Juventus begin their Champions League campaign with a tough trip to the Wanda Metropolitano
Atlético are in a similar situation. While not expected to win the Champions League, the Mattress Makers have had two consecutive disappointing campaigns over the last two seasons, finishing in the group stage and the round of 16 respectively. They’ll be hoping to go a little further this season.
Check out 90min’s preview of Wednesday’s clash below.
Where to Watch
|When Is Kick-Off?||Wednesday 18 September|
|What Time Is Kick-Off?||20:00 (BST)|
|TV Channel/Live Stream||BT Sport ESPN|
Where to Buy Tickets
Tickets are available via
Atlético’s Alvaro Morata hasn’t featured since August due to a knee injury and is not expected to play any part in Wednesday’s match.
|Atlético Madrid||Oblak; Tripper, Savić, Giménez, Lodi; Vitolo, Koke, Saúl, Lemar; João Félix, Costa.|
|Juventus||Szczesny; Cuadrado, De Ligt, Bonucci, Alex Sandro; Bentacur, Matuidi, Bernardeschi, Higuain, Ronaldo.|
Head to Head Record
Atlético and Juventus have met a total of 10 times throughout their history, with Juve winning on five occasions compared to
Atlético have enjoyed a good start to the season, winning three out of their first four La Liga games and currently sit on top of the league.
Juventus have had a decent, if unspectacular start to the season. They earned narrow wins against Parma and Napoli in their two opening games, but failed to beat an out-of-form Fiorentina at the Artemio Franchi on Saturday.
|Real Sociedad 2-0 Atlético Madrid (14/9)||Fiorentina 0-0 Juventus (14/9)|
|Atlético Madrid 1-0 Eibar (1/9)||Juventus 4-3 Napoli (31/8)|
|Leganés 0-1 Atlético Madrid (25/8)||Parma 0-1 Juventus (24/8)|
|Atlético Madrid 1-0 Getafe (18/8)||Triestina 0-1 Juventus (17/8)|
|Atlético Madrid 2-1 Juventus (10/8)||Juventus 3-1 Juventus B (14/8)|
Given the similarities in quality between the two sides, expect this to be a narrow match.