From the beginning of the match, FCB started to attack again and again but Lionel Messi & Neymar made more opportunity to score goal by lot of attempts. Fernando Torres surprised the football world on 25 minute of the match by his goal for ATM. It was a great opportunity made for the Atletico’s. But 35 minute foul of Torres forced match referee to give him red card which change the match result. 10 man squad surely was not enough against FCB. Half time finished with 1 – 0 as well. But Barcelona didn’t stopped to attack and get success on 63 & 74 minute by pair goal of Luis Suarez.
FCB 2 – 1 ATM – Goals
25′ Fernando Torres 0 – 1
63′ Luis Suarez 1 – 1
74′ Luis Suarez 2 – 1
1st leg Highlights of UEFA Champions League –
Defending title holder of Champions League Barcelona will host the first leg match of the quarterfinal at Camp Nou on 6 April 2016. This is third successful season for Barca in Champions League, they are unbeaten in this season and they played 8 matches in group stage. They won 6 of them and draw in two matches, they beat Arsenal on knockout stage very easily. Adriano and Sandro Ramirez was not available for hamstring injuries. Injury problem also make worry in Atletico Madrid squad. Lucas Hernandez may not available for his back problem and Diego Godin, Jose Gimenez and Stefan Savic also out of the squad due to injury issues. Barcelona desperately looking to bounce back after defeating against Real Madrid and that’s why they will be play this match with all of their strength.
Match between: Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona
Tournament: Champions league (Quarter final)
Date: 6 April 2016
Time: 6:45pm (GMT), 5:45pm (BST), 8:45pm (CEST)
- Highlights will be released here after the finishing of the match
Stadium: Camp Nou, Barcelona
Address: C. Aristides Maillol
Seating capacity: 99,354
TV Channel: TEN Sports India, ESPN Cono Norte, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, ESPN + Andina, ESPN + Sur, Ziggo Sport Voetbal, Klik SPORT
Atletico Madrid: Angel Moya, Koke, Diego Godin, Tiago Mendes, Matias Kranevitter, Filipe Luis, Oliver Torres, Fernando Torres, Augusto Fernandez, Antoine Griezmann, Angel Correa, Gabi, Stefan Savic, Jesus Gamez, Jan Oblak, Juanfran, Yannick Carrasco, Saul Niguez, Luciano Vietto, Lucas Hernandez, Thomas Partey, Jose Gimenez.
Key players: Fernando Torres, Stefan Savic, Juanfran, Yannick Carrasco, Saul Niguez
Barcelona: Javier Mascherano, Jeremy Mathieu, Neymar, MarcAndre ter Stegen, Ivan Rakitic, Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique, Marc Bartra, Douglas, Sandro Ramirez, Andres Iniesta, Rafinha, Sergio Busquets, Munir El Haddadi, Luis Suarez, Dani Alves, Sergi Roberto, Thomas Vermaelen, Jordi Alba, Adriano, Claudio Bravo.
Key player: Neymar, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Dani Alves, Sergi Roberto.
Head to Head:
Match played: 50
Atletico Madrid won: 14
Barcelona won: 25
Match draw: 11
Last 5 Matches:
01 Mar 2016 ATM 3 – 0 Real Sociedad
06 Mar 2016 Valencia 1 – 3 ATM
12 Mar 2016 ATM 3 – 0 Depo La Coruna
15 Mar 2016 ATM 0 – 0 Eindhoven
19 Mar 2016 Sporting Gijon 2 – 1 ATM
2 Apr 2016 FCB 1-2 Real Madrid
20 Mar 2016 Villarreal 2 – 2 FCB
16 Mar 2016 FCB 3 – 1 Arsenal
12 Mar 2016 FCB 6 – 0 Getafe
06 March 2016 Eibar 0 – 4 FCB
Prediction: Atletico Madrid 1 – 2 Barcelona
Both team performing highest level football and it’s really hard to say the prediction. Into the last match in El Clasico, Lionel Messi’s team lost against the team of Cristiano Ronaldo which make pressure to the team. Fernando Torres would just another obstacle in front of Barcelona as well.