Atletico Madrid will play host to Bayer Leverkusen in their Matchday 3 clash of Champions League 2019-20. Atletico Madrid are currently in second spot in Group D with a win and a draw in their previous two games. They are just behind Juventus on goal-difference. As for Bayer Leverkusen, they are bottom of Group D with a loss in both games. Atletico Madrid are currently struggling in LaLiga with just one win in their last five games (D4). However, Bayern Leverkusen will have to work hard if they wish to beat Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Competition: UEFA Champions League
Date and Time: October 22, 2019. 10:30 PM onwards (IST)
Venue: Wanda Metropolitano Stadium
Where to Watch: Sony ESPN Networks and SonyLIV
It wasn't a good weekend for us in the Bundesliga, but we've got a big day in the UCL in Madrid tomorrow and have an opportunity to quickly get back to winning ways 💪#MondayMotivation 🔜 #AtletiB04 pic.twitter.com/UCq2Kw24ua— Bayer 04 Leverkusen (@bayer04_en) October 21, 2019
Atletico Madrid and Bayer Leverkusen will be facing each for the fifth time in a Champions League clash and for seventh time in total. The German-side have failed to beat Atletico Madrid in their last three meetings (L2 D1). Atletico Madrid have held their nerve in their last three home-games against Bayer Leverkusen (W1 D2). Under Diego Simeone, Atletico Madrid have been on the losing side just twice in their 31 Champions League home games (W23 D6 L2). Atletico Madrid have a very strong record against German-sides and they have not conceded a single goal in any of their last five home-games against any team from Germany. Bayer Leverkusen have lost their last two UEFA Champions League games.