UEFA Champions League : Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Preview, Line-ups, Betting Odds and TV guide

In the first semifinal of the UEFA Champions League gameweek, it will be a Madrid derby at Santiago Bernabeu.


The two Madrid giants Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid have locked their horns in the first leg of the semi-final of UEFA Champions league in the last week.

They are about to meet again at Santiago Bernabeu to decide the spot in the final. In this particular tie, Zinedine Zidane’s side, Real Madrid has already stepped one foot ahead to secure their spot in the last fixture following their dominated 3-0 away victory over the arch rivals. So, in this tie, the home side must do something extraordinary to secure rescue the match.

Team News: 

Following an injury, Real Madrid star Gareth Bale is still not available to start the game. So, the youngster Isco will be promoted in the starting line-up same as the first leg of the tie. Moreover, James Rodriguez is still in doubt to be selected in the fist team. On the other hand, Atletico Madrid will also not be looking for any change in their starting line-up. So, it is also expected to be the same as it was in the first leg of the tie.

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Possible Line-ups:

Key Players: 

Both the teams do have such big names in their teams. For Real Madrid, every eye will be focused on the Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, who single-handedly let his team win the first leg of the tie following an hattrick. Moreover, Isco and Karim Benzema can also have a huge impact in the game if they are not marked properly. Marcelo on the left side has been the gem of his form and he is followed by the Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos, who usually finds himself in the scoresheet very often nowadays.

On the other hand, Atletico Madrid fans will be looking for some miracle to happen and they will be dependent on their star man Antonie Griezmann. There is hardly any man in the world, who should have doubt on the Frenchman’s ability. Apart from that Koke and Gameiro also can have a massive impact in the game. Felipe Luis’s crosses can also cause danger in the home side’s box. Fernando Torres can also have some effect in the game coming off the bench.

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Head-To-Head:

Latest Form (All Competitions): 

Real Madrid: W-W-W-W-L
Atletico Madrid: W-L-W-L-W

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Betting Odds (Bet365): 

Real Madrid- 2.75

Draw- 3.60

Atletico Madrid- 2.63

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Live Streaming Link: 

The game is scheduled on Thursday, 11th May 2017 from 12.15 AM IST and will be telecast on Ten2 for Indian viewers. However, for online streaming links send us a message on our official Facebook page.