Champions League

UCL! Stats To Play With Ahead Of Real Madrid Vs Atletico Madrid Game

Are we not tired of the Madrid derby in the UEFA Champions League? But we don’t have a choice than to hope its interesting.

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Ahead of the massive game, we bring to you some stats;

This is the fourth season in succession that these city rivals face off in the Champions League knockout phase; Atlético are yet to claim victory over Los Blancos during this recent run (D2 L2).

Real and Atlético have met in a European Cup/Champions League semi-final before, Los Blancos progressing through to the final after three legs against their city rivals during the 1958/59 campaign; they went on to lift the trophy.

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Atlético Madrid have reached the semi-finals of the Champions League for the third time in four seasons. They had never reached that stage previously (since 1992/93).

Real Madrid have reached the Champions League semis for the 7th consecutive season, a record in the history of the tournament.

In the last round, Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to reach the 100-goal mark in the Champions League. He’s scored 0.75 goals per game in the knockout stages (49 in 65 games), a better rate than in the group stages (0.71).

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Antoine Griezmann has scored or assisted 50% of Atlético Madrid’s goals in the Champions League since last season (12 goals and 3 assists).

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