RB Leipzig faces Atletico Madrid
RB Leipzig faces Atletico Madrid at the Estadio Jose Alvalade in a match from the Champions League 1/4-finals. One of these two teams will qualify for the competition’s 1/2-finals. Let’s preview this clash in our football prediction betting tips today.
RB Leipzig made a great performance in the competition so far. They were impressive in the group stage and they also eliminated Tottenham Hotspur in the 1/8-finals. Right now the Red Bulls are enjoying their best performance in the Champions League in their history so far. But could they go even further in the tournament?
If they can, they must do it without the star striker Timo Werner. The German international is not a part of the team anymore. Werner finalized his transfer to Chelsea and he’s already in England. This means that RB Leipzig must face Atletico Madrid without their best player.
Atletico Madrid will try to reach their third Champions League final in the last six years. The Spanish giants are chasing their first trophy from the competition and Diego Simeone looks like the right man to lead them to success. Los Colchoneros didn’t have enough luck in the two finals they played, but now they are motivated to reach the last game again.
In the 1/8-finals Atletico Madrid did something impressive and eliminated from the competition the trophy holders Liverpool. Cholo Simeone’s boys did it after two wins – 1-0 in Spain and 3-2 in England after extra time. This was a huge statement from Atletico.
These are our football prediction betting tips today for the Champions League 1/4-finals game between RB Leipzig and Atletico Madrid on Thursday. The Spaniards are the huge favourite here. They have the quality and the experience to go further. At the same time the must not underrestimate the German side and they probably know it very well.