Uefa Champions League: Bayern Munich vs Atletico Madrid Preview, Lineup, & Live Stream info

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Bayern Munich will host Atletico Madrid in the Champions League this week and the German goliaths will hope to retaliate for their defeat at Calderon from earlier this season.

This fixture might resemble a formality on paper as the Madrid-based side are now affirmed as group leaders and the Bundesliga monsters on second place has zero chance to catch them. But both groups could turn out with solid teams as there are some records that can be made.

Bayern are behind Atletico Madrid with only one group fixture remaining and will play to salvage some pride in front of their own fans. On the other hand, Atletico Madrid have won their 5 league games so far and another win against Bayern will make them the seventh team in Champions League history to win all their group fixtures. And surely the La Liga will try to capture that.

Carlo Ancelotti’s side lost 3-2 to Rostov on a night when Atletico were cruising to an anticipated 2-0 triumph at home to PSV. With Atletico having effectively beaten Bayern in Madrid, the Spaniards hold an unassailable six-point lead.

Team News: 

Diego Simeone’s side are incredible defensively and have kept four clean sheets in their five matches as such. In the event that they can keep up that record against Bayern amid the midweek, they absolutely have the assaulting capacity to scratch a win. Cerci, Augusto Fernandez are the only injury worries for the away side this week.

Diego Simeone’s side are incredible defensively and have kept four clean sheets in their five matches as such. In the event that they can keep up that record against Bayern amid the midweek, they absolutely have the assaulting capacity to scratch a win. Cerci, Augusto Fernandez are the only injury worries for the away side this week.

On the other hand, only Kingsley Koman and Green are injured for the Bavarians and rest are all fit to play the tie.

Head to Head Stats: 

Bayern’s general record at home against Spanish La Liga sides. They had won 17 and coaxed 5 out of the 24 coordinates as such, losing just twice.

Carlo Ancelotti has had a rough begin to life in Munich and the Bavarians will want to construct some certainty in front of the knockout rounds. A win over Atletico Madrid could give them the stage to recover their faltering season on track.

Atletico Madrid went by Germany to go up against Bundesliga sides on 17 events. They had overseen 5 wins and 3 draws, losing 9.

They figured out how to beat Bayern 1-0 prior this season and a win far from home would give them enormous belief. Atletico Madrid have also struggled in the league this season and will be peering toward the Champions League as their fundamental focus for the season.

Predicted Bayern Munich Lineup (4-2-3-1): Neuer; Kimmich, Martinez, Hummels, Alaba; Vidal, Thiago; Costa, Muller, Robben; Lewandowski

Predicted Atletico Madrid Lineup (4-4-2): Oblak; Juanfran, Gimenez, Godin, Luis; Saul, Gabi, Koke, Carrasco; Griezmann, Torres

Live Streaming:

The game will commence from 19:45 pm BST on 6th December 2016 (12:15 IST, 7th December) and will be telecast on Ten 1 for Indian viewers. For live streaming links, send a message to our official Facebook page.

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