Atlético Madrid and Roma meet at La Peineta Stadium, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). In this game the home factor may be decisive, since the Roma presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
Atl. Madrid :
After 3 draws and 1 loss, the home team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 3 points won. In the last match, they tied for (1-1) at home against Qarabağ, after in the previous match, tied for (0-0) with Qarabağ. This is a team that usually has similar results in home and away matches, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, as in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins and 9 draws as a visitor; against 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses at their stadium. In the last match they played, for the First Division, they drew with Real Madrid at home by (0-0). In the last 10 home matches Atlético Madrid has won 5, tied 4 and lost 1.
For this competition, he does not win 4 games ago. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 20 home matches for all competitions: they have suffered 7 of their 14 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Atlético de Madrid come into this game with a draw against Real Madrid, adding the ninth game in a row without losing in several competitions. In this game for the Champions League, coach Diego Simeone must play in a 4-4-2, benefiting possession of the ball and attacks by the flanks, especially through the left. The Argentine end Angel Correa is the great highlight of Atletico Madrid, with 4 goals and 1 assistance. For this game the coach can not count on Stefan Savic, player who is serving a suspension.
After 2 wins and 2 draws, the away team is currently in the 1 st position, with 8 points won. In the last match, they won by (3-0) at home against Chelsea, after in the previous match, tied for (3-3) away with Chelsea. This is a team that, oddly enough, was better outside than at home, as in the last 30 matches they register 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses in away matches; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses at their stadium. In the last match they played, for Serie A, they beat Lazio at home by (2-1). In their last away game, for Serie A, they won by (2-4) against Fiorentina. In the last 10 away matches Roma has 7 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 3 of the last 4 matches for this competition. This is a team that usually scores many times first: opened the scoring in 12 of its last 15 games, of these 12 reached the break in advantage in 8 and always managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘.
Roma arrive in this match with a victory over Lazio, 2-1, adding an excellent series of six consecutive wins in several competitions: the goals were scored by Perotti and Nainggolan. In this away game, coach Eusebio Di Francesco must opt for a more defensive strategy, with very close lines, betting only on the counterattack, exploring in the best way the defensive difficulties of the opponent. The Bosnian Edin Dzeko is the great highlight of the Italians, with 7 goals scored. Everything indicates that the coach can not count on the injured Karsdorp.
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