Atalanta and Real Madrid you can see the faces in the first leg of the knockout stages of the Champions League, where the whites visit the Dea with the intention of obtaining a positive result for the second leg.
The team of Zinedine Zidane knows the danger of Atalanta by Gasperini, who already reached the quarterfinals last season and was close to getting off the Paris Saint-Germain. The meringues arrive in a good moment of form, with four consecutive victories that have allowed them to position themselves 3 points behind Atlético de Madrid, yes, with a game more played than the rojiblancos,
The Real Madrid has very important casualties for this game, such as that of Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal and Karim Benzema, cornerstone in the white attack. Therefore, the current champion of LaLiga Santander clings to his defensive solidity, with excellent Thibaut Courtois and a great Casemiro in the pivot, which were essential in the victory last weekend against the Real Valladolid (0-1).
On the other hand, Rodrygo Goes, Fede Valverde, Eden Hazard, Miliato and Odriozol
to They are in the final stretch of their respective recoveries, although they will not reach this match. Faces the Real Madrid to a team with a tremendous offensive vocation, which despite the departure of Papu Gómez to Sevilla in the winter market it has not lost an iota of competitiveness.
The bergamasco team comes from winning 4-2 in its Atleti Azurria Stadium of Italy (where he will face the Real Madrid) to the Naples on the A series, so they already add 43 points, close to the positions of Champions League. From the hand of the technician Gian Piero Gasperini, the team’s growth has been spectacular in recent years. With players like Duvan Zapata, Josip Ilicic, the lane Gosens or Freuler on the pivot. To highlight the young Argentine defender Christian romero, which has become essential in the Dea.
For this meeting they are low Hans hateboer, a very important player for the Bergamo team, and Maehle, as confirmed by the technician himself days ago. The Atalanta qualified second in the group stage, behind the Liverpool of Jurgen Klopp, while Real Madrid did it as first, ahead of Borussia Möenchengladbach of Marco Rose.
When do you play Atalanta – Real Madrid?
The game is played today, Wednesday, February 24, at 21.00 hours
Where to see Atalanta – Real Madrid?
The encounter can be seen by Movistar Champions League (50), platform dial Movistar Plus. You can follow all the information about the match by Sports World website.