Game Week 6 of the Champions League will feature two giants of European football, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid lock horns against each other at the Allianz Arena in Munich. Both the teams have qualified for the next stage of the tournament, however it will be group winners Atletico Madrid will be looking to make the history by winning all of their group matches for the first time.
While Bayern, who are 6 points behind Atletico have failed to qualify for the knockouts’ as group winners for the first time since 2009.
In the reverse fixture, which took place earlier, Atletico had outshone Bayern 1-0 on their homeground.
Bayern are coming into this match on the back of 3-1 win over Mainz in the last Bundesliga match. Carlo Ancelotti’s side has relatively very few injury concerns with the main one being Kingsley Coman, who suffered a knee injury and will be out for the rest of the year. Other than that, wingers Arjen Robben and Frank Ribery who returned to the playing fold in the last match will be seen leading the attack while captain Philip Lahm will play in his new capacity as a central mid-fielder.
Injuries concerns for Atletico Madrid are also relatively minor too. The duo of Cerci and Fernandez are ruled out of the match due to their knee injuries. While left-back Felipe Luis is just a booking away from a ban.
Looking at team both teams’ strengths and recent forms, Bayern Munich is slight favorite to win this mouth-watering tie.
Bayern Munich vs Atletico Madrid MATCH TIME AND LIVE STREAMI#UCLNG:
Date: 7th December, Wednesday
Time: 1.15 AM IST
Venue: Allianz Arena, Munich
TV guide, India: Ten 1 HD
Live Stream: www.tensports.com
PROBABLE STARTING XI
Atletico Madrid: Oblak, Juanfran, Luis, Godin, Gimenez, Gabi, Tiago, Koke, Carrasco, Griezmann and Gameiro.
Bayern Munich: Neuer, Kimmich, Hummels, Martinez, Alaba, Alonso, Lahm, Thiago, Ribery, Robben and Lewandowski.
Atletico Madrid 2
Bayern Munich 2
Bayern 1-2 Atleti
Bayern 2-1 Atleti
Bayern 1-1 Atleti
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