Atlético Madrid vs Manchester United: Match Preview & Betting Tips
The Red Devils will be heading to Madrid this week to face Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League Round of 16.
Manchester United progressed to the playoffs after finishing top of their group while their opponents will be heading into the match following a second-place finish in Group B.
Who will emerge victorious? Read on to find football betting tips and predictions on the Atlético Madrid vs Manchester United clash.
Atlético Madrid vs Manchester United Head-to-Head
The two teams have only clashed on two occasions in their history, resulting in one draw and one game ending in Atletico Madrid’s favour.
In terms of current form of Manchester United players, the team haven’t lost a single match in their last eight away games and have managed to score at least 1 goal in their last nine clashes. The Red Devils are currently on a four-game winning streak.
As for Atletico Madrid, they have conceded at least one goal in all of their last seven games. They’ll be hoping to amend that in Thursday’s clash against the Manchester United line-up.
Atlético Madrid vs Manchester Team News
In Manchester United news, Bailly might make a comeback after recovering from an ankle injury but Greenwood will be on the sidelines following his suspension. Cavani might not be able to play due to an injury.
Atletico Madrid will be without Cunha and Wass due to injury troubles while Griezmann will be joining the squad after recovering from a muscle problem. Lemar may also be on the sidelines due to COVID-19 suspicions following a positive result.
Atlético Madrid vs Manchester Betting Tips
Manchester United will head into this match in better form than their opponents. However, Atletico Madrid will be playing at a home advantage and will be expecting to score. It looks like this will be a close encounter and could go either way.
Manchester United to win: 3.20 odds
Atletico Madrid to win: 2.58 odds