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| On Updated : Sep 18, 2019 3:49 PM IST

ATL vs JUV Dream11 Prediction | Champions League | Atletico Madrid vs Juventus, Fantasy Team News, Playing 11

ATL vs JUV Dream11 Preview:

Atletico Madrid has a clean opportunity to take the vengeance of their last 16 stage defeat in the previous season against the same opponent – Juventus who will be opening their campaign of 2019-20 Champions League.

Meanwhile, Juventus witnessed a goalless draw against Fiorentina at Wanda Metropolitano on weekend.

Good news revolving around Juventus fanbase is Maurizio Sarri is all set to charge of his first game in the competition after recovering from pneumonia, but coming against Simeons's tactically sound Madrid might give him a headache.

Koke led- Madrid sits on the top of the La Liga points table with three wins in four games while they faced an embarrassment losing against Real Sociedad (2-0) on Saturday.

While Juve was back with a goalless match against Fiorentina this weekend.

The match is set to begin at 8:00 PM.

Match details:

The Champions League match will be played between Atletico Madrid and Juventus at Wanda Metropolitano.
The game will start at 08:00 PM (IST), on Wednesday, September 18.

Recent form :

Atletico Madrid form: WWWL

Juventus form: WWD

Atletico Madrid Team News:

  • Atletico is dealing with several injury concerns but the major one comes with Jan Oblak, after the Slovenian picked up a head injury at Real Sociedad.
  • Now Simeone will not rick his key goal-keeper, meaning  Antonio Adan has a good chance to impress us against Juventus.
  • Other injury concerns are Thomas Partey (hamstring), Alvaro Morata (knee) and long-term absentee Sime Vrsaljko (knee).
  • Up ahead in the attack, Diego Costa is expected to walk parallel by Joao Felix in the absence of Morata.
  • No Partey means,  summer signing Marcos Llorente will start as Atletico Madrid’s holding midfielder along with Saul Niguez,
  • Koke and Vitolo should be the two wide midfielders for Madrid.
  • Back is expected to have one chance with Mario Hermoso replacing Stefan Savic alongside the heart of the Atletico Madrid defense – Jose Gimenez
  • Renan Lodi and Kieran Trippier should be the two full-backs, with Santiago Arias missing out once again.

Atletico Madrid Possible 11: (4-2-2)

Adan(GP) Trippier, Gimenez, Hermoso, Lodi; Vitolo, Llorente, Saul, Koke; Costa, Felix

Juventus Team News:

  • Maurizio Sarri would also be banging his head after being surrounded by injured players.
  • The biggest issue is right-back slot after Danilo sustained cramps against Fiorentina.
  • Also, Mattia De Sciglio is already out of thigh injury, now Sarri can only rely on Juan Cuadrado to start as a makeshift right-back.
  • Rest of the defending line seems unbreakable with Matthijs de Ligt who comes in place of long-term knee injured player Giorgio Chiellini.
  • Matthijs de Ligt will handle the pressure along with Leonardo Bonucci at the heart of the Juventus defense, with Alex Sandro completing the backline.
  • Mattia Perin remains unavailable due to a shoulder injury.
  • Wojciech Szczesny will be guarding the two poles with Gianluigi Buffon being his backup.
  • Other concerns in the middle order are Miralem Pjanic who is doubtful due to a thigh injury, while Emre Can is not even a part of the Juventus Champions League squad.
  • Midfield will now be under the surveillance of Adrien Rabiot, veterans Sami Khedira and Blaise Matuidi.
  • Douglas Costa is a fresh injury concern and he will be replaced by Federico Bernadeschi into the starting lineup, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Gonzalo Higuain.

Juventus Possible11: (4-3-3)

Szczesny(GP), Cuadrado, Bonucci, de Ligt, Sandro; Rabiot, Khedira, Matuidi; Bernardeschi, Higuain, Ronaldo

Likely to score:

For Atletico Madrid: D Costa, Koke, Felix

For Juventus: C Ronaldo, Matuidi

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