Atletico Madrid will face Juventus in the first matchday of the 2019/2020 Champions League group stage. Both teams are appear unsteady in the latest match.
The match will take place at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Madrid, Thursday (9/19/2019) early morning Indonesian time. The kickoff was precisely held at 2:00 a.m.
As mentioned above, both teams failed to score maximum results in the latest match. Atletico Madrid was beaten by Real Sociedad by a score of 0-2, while Juventus were held to a 1-1 draw by Fiorentina.
Juventus coach, Maurizio Sarri, is predicted to maximize the role of Cristiano Ronaldo who this season has only contributed 1 goal. Ronaldo is expected to return sharply when it comes to the city of Madrid, the city where he spent nine full years of success with Real Madrid.
Both teams also clashed in the Champions League last season. Los Rojiblancos journey-nickname Atletico, stopped after Juventus removed. So this match will be used by Atletico to resolve the grudge.
At that time, Juventus eliminated Atletico dramatically in the last 16. The Old Lady almost ran aground after losing 0-2 at home to Atletico, through goals from Jose Maria Gimenez (78) and Diego Godin (83). However, surprisingly Juventus made a comeback with Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick.
Can Ronaldo again appear as a hero of Juventus?
Atletico Madrid Players (4-4-2): Oblak; Trippier, Gimenez, Savic, Renan Lodi; Vitolo, Llorente, Saul, Koke; Diego Costa, Joao Felix
Coach: Diego Simeone
Juventus (4-3-3): Szczesny; Cuadrado, Bonucci, De Ligt, Alex Sandro; Bentancur, Khedira, Matuidi; Bernardeschi, Higuain, Cristiano Ronaldo
Coach: Maurizio Sarri