at home. The most recent, against the Rubin kazan in the round of 32 of the Europe
League 12/13 (0-2 at home, 1-0 away).
Above, the English team has never lost in a two-game tie after winning the first leg away from home (it happened 13 times). The most recent precedent came in the quarterfinals of Europe
League on 18/19, a 1-0 win over the Slavia Prague before the 4-3 win in Stamford
If he Athletic you want to grab some positive data, there is also some. The mattress team has a 50% progression rate in Champions
League after losing the first leg in qualifying rounds, advancing in four of the eight previous qualifying rounds in these instances.
Among the 72 teams that lost the first leg in at least five ties, only the Reims (60%, who achieved it in three out of five) has the highest progression rate in the history of the competition, according to data from Versus.
As for the duel Simeone–TuchelIt should be noted that the German has only lost three of the 16 home games he has led as coach in Champions
League, with 11 wins and two draws. For its part, Simeone is undefeated in Champions League, in Stamford
Bridge, where he has achieved a victory and a draw.