Atlético Madrid and Lleida Esportiu meet at La Peineta Stadium, in a return match for this phase of the Copa del Rey (8th Finals), after the victory outside Atlético Madrid by (0-4) in the first leg.
The home team comes to this second leg with an advantage of 4 goals, after the away win by (0-4) in the first leg. The team comes to this match after a home victory over Getafe by (2-0). In the last 10 home matches Atlético Madrid has won 5, tied 4 and lost 1. The defense has been strong and only has suffered goals in 3 of the last 10 matches, and their attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In the last 20 home matches for all competitions there are 2 periods that stand out: they scored 11 of their 30 goals between minutes (61′-75 ‘); He suffered 4 of his 10 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Atlético de Madrid come to this day with a home win over Getafe, 2-0, adding that according to success followed in several competitions. The last defeat of this team was away from home, against Espanyol. In the first leg of this tie, Atletico de Madrid showed all its quality and beat Lleida 4-0, that is, has all the conditions to advance in the Copa del Rey. In this game against Lleida, coach Diego Simeone must line up in a 4-4-2, benefiting possession of the ball and supported attacks. Antoine Griezmann is the best Atlético de Madrid scorer in all competitions, with 8 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Felipe and Gaitán, both injured.
After the defeat at home, the visiting team comes to this second leg with a dismay of 4 goals and with the difficult task of recovering this negative result as a visitor. In the last match they played, for Segunda B, they beat Badalona at home by (2-0). In the last 10 away matches Lleida Esportiu has won 4, tied 3 and lost 3. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of the last 23 matches have ended with Under 1,5 goals and 17 out of 23 have ended with Under 2,5 goals. This is a team that usually feels very difficult to score first. In fact, he only opened the scoring once in the last 15 games. In 15 matches, they suffered the first goal 8 times and only managed 1 comeback.
Lleida Esportiu comes to this match with a victory over Badalona, 2-0, returning to victories after four consecutive games without tasting the taste of victory. To point out that the visiting team currently disputes the third Spanish division. To advance in the Copa del Rey, Lleida needs a true miracle. In this game away from home coach Gerard Albadalejo must opt for a very defensive strategy, exploring only the space in the back of the opponent. Jorge Félix is the great highlight of the visiting team: the Spaniard has already scored 7 goals in several competitions. For this game the coach can not use Marc Trilles, who is suspended.
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