Atletico Madrid vs Juventus Match Preview
Juventus had the last laugh after losing at this venue in last season’s Champions League round of 16 – and are now backed to end Atletico Madrid’s winning home sequence.
In February, late goals from Uruguayan defenders Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin gave Atletico a 2-0 win that looked to have put them well on course for the quarter-finals. But three weeks later, a hat-trick by Cristiano Ronaldo – who else? – turned the tie around.
Since then, Atletico have racked up eight wins and a draw at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, which has quickly been turned into every bit as much of a fortress as the old Vicente Calderon arena.
Diego Simeone’s side are very difficult to stop on their own pitch, especially in Europe (see stats above), but they did slip to a 2-0 La Liga defeat away to Real Sociedad at the weekend.
But Juventus are also an extremely formidable side, especially with that man Ronaldo who has been the bane of Atletico’s lives in this competition down the years – especially when he was playing just across the Spanish capital for Real Madrid.
Maurizio Sarri’s side were held 0-0 at Fiorentina on Saturday, but when Juventus are 100% on their game they are up there with the continent’s very best teams and they could just be good value to inflict more anguish on Atletico.
Atletico Madrid vs Juventus preview for Wednesday’s Champions League match at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. These clubs are in Group D with Bayer Leverkusen and Lokomotiv Moscow. Read on for our free correct score prediction and betting tips.
Atletico Madrid vs Juventus Score Prediction
Atletico Madrid vs Juventus Match Info
Date: Wednesday September 18 2019
Kick-off time: 8.00pm BST
Venue: Wanda Metropolitano Stadium
Referee: Danny Makkelie (Netherlands)
Atletico Madrid vs Juventus Head-To-Head Record
Last 4 matches
March 12 2019: Juventus 3-0 Atletico Madrid
February 20 2019: Atletico Madrid 2-0 Juventus
December 9 2014: Juventus 0-0 Atletico Madrid
October 1 2014: Atletico Madrid 1-0 Juventus
Total head-to-head matches played: 9
Atletico Madrid wins: 3
Juventus wins: 5
Atletico Madrid vs Juventus Stats
Atletico Madrid have won the last three of their four previous home matches against Juventus, losing the other
Atletico have also won their latest six home games against Italian opposition, plus nine in a row at home in Europe
Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo has scored seven goals in his eight previous games against Atletico Madrid in European competitions